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Hatch contributes $2,500 scholarship for annual Mohawk competition

Popsicle Stick Long-time Mohawk College supporter Hatch is donating the $2,500 first-place tuition scholarship prize for Mohawk's 2011 Popsicle Stick Bridge Building Competition. The annual competition, now in its 24th year, tests the engineering skills of high school and college students. Hundreds of students build model bridges out of Popsicle sticks and glue and compete for scholarships and cash prizes. The competition is run by a team of Building and Construction Sciences faculty, staff and students, including professors Peter Olynyk and Kevin Haluik, technologists Paul "Captain Crunch" Cronkwright and matthew Shelley and program coordinator Chris Blackwood.  Hatch supplies engineering, project and construction management services, process and business consulting and operational services to the mining, metallurgical, energy and infrastructure industries.