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Stephen W. Baker/Herbert W. Baker Memorial Scholarship
Oct 05, 2021
From left to right: Bryan Halstead (Assistant Director), LaMesha Cropper (Scholarship Winner), Adam Baker (Son of Stephen Baker)

A scholarship has been established in the name of Stephen and Herbert Baker to assist apprentice electricians starting their electrical career with IBEW Local 666. The recipient of this award will be granted a $500 scholarship to assist with the cost of tuition and books.   

Herbert W. Baker was a longtime member of IBEW Local 666 serving as a Journeyman Electrician for 23 years.  His son, Stephen W. Baker eventually followed his father's career path and also earned his Jouneyman Card and worked through Local 666 as a member for 42 years prior to his passing in 2018.  Both men were committed to family, and both believed in always reaching back to help others coming up behind them.  Stephen and Herbert dutifully paid dues every year, Stephen paying well into his retirement years understanding that the dues went to help others in the local who needed it most.  

"The Stephen W. Baker/Herbert W. Baker Memorial Scholarship seeks to continue the spirit of both men by helping to support new electricians beginning their careers.  Helping offset some of the financial burden of tools, tuition and books as an electrician begins his or her career means that one day they will be able to reach back and do the same for someone else behind them."  ----Adam Baker (son of Stephen W. Baker)

The scholarship is available twice a year to any apprentice starting their First Year/Second Semester of apprenticeship.  The recipient for the Fall Semester scholarship was awarded to LaMesha Cropper.  Lamesha, a military veterian, is the fourth recipiant and the first woman to recieve the $500.00 scolarship.  Congratulations!!

Applications are currently being accepted for anyone entering their First Year/Second Semester of apprenticeship for the upcoming Summer/Fall Semester.

 

                                                                                                  


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It is against the law for a sponsor of an apprenticeship program to discriminate against an apprenticeship applicant or apprentice based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), sexual orientation, age (40 years or older except the applicant must be 17 years of age to apply), Genetic information, or disability.
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