Avondale Student Awarded Huntington Ford Scholarship

Allison Drabek is determined to become a nurse. And for her, it is personal. The Avondale High School senior developed lupus a few years ago. She credits her nurses for helping her through that difficult time. “It was a life-changing experience,” recalls Drabek. “I never forgot how kind they were to me when I was so sick. Now I want to get my degree in nursing from Oakland University (OU) so I can help others. This spring, Drabek’s dream of becoming a nurse took a major leap closer to … [Read more...]

Rochester High School Student Scholarship Winner Wants to Help Others

Inspired by 'Flint Water Crisis Hero' Cousin, Rochester High School Student Scholarship Winner Wants to Help Others Marie Numan has a strong passion for helping others. The Rochester High School student, who will attend Oakland University (OU) this fall, is this year’s recipient of the Huntington Ford Scholarship, a full-tuition award sponsored by dealership owners Pat and Christie Scoggin. Numan’s kind and caring personality is evident in her volunteer work at Beaumont Hospital in Troy … [Read more...]

Huntington Ford Presents Full-Tuition Scholarship to OU-Bound Avondale Grad

For the fifth straight year, Huntington Ford of Rochester Hills has awarded a full-tuition, renewable scholarship to an Oakland University-bound student from the Greater Rochester area. Dealership owners Pat and Christie Scoggin recently presented this year’s award to Rachel Swink, a 2016 graduate of Avondale High School. While at Avondale, Swink excelled academically and devoted herself to several extracurricular activities, including varsity soccer and raising awareness of food allergies. … [Read more...]

Huntington Ford scholarship gives local students head start in college

Huntington Ford of Rochester Hills is announcing the 2013 recipient of its annual, full-tuition scholarship to Oakland University. Chandler Swink, an Auburn Hills native and graduate of Avondale High School, plans to pursue a nursing degree and eventually work as an advanced practice registered nurse. Calling the scholarship a "dream come true," he said it would allow him to fulfill his lifelong aspiration to help others. Scholarship candidates are evaluated based on financial need, … [Read more...]