March 15, 2013 12:00AM
The Mechanical Contractors Association of Kansas City gave a big boost to the Pittsburg State MCA chapter this week when it donated $5,000 to the student group.
Bob Looman, executive director of the MCA of KC, presented the check during a meeting of the PSU MCA chapter at the Kansas Technology Center.
"We are proud to support this wonderful program at Pitt State," Looman said. "This is one of the top 10 percent of student chapters in terms of paid members, and it's one that features a lot of talent and skill. It's an honor to support the PSU group with this donation."
Shannon Nicklaus, adviser of the PSU chapter, said the money will help the group pay for conventions, recruiting and field trips.
"This will definitely help our students in this group in a variety of ways, and we're grateful to MCA of Kansas City for supporting us in this way," Nicklaus said.