Ms. Rebecca Walewski

Awarded $2,500 on 3/13/2007

Rebecca Walewski is a 3rd generation auto worker.  Her grandfather, her father and she all worked on the line.  She is not only the first woman in her family to go to college, she is the first person in her entire family to further her education.  She went back to school and got her BA in 2006 while working full time and graduated with a GPA of 3.2. and then decided, why stop there?  She is currently attending Eastern Michigan University to get her MBA in human resources and has a 3.8 GPA.  She is doing a part-time internship at Tower Automotive, where she works in HR and is excited to be at "headquarters" instead of on the line. She intends to stay in automotive industry, using her education to change policies and procedures and some of the archaic practices.