Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) Diesel Technology student Douglas Stone of Dallas Center receives congratulations from DMACC President Rob Denson for receiving a $1,000 MikeRoweWORKS Foundation 2017 Tools Scholarship. Stone was recognized for his superior performance in an academic course of study in an Associated Equipment Distributors (AED) accredited college program in construction diesel and equipment technology. Joining in the check presentation is DMACC Diesel Technology Professor Lon Moffitt.

Mike Rowe is the creator and host of the show “Dirty Jobs” on the Discovery Channel and the CNN series “Somebody’s Gotta Do It”. Rowe is dedicated to promoting the skilled trades, including construction-related industries, in an effort to address image and workforce issues. Rowe continues to provide resources to help make informed choices as to career and technical job options, and information as to where they may find schools and financial aid to help them achieve their goals.