Winner of Scholarship Contest for Moms Returning to School

Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education and corporate training, is proud to announce that the winner of its Moms in School video scholarship contest is Katrina Mazanet. The scholarship awards Ms. Mazanet $2,000, which she will put toward her tuition in the Dental Hygiene program at Madison College.

“I am a mother of two young children who keep me motivated and inspired,” said Ms. Mazanet. “I also work part time to help support my family and my academic goals. My goal is to support my family as a Registered Dental Hygienist who specializes in helping children to establish good oral hygiene habits while they are young. This award will help make that dream a possibility for me!”

Ms. Mazanet is attending Madison College as a full time dental hygiene student. She currently has a 3.4 grade point average and will begin her second year in the program in fall 2016.

Ms. Mazanet was selected as a finalist in Career Step’s video scholarship contest for moms returning to school through a lengthy review process from among numerous applicants. Applicants submitted a one- to three-minute video on “Back to School from a Mom’s Perspective.” After Career Step selected the top three finalists, Ms. Mazanet won the scholarship contest by receiving the most votes over a two week period. To view Ms. Mazanet’s winning video, along with those of the other finalists, visit the Career Step scholarship voting page.

“One of the privileges of being a part of Career Step is helping others reach for and achieve their goals,” said Steve Tober, President and CEO of Career Step. “All of our scholarships, especially those for mothers returning to school, enable Career Step to help more people receive the education needed to build a better life for themselves and their families. We are honored to have Katrina receive this award and wish her and her family the best as she completes her schooling.”

To learn more about Career Step’s efforts to support education of all kinds and explore its program offerings, visit or call 1-800-246-7837.

About Career Step
Career Step is an online provider of career-focused education and corporate training. The company has trained over 100,000 students for new careers, has more than 150 partnerships with colleges and universities nationwide, offers a variety of continuing education courses for healthcare professionals and has educated more than 8,000 health information professionals through its Corporate Training Division. Career Step provides training for several of the largest and most respected healthcare employers in the nation and is committed to helping students and practicing healthcare professionals alike gain the skills they need to be successful in the workplace—improving lives, advancing careers and bettering business results through education. More information can be found at or 1-800-246-7836.

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