Michigan Association of Fire Fighters

Photo by Jennifer Gomori, MAFF Editor                                                                                                                                                         MAFF Executive Director Fred Timpner (right) congratulates 2022 Carl Parsell Scholarship recipient Chloe Mietelka (second from right) and her parents MAPE member Steven M. Mietelka and Mary Mietelka.


By Jennifer Gomori, MAFF Editor

Nicholas Hawrylko of Washington Township and Chloe Mietelka of Jackson were honored with $2,500 Carl Parsell Scholarships. The two leaders were recognized for their academic excellence and commitment to their communities and schools.

Mietelka received her award during the 32nd Annual Carl Parsell Memorial Golf Outing on June 9, 2022 at Links of Novi. Hawrylko also received his scholarship recognition in June, but was unable to attend the awards ceremony, which was the same day as his high school graduation.

The Carl Parsell Scholarship Fund was established in 1991 to continue the legacy of Parsell, a law enforcement union movement pioneer, by improving the lives and futures of others, through education. Scholarships are awarded annually to Michigan family members of Michigan Association of Police (MAP), Michigan Association of Fire Fighters (MAFF) and Michigan Association of Public Employees (MAPE) union members.

Since the fund's establishment, $138,000 in scholarships have been awarded. Funds for the scholarships are derived from the Annual Carl Parsell Memorial Scholarship Golf Outing.