Iron Workers Local 396 is proud to announce the winner of the 2016 Godfrey P. Padberg Memorial Iron Worker Scholarship is Mikayla C. Faulkner, daughter of Local 396 journeyman member Carl Faulkner and his wife Chris.
The scholarship was established in 2003 after the passing of Godfrey P. Padberg. The Padberg, Corrigan & Appelbaum law firm established the Godfrey P. Padberg Iron Workers’ Scholarship to honor him and his relationship with Iron Workers Local 396.
Each year the law firm awards one $10,000 scholarship to a son or daughter of a Local 396 member to aid in furthering his or her education. Since its inception in 2003, a total of $130,000 in scholarships have been awarded
Mikayla graduated from the University of Missouri-St. Louis with a bachelor’s degree in elementary education in May 2012. She is currently finishing her master’s degree at Webster University in early childhood education with a special certificate in inclusive education. She will graduate from Webster University in May 2017.
Mikayla has taught kindergarten inclusion for the St. Louis Public School District for four years and is currently teaching kindergarten at Truman Learning Center in the Farmington School District.