CAGC Foundation Announces 2012 Scholarship Winners
March 26, 2012
/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — As part of its 25th Anniversary celebration, the CAGC Foundation, Inc. launched its inaugural scholarship program to assist those entering the construction industry and provide financial aid for those wishing to advance their construction careers. CAGC Foundation is pleased to announce its 2012 scholarship recipients.
UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP – $4,000
Jessica Alan, Greensboro, NC – An employee of Coleman Floor Company, Jessica is junior at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration. In addition to her full-time employment, Jessica also maintains a full load of college courses and a 4.0 G.P.A. Upon the completion of her studies, it is Jessica’s dream to start her own local construction company.
TECHNICAL/TRADE SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP – $2,000 (2 awarded)
Clay Baber, Charleston, SC – A superintendent at Trident Construction, Clay is pursuing a Construction Management Certificate from Trident Technical College. Having worked his way up from carpenter to Superintendent, Clay is proud to follow the path set by his father. “My father began as an iron worker, and by applying hard work and determination, has worked his way up to the position of general superintendent for some of the [Southeast's] tallest buildings. Though it was far from an easy task, I am proud to say that I have followed in his footsteps.”
Anthony Crowell, Charlotte, NC – A former member of the United States Air Force, Anthony is eager to enter the construction industry and is pursuing an Associate Degree in HVAC from Central Piedmont Community College. “My family has made a lot of sacrifices in order for me to continue my education. We are so close to finishing the long journey we have started. This scholarship will make it possible.”
INDUSTRY CERTIFICATION/ACCREDITATION SCHOLARSHIP – $1,000
Colin Shropshire, Columbia, SC – Colin is an employee of W.B. Guimarin & Co., looking to further his construction education through the pursuit of a Building Operator Certification from Gwinnett Technical College. Colin is a 2010 graduate of The Citadel in Civil & Environmental Engineering.
It is the mission of CAGC Foundation, Inc. to serve the construction industry by financially supporting excellent workforce development and research programs, activities, and services in the Carolinas.
For more information regarding CAGC Foundation contact Ed Paat, Director of Development, at 704/372-1450 ext. 5222 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
SOURCE CAGC Foundation