Bay Fastening Systems, a Blind Rivet Distributor, Comments on New Jersey Construction Scholarships for Women and Minorities

July 15, 2013

Bay Fastening Systems comments on New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s new scholarship program for women and minorities heading into the construction industry.

Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) July 15, 2013

On July 15, Bay Fastening Systems, a full service distributor of engineered fastening systems, comments on the new college scholarships being awarded to women and minorities in construction fields for New Jersey county colleges.

A recent article from nj.com released on June 25 titled “Gov. Christie unveils college scholarships for women and minorities in construction fields” discusses Governor Christie’s new college scholarships for women and minorities in construction fields. According to the article, Christie has launched a scholarship program to offer eligible women and minorities studying at New Jersey county colleges $2,000 in tuition support. Called the Governor’s Industry Vocation Scholarship for Women and Minorities, it was announced at the Burlington County Community College in Mount Laurel, NJ.

The article quoted Governor Christie, who said, “Opportunities for good-paying jobs all begin with access to high quality education and training, whether it’s colleges and universities, vocational or technical schools or other kinds of specialized training that prepares students for a successful future.”

Bay Fastening Systems, a blind rivet distributor, supports the Industry Vocation Scholarship for Woman and Minorities program. Cliff Bernard, President and CEO of Bay Fastening Systems, says, “We hope that this scholarship program will help influence more women and minorities to explore the construction industry.”

The article also reports that the scholarship program “will be funded with money the New Jersey’s Schools Development Authority must set aside from all of its school district construction contracts. […] There will be $500,000 in NJ-GIV funds available annually.”

Bay Fastening Systems is a full service distributor of engineered fastening systems that include the blind rivet, pop rivet, drive rivet, solid & semi-tubular rivet, military spec rivet, lock bolt, inserts and specialized installation systems. Founded in 1962, Bay Fastening Systems has become a leader in the fasteners industry through its continuing commitment to quality service, deep product knowledge and consultation, and an easy ordering process.


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