2014 Scholarship Winners Announced by PHCC Educational Foundation
For Immediate Release:
September 16, 2014
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The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors Educational Foundation is proud to announce the winners of 2014 scholarships awarded through the Foundation. Seven students were awarded a total of $20,000 in scholarships funded by the Foundation, the South Jersey Mechanical Contractors Association, Anne Williams, the PHCC Auxiliary of Massachusetts and PHCC’s Past National Officers.
Sixteen additional students will receive 2014 scholarships thanks to over $40,000 in funding provided by A. O. Smith, Bradford White Corporation, Delta Faucet Company, RIDGID Tool Company and State Water Heaters. The winners of these awards will be announced under separate releases.
Evan Womble of Durham, N.C., has been awarded the 2014 Charles F. Hiley Memorial Scholarship, a $5,000 award funded by the PHCC Educational Foundation and South Jersey Mechanical Contractors Association. Evan will be attending Campbell University, pursuing a degree in Business Administration.
Joshua Anderson of Iowa City, Iowa, has been awarded a $2,500 scholarship funded by the PHCC Educational Foundation. Joshua is working full-time at PHCC member Bea Day Plumbing and is enrolled in the Kirkwood Community College Plumbing Program.
Zachary Charland of Hubbardston, Mass., has been awarded a $2,500 scholarship funded by Anne Williams, in memory of Francis A. Williams, and the PHCC of Massachusetts Auxiliary. Zachary is enrolled at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, pursuing a degree in Mechanical Engineering.
Adam Christopher Girardi of Bonita, California has been awarded a $2,500 scholarship, funded by the PHCC Past National Officers. Adam is working full-time at PHCC member Perry Plumbing, In National City, Calif. He will be enrolling in the San Diego PHCC Plumbing Apprentice Program this fall.
Alex Moses of Cambridge, Minn., has been awarded a $2,500 scholarship funded by the PHCC Educational Foundation. Alex is enrolled at University of St. Thomas in Minneapolis, Minn., pursuing a degree in Mechanical Engineering.
Brian Prenger of Huntington Beach, Calif., has been awarded a $2,500 scholarship funded by the PHCC Educational Foundation. Brian is working full-time at PHCC member C&R Drains, Costa Mesa, Calif. and is enrolled in the PHCC ORSB (Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino Counties) Apprentice Program.
Eric Teran of El Cajon, Calif., has been awarded a $2,500 scholarship funded by the PHCC Educational Foundation. Eric is working full-time at PHCC member Anderson Plumbing, Heating & Air in El Cajon, Calif. and will be enrolling in the San Diego PHCC Apprentice Program this fall.
About PHCC Educational Foundation
The PHCC Educational Foundation, a partnership of contractors, manufacturers, and wholesalers, was founded in 1987 to serve the plumbing-heating-cooling industry by preparing contractors and their employees to meet the challenges of a constantly changing marketplace. Students interested in pursuing a career in the plumbing or HVACR professions are invited to visit www.phccfoundation.org for information on 2015 scholarships.
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