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. His father began as an iron workers and worked his way up to the position of general superintendent for some of the [Southeast’s] tallest buildings.
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. He writes his family has made a lot of sacrifices in order for me to continue my education. He is close to finishing the long journey he started.
INDUSTRY CERTIFICATION/ACCREDIATION 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.
The CAGC Foundation, Inc. serves the construction industry by financially supporting excellent workforce.