FALLS CHURCH. VA –The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors Educational Foundation has announced the winners of 2010 scholarships awarded through the Foundation. Four students were awarded a total of $9,000 in scholarships funded by the Foundation, the South Jersey Mechanical Contractors Association, the PHCC Past National Officers and the PHCC Auxiliary of Massachusetts.
Eleven additional students will receive 2010 scholarships thanks to over $27,000 in funding provided by A.O. Smith Water Heaters, Bradford White Water Heaters and Delta Faucet Co. The winners of these awards will be announced in the near future.
Steven Beetz of St. Louis, Mo. has been awarded the 2010 Charles F. Hiley Memorial Scholarship, a $2,500 award funded by the PHCC Educational Foundation and the South Jersey Mechanical Contractors Association. Beetz is enrolled at Missouri University of Science & Technology to pursuing a four-year degree in Mechanical Engineering. He was sponsored by PHCC member Daniel Beetz of Joseph H. Beetz Plumbing Co.
William Andrew Kibler of Winston-Salem, N.C., will receive a $1,500 scholarship funded by the PHCC Educational Foundation. Kibler is enrolled at Appalachian State University pursuing a four-year degree in Construction Management. He was sponsored by PHCC member Phillip Bodenheimer of Bodenheimer Plumbing Service Inc.
Jarad DeWolfe of Boylston, Mass., has been awarded a $2,500 scholarship funded by the PHCC Past National Officers. DeWolfe is enrolled at Flagler College pursuing a four-year degree in Business Administration/Management. He was sponsored by PHCC member Joe Silk of G&L Plumbing.
Jonathan Macone of Stoneham, Mass., will receive a $2,500 scholarship funded by the PHCC Auxiliary of Massachusetts and the PHCC Educational Foundation. Macone is enrolled at Curry College to pursue a four-year degree in Business Management and was sponsored by PHCC National Auxiliary member Anne Williams of F.A. Williams, Inc.
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.phccweb.org/foundation for information on 2011 scholarships.