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Delta Faucet Co. recently announced the winners of six $2,500 scholarships for students pursuing plumbing-heating-cooling related studies. The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors (PHCC) Educational Foundation administers the scholarship program and is responsible for selecting the scholarship award winners.
Delta Faucet Co. has sponsored scholarship awards through PHCC each year since 1986. 2010 marks the 25th year of support, with a total of $375,000 awarded to 150 students pursuing studies in the plumbing, heating, cooling industry.
“Reaching a 25-year milestone of continuous support for our scholarships makes it clear that Delta Faucet is in the contractor’s corner and supporting education for the future of our industry,” said Foundation Chairperson Bill Jones.
“Education is the best solution for keeping our industry up to speed on the rapid changes taking place in our markets,” said Jon Dartt, vice president of trade sales for Delta Faucet Co. “Delta Faucet is happy to be celebrating 25 years of helping students get started on their industry careers with a sound education.”
The following students were awarded 2010 scholarships:
Ryan Calhoun of Haltom City, Tex., is currently enrolled in the PHCC of Texas four-year plumbing apprentice program, with an expected graduation in March 2012.
Steven Chase of Clinton, Mass., is enrolled at Wentworth Institute of Technology and is pursuing a four-year degree in construction management.
Michael Mattern of Attica, Ind., is enrolled at Purdue University and is pursuing a four-year degree in building construction management.
Colin Mohnacs of Woodbridge, Va., is enrolled at Washington & Lee University and is pursuing a four-year degree in mechanical engineering.
Angela Rich of Mackinaw, Ill., is currently attending Bradley University, and is pursuing a four-year degree in construction management. Her anticipated graduation date is May 2011.
Ethan Scurlock of Jackson, Ohio, will be entering a five-year plumbing apprentice program this fall with the local plumbers and pipefitters union.
To qualify for a $2,500 scholarship, students must submit a detailed application including a letter of recommendation from an active member of the PHCC-National Association and enroll in a plumbing-heating-cooling-related course of study or apprentice program.