Contact; Kathy Burnette
Tel: (361) 289-5311
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 4, 2010
Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc Awards
2010 Spring Semester Scholarship Awards
The Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. Texas Coastal Bend Chapter (ABC/TCB), is pleased to announce the results of the 2010 Spring Semester Scholarship Awards given to area students. Jerry Lipstreu of Kleinfielder is this year’s Scholarship Chairman. Along with several volunteers, Jerry has done an outstanding job getting these scholarship awards in place. ABC / TCB recently awarded $9,300 for the 2010 Spring Semester to qualifying applicants enrolled at Craft Training Center of the Coastal Bend and Texas A&M University – College Station.
Recipients of the 2010 Spring Semester Scholarship Awards are as follows:
Eric Morin, Wes Morin, Michael Garcia, Servando Lopez, Jose Elizondo, Oscar Nava, Antonio Avalos III, Duane Maness, Crispin Tovar III, Eliazar Benavidez, Otis Mizes, Celestino Alex Kay, Vincent Lewis, James Duncan, Adrian Garcia, Robert Medina, Sonia Herrera, Sidney Edwards, Roel Jimenez, Thomas Latzke, Cody Callison, Richard Ortiz all from Craft Training Center, and Alexandra Raasch from Texas A&M University.
In 2009 over $18,000 in scholarships were awarded to students at Del Mar College, Texas A&M – College Station and The Craft Training Center. The Craft Training Center enrolled over 1000 students in 2009 and graduated 68 students this past fall. Current enrollment for high school students attending day classes is 171 students and 230 students are enrolled in the adult evening classes. The Craft Training Center also has two satellite locations that have students enrolled with 21 students attending in Kingsville and 20 in Alice.
ABC/TCB is a member based trades association that is dedicated to representing the voice of the Texas Coastal Bend construction industry and the promotion of the free enterprise system. Scholarships are available through the ABC Texas Coastal Bend Chapter. Applicants must complete an application, two letters of recommendation, and as essay on why a scholarship from ABC/TCB will encourage him/her to pursue a career in the Coastal Bend Industrial/Construction Industry. Applications are available at the ABC office located at 7433 Leopard, Corpus Christi, TX 78409. For more information, please contact ABC/TCB at 361-289-5311.