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Contact: Matt Marks
AGC Maine Awards Scholarships to Maine Students
September 9, 2010 Orono, Maine- The Associated General Contractors of Maine (AGC Maine) awarded scholarships to Maine students Wednesday evening at the Black Bear Inn in Orono. For twenty years AGC Maine member companies have made it possible for students to receive funding assistance to attend accredited Maine post secondary schools.
This year nine students from around the state were honored recognizing their ambition and academic strength. The following named scholarships were presented;
- Michelle Baker who is attending the University of Southern Maine pursuing a degree in Industrial Technology with a concentration in Construction Management received the Herbert E. Sargent Scholarship.
- Sarah Williams received the CPM Constructors Scholarship and is entering her second year at the University of Maine Civil Engineering Program.
- Justin Cleaves is entering the University of Maine Construction Management Program and received the Carl Cianchette Scholarship.
- Matthew Foster received the Cianchette Brothers Scholarship and is entering the University of Maine Construction Management Program.
- Anthony Grondin received the William J. Langford Scholarship and is preparing for his first year at Southern Maine Community College.
- Jamie Ketch is entering her final year at the University of Maine, where she will anticipate completing her Bachelor of Sicence Degree in Civil Engineering, was awarded the Ray Labbe Sr. Scholarship.
- Nicholas Mulherin received the Reggie Parker Scholarship for his academic pursuit at Washington County Community College studying Heavy Equipment Operation and Maintenance.
- Joshua Siegars received the Ken Burrill Scholarship for his admission to Northern Maine Technical College where he will study construction.
- Deborah Williams received the Don & Joyce Starr Scholarship is entering her final year at the University of Maine completing her Civil Engineering Degree.
Besides supporting nine students entering Maine colleges and universities the University of Maine also received the William H. Green scholarship to support students in the Construction Management Program participating in the national bid competition.
AGC Maine’s rich history of supporting education and continuing training is critical to developing the skills of our future and current workforce. Students interested in applying for a scholarship should go online to agcmaine.org, call 207-622-4741 or talk to their local guidance counselor.
Chartered in 1951, Associated General Contractors of Maine is the state’s largest construction industry trade association. The Association maintains an office in Augusta and has 250 members statewide. Member companies include general contractors, sub-contractors, and service and supply providers.