Goulds Pumps and ITT awarded 14 $1,000 scholarships to sons and daughters of residential well drillers and water systems installer members of the Goulds Professional Dealers Association. In the 10 years since the GPDA scholarship program was formed, 120 collegians have been awarded nearly a quarter-million dollars in scholarships based on demonstrated academic achievement, community service and leadership.

This year’s scholarship winners are:

  • Zachary Ames, son of Ronald Ames of AA&W Plumbing and Electric, Hardy, Va. He will attend the University of Virginia (anthopology).

  • Elizabeth Buchman, daughter of James and Amy Buchman of Buchman Heating, Tiffin, Ohio. She is attending Kent State University’s school of architecture.

  • Hannah Eucker, daughter of Darrell “Butch” and Sally Eucker of Butch’s Services, Elkhorn, Wis. She will attend the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (elementary education).

  • Dustin Franco, son of Steve and Karen Franco, and grandson of Joe and Judy Caporgno of Caporgno Pump Service, Hollister, Calif. He will attend Fresno State University (agricultural business).

  • Rebecca Nussbaum, daughter of Bob and Anne Nussbaum of Bob Nussbaum Plumbing and Heating, Fairbury, Ill. She is attending the University of Illinois (business administration).

  • Jordan Paradis, son of Gerard and Lorraine Paradis of Paradise Plumbing and Heating, Dunrea, Manitoba, Canada. He attends Assiniboine Community College (business administration).

  • Sarah Elaine Potts, daughter of Dave and Carolyn Potts of Potts Drilling, Bozeman, Mont. She will attend Seattle University (pediatric nursing, with a minor in Spanish).

  • Kourtney Saavedra, daughter of Mike and Kristi Thelander of Hydro Resources, Dalhart, Texas. She is attending Texas Tech (pre-med).

  • Cody Semmelrock, son of Earl Semmelrock and Sarah Heminway of LaFramboise Well Drilling, Thompson, Conn. He is attending Williams College in Massachusetts.

  • Rachel Siegfried, daughter of Donald and Yvonne Siefried of Henry Yeska & Son, Nazareth, Pa. She will attend Susquehanna University (business and art).

  • Scott Sorenson, son of Monica Sorensen of Regional Plumbing and Heating, Cavan, Ontario, Canada. He attends the University of Guelph (environmental science).

  • Deanne Stephens White Drilling Corp., Lincoln, Del. She will attend Salisbury University in Maryland (elementary education).

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