Bradford White Corp. has provided $15,000 to support 2014 student scholarships through the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors Educational Foundation and PHCC National Auxiliary.
The three $2,500 awards sponsored by Bradford White were awarded to:
• Adam Menken of Stormville, N.Y., who is pursuing a two-year degree in Plumbing, Heating & Refrigeration at State University of New York – College of Technology.
• Constantino Morales of Oceanside, Calif., who is working full-time at Brinks Investigation Restoration Services in San Diego and is enrolled in the PHCC Apprentice Academy of San Diego.
• Steve Winsett of San Diego, Calif., who is working full-time at Bill Howe Plumbing and is enrolled in the PHCC Apprentice Academy of San Diego.
The remaining $7,500 in Bradford White’s scholarship support is awarded through the PHCC National Auxiliary, with winners to be announced during the PHCC — National Association convention in New Orleans, Oct. 8-11.
The PHCC National Auxiliary was founded in 1987 and is comprised of state and local chapters located throughout the country. Students interested in pursuing a career in the plumbing or HVACR professions are invited to visit phccfoundation.org for information.
“The professional contractors who install Bradford White Water Heaters every day make our support of these awards possible,” said Carl Pinto, director of marketing for Bradford White. “We are glad to have this opportunity to build the next generation of professionals for our industry.” Bradford White has sponsored the scholarships since 2003, and awarded $180,000 in scholarships in that time.