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Builders Awards Scholarships to Two YSU Students
12/6/2009

The Builders has awarded scholarships to two students from Youngstown State University.

This long-standing program of The Builders awards scholarships to YSU students who are excelling in the school’s Civil & Construction Engineering Technology program. This is the 38th consecutive year of supporting the area’s future construction industry members. To date, The Builders has awarded $106,210, including the $2,500 given to each of this year’s recipients.

“We are encouraged by the continuing interest in the construction industry that’s displayed by all of the students in this YSU program. These two students are congratulated for how well they are excelling in their studies,” said Kevin Reilly, Executive Vice President of The Builders.

Those students awarded scholarships this year are:

Brittany Rush - Brittany is a 2007 graduate of Carrollton High School and is in her second year at Youngstown State University in the Civil & Construction Engineering Technology program. Brittany plans to pursue a career in design engineering upon graduation. She resides in Carrollton, Ohio.

Matthew Leffler – Matt is a 2007 graduate of Commodore Perry High School and is in his second year at Youngstown State University in the Civil & Construction Engineering Technology program. Matt also attended Alfred State SUNY College of Technology where he studied surveying. He resides in Greenville, PA.

About The Builders
The Builders represents the favored skilled construction manpower choice in the regional construction market. The Builders offers membership services to those in the construction industry from Columbiana, Mahoning and Trumbull counties in Ohio and Lawrence and Mercer counties in Pennsylvania. For more information about The Builders, contact Kevin Reilly, executive vice president, at 330-539-6050, email him at Kevin@TheBuildersOnline.com, or visit www.TheBuildersOnline.com.

PHOTO CAPTION: In the accompanying photo, the names shown are (left to right) YSU Professor Carol Lamb, Brittany Rush, Matt Leffler, and Builders Association Scholarship Committee Chairman Paul Johnson.