The Builders Association Scholarship Winners

Five YSU students awarded scholarship from The Builders

Five YSU students awarded scholarship from The Builders

Scholarship program’s 37th year tops $100,000 mark in overall giving

Five future members of the region’s construction industry are getting a bump for college expenses, thanks to a long-standing program of The Builders Association of Eastern Ohio and Western Pennsylvania.

Each year, The Builders awards scholarships as a highlight to its annual meeting, held this year on December 3rd. Scholarships are presented to Youngstown State University students who are excelling in the school’s Civil and Construction Engineering Technology program.

This, the 37th consecutive year of supporting the area’s future construction industry members, marks a milestone in that it tops the $100,000 mark in giving. Since 1971, $101,210 has been awarded by The Builders.

“In these tough times, it is more important than ever to continue fueling the economy of our region with. We believe this program helps prepare tomorrow’s construction leaders to be expert stewards of the future of this industry,” said Kevin Reilly, Executive Vice President of The Builders.

Those students awarded scholarships this year are: