The Salisbury-Rowan Homebuilders Association has announced its scholarship winners for 2011. The HBA awards scholarships each year to students who intend to pursue a career in the homebuilding industry.
To be considered for the scholarship, students must meet these criteria: The student must be a resident of Rowan County; must be enrolled or plan to enroll in a construction-related field; must provide transcripts from his or her high school; must demonstrate academic promise and exhibit personal characteristics that would lead to success in the home builderís trade; must submit a short paragraph on what they feel this scholarship would help them achieve. The award is $500.
Jon Robertson, son of Nelson and Ellen Robertson of Salisbury. He is a sophomore studying civil engineering at N.C. State University;
Wesley Carlton, the son of Kevin and Wendy Carlton of Salisbury. He is studying construction management at Western Carolina University;
Wes McNeely, a sophomore studying civil engineering at NCSU, is the son of Chris and Carol McNeely of Salisbury;
Christopher Sippel, a 2011 graduate of Jesse Carson High School who plans to study civil engineering at NCSU, the son of Terrence and Elizabeth Sippel of Salisbury;
Richard Crouch, son of Richard and Linda Crouch of Rockwell, is a 2011 graduate of East Rowan High School. He plans to study architecture at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
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