Lee Evans Scholarship Fund Awards $58,000 to 16 Students
The National Housing Endowment, the philanthropic arm of NAHB, announced the recipients of the 2009-2010 Lee S. Evans/National Housing Endowment Scholarship, which is awarded to exemplary students who major in construction-related fields.
Lee and Virginia Evans
The Lee S. Evans Scholarship Committee awarded $58,000 to 16 worthy students.
The scholarship recipients include:
- Christopher Ankner, a graduate student working on his MBA at Marist College
- Joel Bolz, a junior at the University of North Texas studying construction engineering technology
- Brady Bond, a sophomore at Missouri State University studying construction management
- Andres Boral, a sophomore at Florida Gulf Coast University studying civil engineering
- Catherine Carleo, a senior at the School of Arts Institute of Chicago studying architecture and construction management
- David Goodsell, a senior at Brigham Young University studying construction management
- Nathan Healy, a senior at the University of Wisconsin, Stout studying construction management
- David Jones, a graduate student at the Georgia Institute of Technology studying building construction
- Solomon Macauley, a graduate student at the University of Washington who is working on a masters degree in construction management
- Russell Martin, a senior at Utah Valley University studying construction management
- Autumn Nethercot, a senior at Central Michigan University studying interior design and construction management
- Rodolfo Rodriguez, a sophomore at the University of Texas at Austin studying architecture
- Johnmichael Storey, a sophomore at the University of Texas at San Antonio studying construction science and management
- Megan Stotler, a junior at Missouri State University studying construction management
- Sarah Tacznosky, a graduate student at the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver who is pursuing a masters degree in real estate and construction management
- Todd Vetter, a junior at Minnesota State University of Moorhead studying construction management
Founded in 1993 by Lee and Virginia Evans, the Lee S. Evans Scholarship has awarded more than $500,000 to more than 171 students across the country.
“Lee and Virginia Evans started this scholarship to provide the most outstanding students studying construction management with industry recognition for their hard work and academic achievements,” said Evans Committee Chair Bruno Pasquinelli, CEO of Pasquinelli Construction Co. “This scholarship has come to mean so much to the recipients, many of whom would not be able to pursue their educations without such financial assistance. I and the Lee Evans Scholarship Committee are proud to serve as stewards of Lee’s and Virginia’s vision.”
The scholarship determinations were made by the Evans Scholarship Committee. Committee members included Pasquinelli; Brenda Eid, founder of BJ Eid Associates; William Hauke, president of Hauke Building Supply: Carole Jones, of Robert R. Jones Associates; Mark Lee Levine, director and professor of the Burns School of Real Estate and Construction Management at the University of Denver; Roger Reinhardt, executive vice president of the Home Builders Association of Metropolitan Denver; and Chuck Shinn, of Shinn Associates.
More Endowment Scholarship Programs
The endowment administers 12 scholarship programs and awards more than $300,000 each year to hundreds of students pursuing careers in residential construction and related fields.
For more information on these scholarships, visit the endowment Web site at www.nationalhousingendowment.org.