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The Pulte Group and the National Housing Endowment, the philanthropic arm of NAHB, recently announced the seven winners of the 2010-2011 “Build Your Future” scholarships. The students were awarded a combined $50,000.
Founded in 1999, this scholarship provides tuition assistance to undergraduate students pursuing a career in the building industry. Created by Centex to assist in addressing the pressing need for educating and training residential construction industry managers, Pulte Group, which merged with Centex last year, is now funding the scholarship program.
The scholarship winners are:
Andres Boral, Florida Gulf Coast University
Lauren Capo, The University of South Florida
William R. Farnsworth, Brigham Young University
Blake Kinsman, Bradley University
Rachel Posthumus, Northern Michigan University
Manuel Ronquillo, The University of Houston
Nathan Tew, Brigham Young University — Idaho
“Pulte Group is proud of its efforts to remain at the forefront of builders providing educational opportunities to students pursuing careers in the home building industry,” said Jamie Bieth, director of human resources for Pulte Group. “We take seriously our obligation to give back to the industry and are proud to work with the National Housing Endowment on this effort.”
Since its founding, the “Build Your Future” scholarship fund has awarded more than $290,000 to 159 exemplary students attending residential construction programs across the country.
About Endowment Scholarship Programs
Each year, the endowment awards more than $350,000 in scholarships to students pursuing careers in residential construction and related fields.
For more information, visit the endowment website at www.nationalhousingendowment.org.