Endowment Announces Evans Scholarship Award Recipients
The National Housing Endowment, the philanthropic arm of NAHB, has announced the recipients of the 2006-2007 Lee S. Evans/National Housing Endowment Scholarship, which is awarded to exemplary students who major in construction-related fields.
Seventeen students were awarded a total of $55,600 in scholarships this year. The scholarship fund was founded in 1993 by Lee and Virginia Evans.
This year’s scholarship recipients are:
- Ashley Bastian, a junior Construction Management major at Utah Valley State College
- Seth Braker, a junior majoring in Technology-Construction Management at Illinois State University
- Alexander Clotfelter, a junior in the Building Contruction Management program at Purdue University
- Jefferson Glazier, a sophomore Builiding Construction/Construction Management major at Utah Valley State College
- Trudy Gross, a freshman in Architectural Construction Technology at St. Cloud Techical College
- Ryan Johnson, a sophomore studying Construction Management at Boise State University
- Robert Johnston, a junior in Construction Management at Brigham Young University
- Zane Martens, a junior majoring in Building Construction Management at Purdue University
- Eric Penkert, a junior majoring in Building Construction at the University of Florida
- Tyson Reimer, a sophomore in Construction Management at John Brown Univesity
- Jonathan Ribskis, a junior studying Construction Mangement at Illinois State University
- Ryan Sather, a junior in Construction Management at North Dakota State University
- Dustin Sordelett, a freshman in Building Construction at Virginia Tech
- Matthias Spurgeon, a junior studying Construction Management at Brigham Young University
- James Thomas, a sophomore majoring in Construction Management at Boise State University
- Daniel Trujillo, a graduate student at the University of Denver studying Real Estate & Construction Management
- William Webb, a sophomore studying Technical Mangement at Utah Valley Sate College
The scholarship determinations were made by the Evans Scholarship Committee. Committee members included Bruno Pasquinelli, CEO of Pasquinelli Construction Co. and committee chairman; Brenda Eid, founder of bj Eid Associates; Robert Jones, president of Robert R. Jones Associates; Kenneth Klein, president of Kleinco Residential; John Koelemij, owner of Orange State Construction and 1985 NAHB president; Mark Lee Levine, director and professor of the Burns School of Real Estate and Construction Management at the University of Denver; Roger Pastore, founder of RCP Financial Group and former president and CEO of Pulte Home Mortgage; Roger Reinhardt, executive vice president of the Home Builders Association of Metropolitan Denver; and Chuck Shinn of Shinn Associates.