National Demolition Association Names Scholarship Winners

Thu April 29, 2010 - Northeast Edition

National Demolition Association presented five college scholarships at the 37th Annual National Demolition Association Convention in Las Vegas.

“We’re pleased to present these scholarships to students who have demonstrated a commitment to serve the local community while maintaining a high level of academic achievement,” said Michael R. Taylor, executive director of the Association.

The Bill and Wanda Baker Scholarship was presented to Zoe Foy of Newfoundland, Pa. Foy, a 2010 graduate of Wallenpaupack Area High School, was nominated for this award by Haines & Kibblehouse Inc., Skippack, Pa. The Patrick H. O’Rourke Scholarship was given to Samantha Hartmann of East Stroudsburg, Pa., a student at East Stroudsburg University. The scholarship’s sponsor is Haines & Kibblehouse Inc.

Jaclyn Nicole Miller of Quakertown, Pa., received the National Demolition Association Scholarship. The 2010 graduate of Quakertown Community Senior High School was sponsored by Haines & Kibblehouse Inc. Pamela Rose Kirkpatrick of Hatfield, Pa., a student at Messiah College, received the National Demolition Association Southern California Chapter Scholarship. She was nominated by Haines & Kibblehouse Inc.

Seton Hall University student Laurel Shirk of Conklin, N.Y., received the Sims Adams Scholarship. She was sponsored by Gorick Construction Co. Inc., Binghamton, N.Y.

The National Demolition Association is a non-profit trade organization representing approximately 1,000 U.S. and Canadian companies and many international firms that are involved in the demolition process. Membership includes demolition contractors, general contractors, civil engineering firms, and recycling, landfill, and salvage operations.

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