Texas Builders Foundation Scholarships Awarded

The Texas Builders Foundation is proud to announce the recipients of its fall 2017 scholarship awards. Ten outstanding students were selected to receive the Texas Builders Foundation Scholarships.

“We were very impressed with the quality and diversity of this year’s applicants. These individuals are to be commended for their academic achievements, extracurricular activities, work ethic and leadership potential,” said Michael Biggerstaff, chairman of the Texas Builders Foundation Board of Trustees and president of Biggerstaff Homes, Inc. “We – the Foundation’s Trustees and its supporters – are dedicated to helping young people achieve a certification or degree in a construction related field, to providing opportunities for employment as building industry professionals, and to helping Texans achieve the dream of homeownership. The Foundation is committed to opening these doors across our state."

The scholarship recipients for the fall 2017 semester are:
Elmer Chandomi, Laredo, Laredo Community College
Ivan Chavez, Dallas, Lincoln College of Technology
Isaac Hernandez, Chilton, Texas State Technical College-Waco
Elijah Washington, Missouri City, University of Texas-San Antonio
Javier Espinoza, Jr., Los Fresnos, Texas A&M University
Santos Garcia, Venus, Hill College
Austin Luchak, Houston, Texas A&M University
Dakota Miller, Corsicana, Texas A&M University
Brady Newman, Tyler, Blinn College-College Station
Adolph Smith, Center, Texas State University

“On behalf of the Trustees, I want to thank the building community in Texas for its support of the Texas Builders Foundation and for the financial commitment that our industry is making in our future. It is an honor to help these young people realize their dream of a higher education, and we look forward to following their academic careers as they work toward entering the construction industry,” said Biggerstaff.