The Texas Builders Foundation is proud to announce the recipients of its fall 2019 scholarship awards. Seven outstanding students were selected to receive the Texas Builders Foundation Scholarships. This is the ninth year that the Foundation has awarded student scholarships.
“As in previous years, we were impressed with the quality of the applicants. These individuals are to be commended for their academic achievements, work ethic and leadership potential,” said Steve Sorrells, chairman of the Texas Builders Foundation Board of Trustees and president of Sorrells & Company located in Waco, Texas. “We – the Foundation’s Trustees and its supporters – are dedicated to helping young people achieve a certification, license 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 seven scholarship recipients for the fall 2019 semester are:
Carson Andrew Golson, San Antonio, Texas A&M University
Gage Anthony Keckler, Rising Star, Texas State Technical College-Waco
Mason Lee Reasor, Seguin, Texas State University
Ricardo Rio, Laredo, Laredo College
Janson Graham Teal, Abernathy, Texas State Technical College-Waco
Shelby Ann Thompson, Kilgore, Texas A&M University
Coltin Thomas Walton, Conroe, Texas A&M 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 construction trades certification or license or a construction related degree. We look forward to following their academic careers as they work toward entering the construction industry,” said Sorrells.