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Southern Illinois Builders Association awards scholarships

The Southern Illinois Builders Association began offering scholarships in 2012 and has awarded 104 scholarships totaling approximately $200,000.

This year, 15 scholarships were awarded to the following individuals and in the following Illinois communities:  Lucy Balch, New Athens; Richard Boyer III, Swansea; Andrew Dant, Highland; William Denny, Columbia; Dylan Hites, O’Fallon; Arianna Kampwerth, Highland; Jason Koerkenmeier, St. Rose; Caden Lansford, Farmington; Jackson Moore, Centralia; Damian Pohlman, Hardin; Trey John Przybysz, Maryville; Stephen Schniers, Highland; William Seibert, Mascoutah; Matthew Tipton, St. Jacob; and Lucas Theising, Bartelso.

SIBA solicits candidates for the SIBA Scholarships in the fall and requests that information be submitted by mid-November for the SIBA Education Committee to meet and make their selections.

To be eligible for an SIBA Scholarship. candidates must be pursuing a degree in the field of construction management / construction related engineering / architectural.  To obtain a complete list of requirements for the SIBA scholarships, contact Donna at the SIBA office (618) 624-9055.

The SIBA Education Committee were thanked for their assistance:  Gregg Korte; Mike Gould; Phil Kingdon; Mike Deihl; Adam Doerr; Dave Kokotovich; and Lyle Simonton.

The Southern Illinois Builders Association is a trade association of contractors representing approximately 500 commercial and industrial building, highway and utility construction contractors throughout Southern Illinois.

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