INDIANAPOLIS - Delta Faucet Company announced the winners of six $2,500 scholarships for students pursuing plumbing-heating-cooling related studies on Thursday, August 25, 2011. This year marks the 25th anniversary since Delta Faucet Company and The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors Association (PHCC) partnered to sponsor the program.

Since 1986, $390,000 has been awarded to more than 150 students pursuing studies in the plumbing, heating and cooling industry. The PHCC Educational Foundation administers the scholarship program and is responsible for selecting the scholarship award winners.

To qualify for the scholarship, students are required to submit a detailed application, including a letter of recommendation from an active member of the PHCC-National Association, and enroll in a plumbing-heating-cooling related course of study or apprentice program. 

The following students were awarded 2011 scholarships:

Hunter Capilla of Pleasanton, Calif., will be attending Oregon State University to pursue a 5-year degree in mechanical engineering.

Nicolas Hennessy of New Hampton, Iowa, will be attending Iowa State University to pursue a 4-year degree in mechanical engineering.

Logan Messmer of Jasper, Ind., will be attending Purdue University to pursue a 4-year degree in mechanical engineering.

Matthew Nealy of San Diego, Calif., is enrolled in the 4-year plumbing apprentice program run by the PHCC of San Diego chapter.

Craig Rascoe of Keithville, La., is currently enrolled at Louisiana State University - Shreveport, pursuing a 4-year degree in business management.

Saul Serrano of La Mesa, Calif., is enrolled in the 4-year plumbing apprentice program run by the PHCC of San Diego chapter.

 

"With these annual awards, Delta Faucet Company is helping to make sure that the bright minds who will be leading our industry in the future get their chance to access quality education," said Jon Dartt, vice president of trade sales for Delta Faucet Company.  "It's one of the smartest investments any of us can make." 

For more information about the program visit http://www.foundation.phccweb.org/scholarships/