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RIDGID Awards Four PHCC Scholarships

Originally published: 09.25.12 by HVACR Business Staff


RIDGID has awarded four scholarships to students enrolled in plumbing-heating-cooling apprentice programs. Each recipient will receive up to $1,000 in tuition assistance and $1,500 in RIDGID tools.

The scholarships were administered through the Educational Foundation of the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors National Association and are designed to attract new talent essential to the future of the plumbing and HVACR industry. The organization also is responsible for selecting the award winners. 

“RIDGID Tools are designed and manufactured for the professional tradesperson” said Craig Sumner, director, RIDGID brand management.  “We are proud to sponsor scholarships that further the education of apprentices as they work to become plumbing and HVACR trade professionals.” 

The 2012 scholarship recipients are:

Tyler Arndt of Brooklyn, Wis., is working full-time at PHCC member company Arndt & Son Plumbing and is enrolled in the Madison Area Technical College Plumbing Apprenticeship Program.

Justin Gould of San Diego, Calif., is working full-time at PHCC member company Bill Howe, Inc., and is enrolled in the San Diego PHCC Plumbing Apprentice Program.

Dana Parks of Imperial Beach, Calif., is working full-time at PHCC member company Bill Howe, Inc., and is enrolled in the San Diego PHCC Plumbing Apprentice Program.

Matthew Saille of El Cajon, Calif., is working full-time at PHCC member


company Bill Howe, Inc., and is enrolled in the San Diego PHCC Plumbing Apprentice Program.


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