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Rees Scholarship Foundation Awards Scholarships to Future Technicians

 

ARLINGTON, Va. — The Clifford H. "Ted" Rees, Jr., Scholarship Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charitable foundation of the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI), announced $17,500 in scholarship funds to 10 students studying to become technicians in the heating, ventilation, air conditioning, refrigeration and water heating industry.

"These students are a shining example of the qualified, dedicated HVACR and water heating technicians we need to fill good-paying jobs that cannot be outsourced," said Stephen Yurek, AHRI president & CEO. "We wish them success in their educational pursuits and careers."

HVACR and Water Heating Technician Program Recipients:

  • Robert Colburn, Bevill State Community College — Sumiton Campus (Sumiton, Ala.)
  • Brandon Harris, Bevill State Community College — Sumiton Campus (Sumiton, Ala.)
  • Cameron Harris, Bevill State Community College — Sumiton Campus (Sumiton, Ala.)
  • Kenneth Humber, Bevill State Community College — Sumiton Campus (Sumiton, Ala.)
  • William McDonald, Bevill State Community College — Sumiton Campus (Sumiton, Ala.)
  • Landon Short, Bevill State Community College — Sumiton Campus (Sumiton, Ala.)
  • Micah Woodward, Bevill State Community College — Sumiton Campus (Sumiton, Ala.)
  • Evelyn Zavala, Montgomery College — Rockville Campus (Rockville, Md.)
  • Ryan Pullam, Ranken Technical College (St. Louis, Mo.)

Veterans Program Recipient:

  • Robert Haggard, Black Hawk Tech (Janesville, Wis.)

Since the Rees Scholarship Foundation was founded in 2003, it has awarded more than $330,000 in scholarships to 195 deserving students and instructors.

For additional information, visit ahrinet.org.