OLATHE, Kan. – The Terracon Foundation awarded Whitney Cox a scholarship to assist her with pursuing an electrical engineering degree at Kansas State University.
Terracon Foundation provides the children and dependents of Terracon employees the opportunity to continue their education through scholarship assistance. The foundation presents scholarship awards up to $2,000 per student with total scholarship awards up to $25,000.
Cox is the daughter of Terracon employee, Lynnette Cox, who is an administrative assistant in the Lenexa, Kan., office. Cox said that she is happy for her daughter and thankful for the foundation, which provides opportunities for employee families.
“I am thankful to Terracon for offering these scholarship opportunities to Terracon families,” Cox said. “I am so happy for Whitney being awarded a scholarship.”
The younger Cox was surprised by the grant and also thanked the foundation for the scholarship.
“What an awesome surprise to open the mail and see that I had been selected for a Terracon Foundation Scholarship,”Cox said. “Thank you so much.”
The Terracon Foundation was established in 2008 with a goal of investing more in the community. The program expanded considerably during 2012 to provide a broader range of grant opportunities throughout the country. In addition to employee dependent scholarships, The Terracon Foundation also provides national partner grants, university grants, and community grants.
Terracon is an employee-owned engineering consulting firm with more than 3,000 employees providing environmental, facilities, geotechnical, and materials services from more than 140 offices in 40 states nationwide. Terracon currently ranks 38th on Engineering News-Record’s List of Top 500 Design Firms. For additional information about Terracon, please visit: www.terracon.com