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Terracon Foundation Awards Scholarship to North Carolina Student

posted 07.19.2013

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C.- The Terracon Foundation awarded Huntersville local student, David D. Corley, a scholarship to assist him in achieving a civil engineering degree at North Carolina State University.

The 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.

Corley is the son of Helen Corley and Terracon employee, David J. Corley, who is a department manager and senior associate in the Charlotte, N.C., office. Corley thanked the foundation for his son’s scholarship.

“I would like to thank The Terracon Foundation for recognizing my son David with this generous grant,” Corley said. “It will certainly help out as David continues to pursue his education.”

The younger Corley said that it is an honor to receive the scholarship and he is excited to start his second year in college.

“I am truly honored to receive this award – It is a wonderful surprise which means a lot to both me and my parents,” Corley said. “I am excited for what my college career will bring to my future and this scholarship will be a big help.”

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: