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Terracon Foundation Awards Scholarship to Tennessee Student

posted 07.22.2013

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Terracon Foundation awarded local student, Joseph Cummins, a scholarship to assist him in earning a bachelor’s degree in history at Middle Tennessee State University with an interdisciplinary minor in Native American Studies.

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.

Cummins is the son of Terracon employee, Debra Cummins, who is part of the administrative staff of the Nashville, Tenn., office. Cummins thanked the foundation for awarding the scholarship to her son.

“Thank you for selecting my son to be a recipient of the Terracon Scholarship,” Cummins said. “Joseph is very dedicated to pursuing his career goals. It is great to know that his efforts, hard work and perseverance are supported by Terracon.”

The younger Cummins also expressed his gratitude for the scholarship.

“I am honored to be a recipient of the Terracon Foundation Scholarship,” Cummins said. “I would like to express my sincere gratitude and appreciation for Terracon’s generosity and assistance in achieving my goals and furthering my academic career.”

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: