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Terracon Announces Vice President/National Director, John Juenger, P.E.

Featured, Press Releases posted 07.30.2013.

Olathe, Kan.- Terracon announces the addition of John Juenger, P.E., as vice president, national director of oil and gas. In this role, Juenger will be responsible for providing management and business development within Terracon’s four main service lines (i.e., Environmental, Facilities, Geotechnical, and Materials) for oil and gas clients.

Juenger brings to Terracon more than 25 years of experience in the oil and gas market working in both upstream and downstream service areas. His background includes regional as well as international projects in Mexico, Canada, Australia, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and Singapore.

Juenger has performed consulting services on numerous projects in the energy, oil and gas, and ports/marine sectors involving major oil refineries, LNG facilities, geo-hazard and seismic studies, geophysical studies, marine ports and terminals, and pipeline routing and selection projects.

Juenger is a licensed professional engineer in Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Kansas, and Missouri. He has a Master of Science in Geotechnical Engineering and a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Missouri – Rolla.

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

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Terracon Foundation Awards Scholarship to Tennessee Student

Press Releases 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: www.terracon.com

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Terracon Foundation Awards Scholarship to Arizona Student

Press Releases posted 07.22.2013.

FLAGSTAFF, Arizona – The Terracon Foundation awarded local student, Fallon Polich, a scholarship to assist her in earning a bachelor’s degree in biology at Northern Arizona 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.

Polich is the daughter of Terracon employee, Tracy Tefft, who is a marketing coordinator for the North Rocky Mountain Region. Tefft thanked the foundation for the scholarship.

“I want to thank Terracon for selecting Fallon as a recipient of The Terracon Foundation Scholarship,” Tefft said. “It was a great surprise to learn that she would be receiving the scholarship. The generosity of Terracon will enable Fallon to continue her education.”

Polich also thanked the foundation for the scholarship.

“Thank you for providing me with your support and encouragement during my academic career,” Polich said. “This scholarship has given me the opportunity to rise above limitations and reach my goals.”

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

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Terracon Foundation Awards Scholarship to Maine Student

Press Releases posted 07.19.2013.

PRESQUE ISLE, Maine – The Terracon Foundation awarded Alyssa Foley a scholarship to assist her in completing a nursing degree at University of Maine at Fort Kent and Northern Maine Community College.

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.

Foley is a daughter of Terracon employee, Nicole Foley, who is an administrative assistant for the Environmental and Geotechnical Departments in the San Antonio, Texas, office.  Foley expressed her thanks for the grant and pride in her daughter.

“This grant awarded by the Terracon Foundation is very much appreciated and will go far in helping to pay for Nursing School,” Foley said. “I am extremely proud of Alyssa and all that she has accomplished thus far and I know she will make a great nurse.”

The younger Foley also expressed gratitude to the Terracon Foundation for helping her to complete her nursing degree, which she has been working on for three years.

“Terracon has provided me with a wonderful opportunity to help out with pursuing my Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree,” Foley said. “I’ve worked hard over the past three years in order to achieve a childhood dream and I can’t thank the Terracon Foundation enough for giving me an award such as this to help me in accomplishing this goal.”

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

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Terracon Foundation Awards Scholarship to North Carolina Student

Press Releases 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: www.terracon.com

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