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Terracon Foundation Awards Scholarship to North Dakota Student

Press Releases posted 07.19.2013.

FARGO, N.D.  – The Terracon Foundation awarded local student, Steven Schmidt, a scholarship to assist him with his first year at North Dakota State University, majoring in Construction Management.

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.

Schmidt is the son of Terracon employee, Rodger Schmidt, who is a construction materials technician in Terracon’s Fargo, N.D., office. Schmidt said that he is proud of his son and thankful to the foundation that provides opportunities for employee families.

“I am very proud of Steven and all he has accomplished to this point,” Schmidt said. “I would like to thank Terracon for the support of employees’ families by offering these scholarships.”

The younger Schmidt also thanked the foundation for the scholarship.

“I would like to thank Terracon for acknowledging all the hard work I have done through my years in high school by offering me this scholarship,” Schmidt said. “I am excited to be starting a new chapter in my life and their support is greatly appreciated.”

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 Kansas Student

Press Releases posted 07.18.2013.

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

 

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Terracon Foundation Awards Scholarship to Texas Student

Press Releases posted 07.18.2013.

MISSION, Texas – The Terracon Foundation awarded Paul Soto a scholarship to assist him with his studies at the University of Texas at Austin.

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.

Soto is the son of Terracon employee, Alfonso Soto, who is a principal and department manager in the  Pharr, Texas, office. Soto said that he is proud of his son and thankful to the foundation, which opens up opportunities for employees and their families.

“We are very proud of Paul’s selection as a recipient of a Terracon Foundation Scholarship and very excited about the program for future recipients in years to come,” Soto said. “Programs like these that provide opportunities for Terracon employees and relatives make a difference and motivate us at a higher level.”

The younger Soto thanked the foundation for contributing to his diverse education.

“I would like to give many thanks to The Terracon Foundation for assisting in my education and future,” Soto said. “My academic interests and goals are diverse and expand through many fields. I recently returned from Costa Rica where I took a course examining environmental issues and the social, political, and economic issues that intersect within them.”

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 Florida Student

Press Releases posted 07.18.2013.

PENSACOLA, Fla. –  The Terracon Foundation awarded Nathanael Berrian a scholarship to assist him with his first year at Pensacola State 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.

Berrian is the son of Terracon employee, Susan Berrian, who is a corporate services representative in the Pensacola, Fla., office. Berrian said that the scholarship will help her son explore the field of architecture, an area that he has been interested in over the years.

“During his four years of drafting and technology classes in high school, he has developed an interest in creative home designs and a desire to explore architecture as his field of study,” Berrian said. “He recently won second place in the Home Builders Association of West Florida home design competition for Escambia County high school students.”

The younger Berrian thanked the foundation and also expressed interest in learning more about the field of architecture.

“I am really grateful for this scholarship opportunity,” Berrian said. “As I start my college career, I look forward to expanding my knowledge of architectural studies.”

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 Iowa Student

Press Releases posted 07.18.2013.

PARKERSBURG, Iowa – The Terracon Foundation awarded Landon Cleary a scholarship to begin his studies of civil engineering at Iowa State University this fall.

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.

Cleary is the son of Terracon employee, Dave Cleary, who is a department manager in the Cedar Falls, Iowa, office.  Cleary said that his son is an ideal candidate for the scholarship for various reasons.

“Landon is a great candidate for the Terracon Foundation scholarship,” Cleary said. “He applies himself well in school, sports, church and any activity he is involved with. He is very reliable and has a great work ethic and always willing to assist others.”

The younger Cleary thanked the foundation for the scholarship.

“I would like to thank The Terracon Foundation for the scholarship,” Cleary said. “I will be a freshman this fall at Iowa State University and studying Civil Engineering.”

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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