Alliance awards five Melvin Kruger scholarships
This year's new scholarship recipients are Nicholas Calvert, Wellsburg, W.Va., son of Edward Calvert, senior engineer for Kalkreuth Roofing and Sheet Metal Inc., Wheeling, W.Va.; Salvador Flores Garcia (Beacon Roofing Supply Scholarship), San Jose, Calif., son of Jose Flores Estrada, roofing worker for Alcal Arcade Contracting, Fremont, Calif.; Sophia McGuire, Indianapolis, daughter of Mark McGuire, project manager for AAA Roofing Co., Indianapolis; Lillian McKenzie (OMG® Roofing Products Inc. Scholarship), Columbia, S.C., daughter of Christopher McKenzie, salesman for Watts & Associates Roofing, Columbia; and Alyssa Merna (Firestone Scholarship), Brighton, Mich., sales coordinator for Bloom Roofing Systems Inc., Brighton.
In addition, the Alliance renewed six Melvin Kruger Endowed Scholarships for the 2017-18 academic year. The recipients include Christian Cole, Dallas, Ga., who is attending Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, Ga., and was awarded the Dan Cohen Scholarship; Jaclyn Harris, Mooresville, Ind., who is attending Purdue University, West Lafayette, Ind., and was awarded the Firestone Scholarship; Jonah Manson, Solon, Iowa, who is attending Iowa State University, Ames; Dannelly McKenzie, Columbia, S.C., who is attending Clemson University, Clemson, S.C.; Drury Poston, Thomson, Ga., who is attending Georgia Southern University, Statesboro; and Ivy Rivas, Tujunga, Calif., who is attending University of California, Davis, and was awarded the Fred Good Scholarship.