Established in 1996, The Roofing
Industry Alliance for Progress was founded with the goal of
improving the roofing industry through research, education and
technology. Now, 13 years later, the Alliance is
working harder than ever to accomplish and expand on this goal.
During the past year, the Alliance
launched a new scholarship program, created a charitable initiative
to reach out to roofing workers in need and continued work on
various important roofing industry research projects. And these are
only some of the exciting things the Alliance
accomplished during 2008 and has planned for 2009.
During 2008, the Alliance
continued its commitment to education through its Roofing Industry
Scholarship Program, providing $1,000 to three students: Jennifer
Baxter of Carthage, Tenn.; Brittany Cook of Naperville, Ill.; and