2019-20 Melvin Kruger Endowed Scholarship recipients

We’d like to congratulate our 2019-20 Melvin Kruger Endowed Scholarship recipients. Pictured below from left to right are:

Joseph Castellucia—Dan Cohen Scholarship, son of Joseph Castellucia, vice president of Chris Andersen Roofing Co., Hopelawn, N.J.
Davis Edwards, son of Van Edwards, COO of Midsouth Roof Systems, Forest Park, Ga.
Matthew Killgore—OMG Scholarship, son of Charles Killgore, vice president of Delta Roofing & Sheet Metal, West Memphis, Ark.
Morgan Patterson—second OMG Scholarship, daughter of James Patterson, vice president of procurement for Centimark Corporation, Canonsburg, Pa.
Calvin Raymore, son of Calvin Raymore, senior vice president of safety and risk for Centimark Corporation, Canonsburg, Pa.

In addition to the five new scholarships, the following students’ scholarships were renewed:

Salvador Flores Garcia—Beacon Roofing Supply Scholarship, attending University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, Calif.
Elaina Krumholz—Fred Good Scholarship, attending the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, Minneapolis
Sophia McGuire—William A. Good Scholarship, attending University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
Alyssa Merna—Firestone Scholarship, attending Olivet Nazarene University, Bourbonnais, Ill.
John Paynter—Melvin Kruger Scholarship, attending East Carolina University, Greenville, S.C.
Cameron Tickerhoff—Firestone Scholarship, attending Penn State University, University Park, Pa.

A total of $55,000 was awarded for the 2019-20 school year—$30,000 for six scholarship renewals and $25,000 for six new scholarships. To date, the Roofing Alliance has awarded a total of $845,000 in scholarship funds to 130 students.

The Roofing Alliance Scholarship committee has held several conference calls to discuss the 2020-21 scholarship program criteria and application procedures. New this year—scholarship funds will be available for students entering vocational and technical programs. Details for the 2020-21 academic year will be available in late August. Stay tuned!