2018-2019 Winners

The Roofing Industry Alliance for Progress congratulates three new recipients of its 2018-19 Melvin Kruger Endowed Scholarships.

Elaina Krumholz, Sheboygan, Wis., daughter of Erik Krumholz, sales representative, Tremco Inc., Beachwood, Ohio.

John Paynter, Hillsborough, N.C., son of Bill Paynter, manufacturer rep, Duro-Last Roofing, Saginaw, Mich.

Cameron Tickerhoff—Firestone Scholarship, Bridgeport, Ohio, son of Joshua Tickerhoff, foreman, Kalkreuth Roofing and Sheet Metal, Inc., Wheeling, W.V.

In addition, the Alliance renewed eight Melvin Kruger Endowed Scholarships:

Nicholas Calvert, attending West Virginia University, Morgantown, W.V.

Salvador Flores Garcia—Beacon Roofing Supply Scholarship, attending University of California: Berkeley, Berkeley, Calif.

Sophia McGuire—William A. Good Scholarship, attending University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Ala.

Lillian McKenzie—OMG Roofing Products Inc., Scholarship, attending Clemson University, Clemson, S.C.

Alyssa Merna—Firestone Scholarship, attending Olivet Nazarene University, Bourbonnais, Ill.

Christian Cole—Dan Cohen Scholarship, attending Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, Ga.

Jonah Manson, attending Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa

Ivy Rivas—Fred Good Scholarship, attending University of California Davis, Davis, Calif.

A total of $40,000 was awarded for scholarship renewals, $15,000 was awarded for three new scholarships for a total of $55,000 for the 2018-19 school year. To date a total of 125 students have received $790,000 in scholarship awards.

Details for the 2019-20 Melvin Kruger Endowed Scholarship program and the application guidelines will be available in September.