The Roofing Alliance wishes to thank our donors, the individuals and organizations who have generously contributed to our three Melvin Kruger Endowed Scholarship Programs. Due to the generous support of all donors, we are able to support education by awarding scholarships to qualified students whose families work in our Industry.
We currently have eight scholarship donor levels:
Palladium Scholarship Level – $300,000 and above
Platinum Scholarship Level – $250,000
Firestone Building Products Co., Nashville, Tenn.
Gold Scholarship Level – $100,000
(Donations for the Dan Cohen Scholarship were made by Robert Bueche, Pioneer Roofing, Phoenix; John Plescia, Star Roofing, Inc., Phoenix; Jeff Starkweather, Starkweather Roofing Inc., Cave Creek, Ariz.; Kenton Summers, Specialty Roofing Inc., Phoenix; and Brian Torry, Veritas Marketing, Phoenix)
(Donations for the Fred Good Scholarship were made by The Mountain Co., Vienna, W.Va.; NRCA, Rosemont, Ill.; and donations made to the Fred Good Memorial)
OMG Roofing Products, Agawam, Mass.
Titanium Scholarship Level – $50,000
Commercial Roofing Specialties Inc., Larry Burns, Chip Martin, Warren Teague, Doraville, Ga.
Dennis Conway, Las Vegas
William A. Good, Seabrook Island, S.C.
Gail Kruger Krapf, Macon, Ga. — In honor of Melvin Kruger
John Miller, Ross, Calif.
Jim and Suzanne MacKimm, (Beacon Building Products), Peabody, Mass.
Reid and DeaNa Ribble, Sparta, Tenn.
SRS Raise the Roof Foundation, McKinney, Texas
Silver Level – $25,000
Beacon Building Products, Herndon, Va.
Nelson and Jaclyn Braddy, King of Texas Co. LP, Grand Prairie, Texas
John and Mary Gooding, GSM Roofing, Ephrata, Pa.
L.E. Schwartz & Son Inc., Steve Kruger, Macon, Ga.
Siplast, Irving, Texas
Stephen and Melinda Sutter, Sutter Roofing Co. of Florida, Sarasota, Fla.
Tremco, Roofing and Building Maintenance Divison, Tom Cummings, Beachwood, Ohio
Gary and Mary Wolfe, Wolfe Roofing & Sheet Metal Inc., Reading, Pa.
Bronze Level - $15,000
Commercial Roofers Inc., Dennis Conway, Scott Howard, Las Vegas
F.J. Dahill Co., Jamie McAdam, New Haven, Conn.
The Hamlin Family, Hamlin Roofing, Garner, N.C.
Jude Laperouse, Edward J. Laperouse, Houma, La.
Copper Level – $10,000
CNA Foundation, Aaron Koch, Chicago
Jim Giese Commercial Roofing Co. Inc., Jim Giese, Dubuque, Iowa
Gooding Group Foundation, Reed Gooding, Ephrata, Pa.
United Materials, Beth Gloss, Denver
Contributor Level – up to $9,999
Academy Roofing Inc., Suzie Boyd, Aurora, Colo.
Baker Roofing, Mark Lee, Raleigh, N.C.
Beacon Pointe, Garth Flint, Newport Beach, Calif.
Beldon Roofing Co., Brad Beldon, San Antonio
Boston Roofing Industry Promotion Fund, Thomas Gunning, Braintree, Mass.
Crane Renovation Group, Gary Kerley, Columbus, Ohio
Robert (Country) Harrison, Greenville, S.C.
Latham Roofing Contractor, LLC, Dallas
Mary Mai, Washington, D.C.
Tom and Fran Manson, Leawood, Kan.
Rob and Kate McNamara, Tecta America Corp., Rosemont, Ill.
P.J. McTavish & Co. Inc., Burtonsville, Md.
Midland Engineering Co. Inc., Mike Frahn, South Bend, Ind.
Dan Murphy, Longmeadow, Mass.
North/East Roofing Contractors Association, Braintree, Mass.
J.A. Piper Roofing Co., Rodney Piper Jr., Greenville, S.C.
Roofing Supply Group, Tim Perryman, Kennesaw, Ga.
Roofs Inc., Joseph McDevitt, Lyons, Ill.
Tech Roofing Service Inc., Joe Narkowicz, Springfield, Mo.
Timothy Root Scholarship Fund, Jurin Roofing Services Inc., Quakertown, Pa.
United Union of Roofers, Waterproofers and Allied Workers, Washington, D.C.
Winona Heating and Ventilating Co., Michael Gostomski, Winona, Minn.