The Roofing Alliance, celebrating 25 years as the foundation of the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA), proudly announces the 2021-22 Melvin Kruger Endowed Scholarship recipients.
For over 30 years, the Roofing Alliance has invested time and funds to help educate the roofing industry and the industry’s youth. This has been made possible through the Melvin Kruger Endowed Scholarship Program, which was named for Melvin Kruger, a former president of NRCA, a former president of the Roofing Alliance and CEO of L.E. Schwartz & Son Inc., Macon, Ga.
The Roofing Alliance approved seven new Roofing Alliance Melvin Kruger Endowed Scholarship Recipients:
In addition, the Roofing Alliance approved six renewals:
“A total of $30,000 was awarded for scholarship renewals with $35,000 awarded for new scholarships,” stated Bennett Judson, Roofing Alliance executive director. “A total of $65,000 was awarded for the 2021-22 school year. Roofing Alliance leadership is very proud to be able to support the roofing industry with these scholarships. To date a total of 139 students have received $960,000 in scholarship awards.”
Details for the 2022-23 Melvin Kruger Endowed Scholarship program and the application guidelines will be available late September. For more information on the Melvin Kruger Endowed Scholarship Program plus information about the Roofing Alliance contact Bennett Judson, the Roofing Alliance’s executive director, at email@example.com or visit www.roofingalliance.net.
About the Roofing Alliance
The Roofing Alliance is committed to shaping the industry’s future by funding education, research, scholarships and philanthropic initiatives, all for the purpose of securing the industry’s future excellence. Composed of 176 members representing extraordinary leaders from the contracting, manufacturing, distribution and service provider communities, the Roofing Alliance has committed $13 million to enhance the performance and long-term viability of the industry and allocated more than $5.9 million to fund 51 research, education, technical and philanthropic programs and projects. Serving as the foundation of the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA), Roofing Alliance members are focused on giving back and supporting high-quality educational programs and ensuring timely and forward-thinking industry responses to major economic and technological issues. For more information about Roofing Alliance initiatives, visit www.roofingalliance.net.