Builders Exchange Awards $19,000 in Scholarships

Minnesota Builders Exchange and The Builders Group Announce 2017 - 2018 Scholarship Recipients

The Minnesota Builders Exchange (MBEX) and The Builders Group (TBG) have collaborated to award seven commercial construction education scholarships totaling $19,000 to the following recipients:

Esther Bass of Milwaukee, Wisconsin is studying Civil Engineering at Marquette University; Karin Elizabeth Dahlin of Minneapolis, Minnesota is studying HVACR at Minneapolis Community and Technical College; Joshua Calton of Woodbury, Minnesota is studying HVAC at Century College; Luis Israel Contreras Ruiz of St Paul, Minnesota is studying Electrical Technology at St Paul College; Anna Dourgarian of Minneapolis, Minnesota is studying Civil Engineering at the University of Minnesota- Twin Cities; Collin Bennett of Preston, Minnesota is studying Construction Management at Minnesota State University- Mankato; Faseka Tamerat of Mankato, Minnesota is studying Construction Management at Minnesota State University- Mankato.

“Through the generosity of our members, MBEX is able to provide significant scholarship support toward the educational goals of construction industry students,” said Jake Bauer, 2017 MBEX President.  “Our partnership with TBG helps further leverage the resources available to prepare students for leadership positions in the construction industry,” Bauer added. 

The Minnesota Builders Exchange (MBEX) is a non-profit association comprised of construction industry firms throughout the upper Midwest.  It has provided plans, bidding information and networking opportunities to its members since 1888.  The scholarship program has been established to financially reward students pursuing or involved in construction-related careers.

 

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Tom Getzke      612-381-2625