CEFD Scholarship Winner
The ABC Delaware Construction Education Foundation of Delaware, a 501 (c)3 subsidiary, dedicated to the future of the construction industry, presented its annual scholarship award to Brandon Roth of St. George’s Vo-Tech
ABC Delaware Careers In Construction Committee Chairman Matthew Degli Obizzi presents a CEFD scholarship to Brandon Roth of St. George’s
“The scholarship program is for students graduating from high school who are continuing their education at a post-secondary institution in a construction-related field,” said ABC Delaware Careers In Construction Committee Chairman Matthew Degli Obizzi. “The scholarship is available to dependents of employees who work for ABC Delaware member companies or graduating students from a vo-tech high school. The winner receives $1,000, which is renewable each year for four years, as long as he/she is still in a construction-related field and carries a 2.75 GPA.”
Brandon is a senior at St. George’s and will graduate with a 3.95 GPA. He was inducted into the National Honor Society in 2014. He will attend Delaware Tech in the fall to major in energy and engineering technology. Brandon was involved in many activities at St. George’s, some of which included participating in the ACE mentoring program for two years. He was named the Outstanding Co-Op student at St. George’s for 2014. In 2013, he won first place in school and third overall in the CAD division at the Delaware Tech Drafting competition. In 2014 he once again won first in school and second overall in the same competition. He was also honored this evening for completing a successful co-op program with ABC member Corrado Construction. Brandon has also earned the rank of Life Scout with the Boy Scouts of America.
ABC Delaware contractor members were honored for their safety practices with a national STEP award. The award, Safety Training and Evaluation Process offers companies an organized approach to analyze and further develop a contractor safety program. The process offers companies a way to evaluate safety and loss prevention while providing a vital, objective method to measure safety program improvements.
The awards are presented in five categories, bronze, silver, gold, platinum and diamond.
This year, 31 member companies were honored with awards.
|Ralph G. Degli Obizzi & Sons, Inc. Silver
R.C. Fabricators, Inc. Silver
Custom Iron Shop, Inc. Silver
Drywall, Inc. Silver
Commonwealth Fire Protection Silver
Nowland Associates, Inc. Silver
Erco Ceilings and Interiors, Inc. Gold
Spacecon, LLC Gold
Pearce & Moretto, Inc. Gold
GFP Cement Contractors, LLC Gold
|Bancroft Construction Company Gold
J.F. Sobieski Mechanical Contractors, Inc. Gold
Worth & Company, Inc. Gold
County Insulation Company Gold
R.S. Widdoes & Son, Inc. Gold
Service Unlimited, Inc. Gold
George & Lynch, Inc. Gold
Harry Caswell, Inc. Gold
Alliance Electric, Inc. Platinum
EDiS Company Platinum
|Wayman Fire Protection, Inc. Platinum
Farrell Roofing Platinum
Nason Construction, Inc. Platinum
Color Works Painting, Inc. Diamond
M. Davis & Sons, Inc. Diamond
The Tri-M Group, LLC Diamond
GG+A Construction Diamond
Eastern Industrial Services, Inc. Diamond
Nickle Electrical Companies Diamond
DiSabatino Construction Company Diamond
Student Career Winners
“Each year, the Careers in Construction Committee presents awards to students enrolled in the construction trade curriculum who has shown outstanding academic achievement and completed a successful co-op program with an ABC member,” said ABC Delaware President Ed Capodanno. “This year, seven students from the New Castle County Vo-Tech School District are being honored. Each student receives a $250 gift certificate to a local supply house to help them purchase tools to get started and a tool bag.”
Keith Baker of Tri-Supply & Equipment presents Shaquanne Bailey of Howard with his award.
Ryan Cook from Hodgson is presented his award by Steve Dignan of Nickle Electrical Companies.
Kyle Spence of Hodgson receives his award from Rick Rettig of Merit Mechanical.
Alex Provin of Delcastle is presented his award by John Gooden of M. Davis.
Rodrigo Tlaseca receives his award from Mike Toy of Quality HVAC.
Brandon Roth of St. George’s is presented his award by Joe Corrado of Corrado Construction.
Greg Yazidjian of St. George’s accepts his award from Steve Dignan of Nickle Electrical Companies.