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Scholarship Winners Announced

CED Magazine August 2006

Article Date: 08-01-2006
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Three students receive $1,000 from

Each year awards three scholarships for higher-education tuition or the purchase of tools.

The winners of the 2006 scholarships received $1,000, which is to be used for higher-education tuition or the purchase of tools to improve worker productivity. The winners are:

  • Michelle Mohon, Friendswood High School, Friendswood, Texas. Mohon plans to study civil engineering at the University of Texas in Austin.
  • Donald Osborn, Conemaugh Valley High School, Johnstown, Pa. Osborn plans to continue his education at Greater Johnstown Career and Technology Center, studying mobile equipment operations technology.
  • Steven Swartz from Saline High School in Saline, Mich. Swartz plans to work toward a welding and fabrication degree at Washtenaw Community College. provides students, teachers, counselors and parents information on the benefits of construction careers, educational options and local business contacts that have volunteered to participate in workforce development activities. The website is a joint effort of The AED Foundation, AEM (Association of Equipment Manufacturers) and AGC (Associated General Contractors of America).

"We're gratified by the tremendous response to the program," says Pat Novak, AED Foundation Education Program Manager. "Since its inception in 2001, the scholarship program has allowed talented individuals to focus their skills and enthusiasm on construction careers."

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