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Collier Building Industry Foundation awards 2020 college scholarships

Posted on July 28, 2020

Caleb Froitzheim has been interning at BCB Homes and Innovative for the last 3 summers, and we are very excited that he is one of the few to receive a scholarship from the CBIF! Please see the article below or click here

Florida weekly published this story July 23rd, 2020

More than $80,000 in college scholarships has been awarded to high school and college students pursuing education relating to careers within the construction, engineering, architecture and connected trade industries since 2005, under the leadership of the Collier Building Industry Association through its Collier Building Industry Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization to support educational and charitable philanthropic activities.

According to CBIA Executive Officer Amelia Vasquez, CBIF scholarship applicants are students in good standing, recommended by teachers, or returning students having a strong interest in the construction industry and/or related trades who desire to pursue higher education opportunities.

CBIF Board President Dave Dunnavant of Peninsula Construction and Engineering announced the following six students have been awarded CBIF scholarships for the 2020 – 2021 school year:

Elaina Cooke, a sophomore Florida Gulf Coast University student studying construction management ($500);

Caleb Froitzheim, a Barron Collier High School graduate and junior construction management student at Florida Institute of Technology ($2,000);

Jacob German, a graduate of Florida Atlantic University and Barron Collier High School, currently pursuing a Master of Arts Degree in Urban Regional Planning ($1,000);

Alexis Hernandez, a graduate of Immokalee High School who will attend Florida SouthWestern State College to study construction management ($500);

Oscar Lorenzo, a graduate of Immokalee High School who will attend Florida Gulf Coast University to study construction management ($500), and

Alex Soriano, a graduate of Immokalee High School, who will attend Florida State University and major in mechanical engineering ($500);

The 2021 scholarship application will be available on the website in January 2021. 


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