$5,000
Coos Bay, Oregon
Construction Engineering Management at Oregon State University

Jason Sweet

Jason Sweet of Coos Bay, Oregon is a Junior at Oregon State University pursuing a degree in Construction Engineer Management. “I was inspired to choose CEM as a major because ever since I was young, I’ve always been intrigued by heavy equipment and the construction of complicated structures. I wanted to be a part of building some of the structures I was always in awe of as a child.” Jason is a member of the AGC student chapter at Oregon State University. In his free time Jason enjoys hunting, fishing, playing golf and riding dirt bikes.

Sponsored by: Advanced American Construction
$5,000
Grants Pass, Oregon
Forest Engineering & Civil Engineering at Oregon State University

Kolton Mahr

Kolton Mahr of Grants Pass, Oregon is a Senior at Oregon State University pursuing a dual-major in Forest Engineering & Civil Engineering. He chose to double major because he "couldn't decide between forestry and civil engineering when a math teacher told me about a dual-major program at Oregon State. I made a trip to visit OSU in the spring of my senior year of high school and met with an advisor. I decided that it was too good of an opportunity to pass up because it allowed me to study both of my interests and receive two Bachelor's degrees in 5 years." Kolton is a member of the Oregon State University Chapters of SAF (Society of American Foresters), the American Society of Civil Engineers, Phi Kappa Phi honor society and the Theta Chi Fraternity. In his spare time Kolton enjoys hiking, rafting, fishing, driving down backroads and photography.

Sponsored by: Ness & Campbell Crane
$5,000
Buxton, Oregon
Mechanical Engineering with a minor in Business & Entrepreneurship at Oregon State University

Devin Wyckoff

Devin Wyckoff of Buxton, Oregon is a Senior at Oregon State University majoring in Mechanical Engineering with a minor in Business and Entrepreneurship. Devin has interned with Oregon Iron Works, Advanced American Construction, and Daimler Trucks North America. He is a math and physics tutor at Corvallis High School as well as a member of ASME and the OSU Robotics Club. "With the help and support I have received from all of the great people who support the Schweiger Memorial Scholarship, I have been able to grow as an engineer and a person in ways that would not have been possible on my own.”
 


Sponsored by: Vigor
$3,000
Newberg, Oregon
Civil Engineering at Oregon State University

Matthew Olney

Matthew Olney of Newberg, Oregon is a Junior at Oregon State University pursuing a degree in Civil Engineering. He states he “chose this major because I enjoy the wide variety of projects associated with the civil engineering field and look forward to working with large scale projects.” At Oregon State, Matthew is a member of the Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity, the American Society of Civil Engineers and the Associated General Contractors Student Chapter. In Matthew’s spare time he enjoys being outdoors doing activities like bow-hunting, fishing, camping, hiking and riding quads.  


Sponsored by: Hamilton Construction
$3,000
Albany, Oregon
Construction Engineering Management at Oregon State University

Alexandra Budlong

Alexandra Budlong of Albany, Oregon is a Sophomore at Oregon State University pursuing a degree in Construction Engineering Management. “First, I hope to be an example to girls and young women that construction is an industry in which they can survive, thrive and become leaders. I hope to find a position working as a project engineer for an Oregon-based contractor, and on a path to leadership and ultimately, hopefully, ownership.  I look forward to developing mentor-mentee relationships within my company, helping my company grow and be successful, and becoming a mentor myself.” Alexandra is a member of the Oregon State AGC Student Chapter and will be the President for the 2016-2017 school year. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, spending time with her family, as well as being out in nature.
 


Sponsored by: Tarlow Naito & Summers, LLP
$3,000
Vancouver, Washington
Electrical Engineering at Clark College

Qi Wu

Qi Wu of Vancouver, Washington is a currently a Sophomore at Clark College pursuing a degree in Electrical Engineering. Qi states she knew at a young age that she was passionate about science and how things work; there was never a doubt that her major would be in the engineering field. Qi is involved in Clark College Student Government, Outdoor & Recreation Club, Veteran’s Club, PTK and the International Club. In her spare time Qi loves to travel and see the world, she also hopes to volunteer overseas in the future. Qi is a member of the United States Navy Reserve; she spent four and a half years in active duty where she was an Aviation Machinist’s Mate. She has been deployed to numerous different places, such as Korea, Philippines, Guam and Singapore.
 


Sponsored by: The Ashback Family - Veteran Award
$3,000
Ridgefield, Washington
Civil Engineering & Mathematics at Montana State University

Sara Ashback

Sara Ashback of Ridgefield, Washington is currently a Junior at Montana State University, majoring in Civil Engineering and Mathematics. After completion of her studies, Sara hopes to spend a few years using her education to assist in disaster relief efforts abroad. She is an active member of Alpha Omicron Pi Women’s Fraternity, AGC and also volunteers at the Voice Center on campus, a place to support survivors of interpersonal violence. Outside of her education, Sara enjoys playing the piano, hiking, snowboarding and shooting. Sara also had the memorable experience of getting to swim in the Amazon River last fall.

$3,000
Seaside, Oregon
Civil Engineering at Oregon State University

Maxwell Beaudoin

Maxwell Beaudoin of Seaside, Oregon is currently a Sophomore at Oregon State University pursuing a degree in Civil Engineering. He states his interest was sparked when he “worked in the construction field for summer jobs during high school, and was always intrigued by the geometry and design of the bones of a house.” At Oregon State, Maxwell is actively involved in the American Society of Civil Engineers. During his spare time, he enjoys hiking, biking and kayaking. Maxwell is also a motorcycle enthusiast as well as an avid racquetball player.       
$3,000
Gresham, Oregon
Civil Engineering at Oregon State University

Garrett Childress

Garrett Childress of Gresham, Oregon is a Sophomore at Oregon State University majoring in Civil Engineering. He reports having chosen this major “because I look forward to being a part of the betterment of my community through the improvement of infrastructure. I am also looking forward to solving real life problems with math and science.” Garrett is currently a member of the Oregon State Steel Bridge Team, as well as the Oregon State Bass Fishing Club. In his free time Garrett enjoys water skiing, fishing and golfing with his friends.
$3,000
North Bend, Oregon
Civil Engineering at Oregon State University

Nicholas Hossley

Nicholas Hossley of North Bend, Oregon is a Freshman at Oregon State University pursuing a degree in Civil Engineering. Nicholas states, “With this degree I want to design anything from roads, bridges and culverts to community water systems in both rural and urban communities around the world.” He is actively involved in American Society of Civil Engineers where he has been appointed Freshman Representative and elected as Executive Chair for the 2016-2017 year. Nick is also a part of the Oregon State Triathlon Club and enjoys skiing, running, backpacking and mountain biking in his free time.
$3,000
Lakeland, Florida
Civil Engineering at University of South Florida

Louis Nash

Louis Nash of Lakeland, Florida is a Sophomore at the University of South Florida studying Civil Engineering. He reports having been inspired to choose this degree by his father and Evan Clemson of Advanced American Construction. Louis is an executive board member of the University of South Florida Rugby Club, a member of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers and a volunteer with USF Stampede of Service. Louis’ hobbies include playing rugby, working out, watching sports and spending time with friends. When he graduates Louis hopes to work on large scale marine construction in the Pacific Northwest.
$3,000
Corvallis, Oregon
Civil Engineering with a minor in Business Management at George Fox University

Grant Schroeder

Grant Schroeder of Corvallis, Oregon is a Junior at George Fox University pursuing a major in Civil Engineering with a minor in Business Management. Currently, Grant is the Quarterback on the George Fox University Football Team. He is also a member of the GFU Engineering Student Advisory Board, the GFU Student Athlete Advisory Committee as well as the GFU Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Outside of school he is a member of the Special Olympics Lifting of Oregon and Anderson Construction Company. In Grant’s spare time he enjoys outdoor recreation, especially football; as well as hiking, camping, marksmanship and skiing.
$3,000
Portland, Oregon
Chemical Engineering & Oceanography at Oregon State University

Wiley Wolfe

Wiley Wolfe of Portland, Oregon is a Junior at Oregon State University pursuing a degree in Chemical Engineering with a minor in Oceanography. Last summer Wiley worked at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute designing, building, and testing a tool to autonomously measure dissolved carbon dioxide in the ocean or rivers. Wiley states “I hope that in the future I will be able to use my new found oceanographic skills to improve underwater construction.” In his free time Wiley enjoys playing volleyball for the OSU Men's Club Volleyball team and loves being in the great outdoors. 
$5,000
Portland, Oregon
Civil Engineering at Oregon State University

Evan Altorfer

Evan Altorfer of Portland, Oregon is a junior at Oregon State University studying Civil Engineering.  Evan is interested in finding solutions in the construction industry by building innovative, affordable and sustainable infrastructure. Evan is actively involved with the Corvallis Adventist Church, serving as the President of the Adventist Christian Fellowship Club at OSU and with Young Life College Group at OSU. He also enjoys hiking, rafting, playing intermural sports at OSU and loves to support the Beavers at home games.

Sponsored by: Oregon Iron Works
$5,000
Ridgefield, Washington
Civil Engineering at Montana State University

Sara Ashback

Sara Ashback of Ridgefield, Washington is a sophomore studying civil engineering and math at Montana State University. Sara would like to focus on construction and eventually do relief work in countries that have poor infrastructure or water sanitation. She is a member of American Society of Civil Engineers as well as Society of Women Engineers. Outside of school she is a member of Alpha Omicron Pi women's fraternity and an advocate at the VOICE center, a place to support survivors of interpersonal violence. Sara enjoys playing piano, hiking, skiing or anything outdoors.

Sponsored by: Tarlow Naito & Summers, LLP
$5,000
Gresham, Oregon
Civil Engineering at Oregon State University

Garrett Childress

Garrett Childress of Gresham, Oregon is a freshman at Oregon State University majoring in civil engineering. Garrett is excited to solve real life construction and infrastructure problems with math and science and looks forward to pursuing a career in construction in the Northwest. Garrett is an avid sports fan and enjoys water skiing, snow skiing and camping with friends. At OSU, Garrett is a member of the rowing team and plays intermural basketball. 

Sponsored by: Ness & Campbell Crane
$3,000
Boring, Oregon
Civil Engineering at Oregon State University

Jakob Neuenschwander

Jakob Neuenschwander of Boring, Oregon is a junior at Oregon State University majoring in Civil Engineering.  On campus, Jakob is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, the Associated General Contractors Student chapter and was a part of the 1st place, 2015, ASC Marine Estimating Team. When Jakob is not in school or working, his time is spent outdoors hiking, fishing, camping or bow hunting.  He is looking forward to graduating and entering the heavy civil construction field.

Sponsored by: Hamilton Construction
$3,000
Beaverton, Oregon
Civil Engineering at Oregon State University

Jacob Hoffman

Jacob Hoffman of Beaverton, Oregon is a junior at Oregon State University majoring in Civil Engineering and Forestry Engineering. Jacob is passionate about understanding how things work and is excited for a career in construction where he can find solutions for complex building projects. At OSU, Jacob is the President of Xi Sigma Pi National Honor Society and he is in the United States Marine Corps Reserves. He also volunteers with Toys for Tots and in his free time enjoys hunting and fishing. 

Sponsored by: Ashback Family – Veteran Award
$3,000
Banks, Oregon
Mechanical Engineering at Oregon State University

Devin Wyckoff

Devin Wyckoff of Banks, Oregon is a junior at Oregon State University majoring in Mechanical Engineering.  Devin was inspired by his father’s ability to find solutions for problems around him and hopes to do the same with a career in Engineering. He looks forward to working with equipment and mechanisms in the construction industry. Devin is a member of the NSCS and ASME chapters at OSU and has been involved with the solar car, robotics and material science clubs at OSU. 
$3,000
Grants Pass, Oregon
Civil & Forest Engineering at Oregon State University

Kolton Mahr

Kolton Mahr of Grants Pass, Oregon is a junior at Oregon State University majoring in both Civil and Forest Engineering. Growing up in southern Oregon, Kolton has always been interested in forestry and more recently became interested in larger scale heavy civil projects like bridge and dam building. The programs at OSU offered him the perfect opportunity to pursue both passions. Kolton is a member of the Society of American Foresters, Theta Chi Fraternity and the Phi Kappa Honor Society at OSU. Outside of school, Kolton loves all things outdoors from yard work to rafting or backpacking. 
$3,000
Kennewick, Washington
Civil Engineering at Montana State University

Tasha Petermann

Tasha Petermann of Kennewick, Washington is a junior at Montana State University majoring in Civil Engineering.  Tasha’s interest in engineering was cemented during a trip to Ireland the summer before she started college, when she found that she was more interested in the structures of the castles and the bridges than the local history and folklore. Tasha is involved with the Society of Women Engineers, American Society of Civil Engineers, and Associated General Contractors of America. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, running, and downhill skiing.  
$3,000
Portland, Oregon
Chemical Engineering at Oregon State University

Wiley Wolfe

Wiley Wolfe of Portland, Oregon is a sophomore at Oregon State University majoring in Chemical Engineering with a minor in Oceanography.  He hopes to use his degree to better understand the impacts of underwater construction on water quality, and to find ways to improve these processes. Wiley is currently working in an OSU lab researching aquatic chemical sensors and for the Honors College as the Trip and Activities Coordinator. Wiley enjoys the outdoors and playing volleyball with the Oregon State Men’s Club Volleyball team. This summer, Wiley will continue to research aquatic chemical sensors during an internship at the Monterey Bay Aquarium's Research Institute.
$3,000
Kapolei, Hawaii
Civil Engineering at George Fox University

Dylan Yamamoto

Dylan Yamamoto of Kapolei, Hawaii is a junior at George Fox University majoring in Civil Engineering. Dylan’s passion for problem solving and his fascination with bridges and buildings led him to pursue a career in the construction industry where he hopes to work on projects that serve the less fortunate. At George Fox, Dylan is very involved with Residence Life as an RA and an AAC responsible for multiple freshman dorms. He enjoys outdoor sports and activities of all kinds from surfing and fishing in Hawaii to hiking and snowboarding in Oregon. 
$3,000
North Bend, Oregon
Civil Engineering at Oregon State University

Nick Hossley

Nick Hossley of North Bend, Oregon is a senior in high school planning to pursue a Civil Engineering degree at Oregon State University. Nick has wanted to build bridges and buildings since middle school when he had to build and test wooden bridges for a tech program.  Nick plans to use his engineering degree to pursue a career in construction, designing and building roads and bridges in both rural and urban communities around the world. Nick is the president of the Key Club at North Bend High School, active in his church and enjoys skiing, running, hiking and mountain biking. 
$3,000
Spokane , Washington
Construction Management at Washington State University

Marshall Ruehl

Marshall Ruehl of Spokane, Washington is a junior at Washington State University majoring in Construction Management. Construction, design and business have always intrigued Marshall, especially seeing the projects his grandfather, an architect and his father, a general contractor worked on throughout his childhood. Marshall is involved with DECA, the Associated Students of Construction Management WSU chapter, AGC Student Chapter, Sigma Lambda Chi Honor Society and has competed in the DBIA Student Competition and the ASC Competition. At WSU, Marshall also enjoys intermural sports of all kinds, works with Habitat for Humanity and is an active member of Beta Theta Pi Fraternity.
$3,000
Newberg, Oregon
Civil Engineering at Oregon State University

Matthew Olney

Matthew Olney of Newberg, Oregon is a junior at Oregon State University majoring in Civil Engineering. Matt loves math, science and being outdoors so looks forward to a career in construction where he can use his strengths and work outside on large scale projects. When he graduates, he hopes to work on bridge, dam and other large infrastructure projects in the heavy civil marine construction industry. In his free time, Matt loves to hunt, fish, ride quads, hike and spend time with family and friends. At OSU, Matt is a member of the Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity.  
Altorfer, Evan
$3,000
Portland, Oregon
Construction Engineering Mgmt. at Oregon State University

Evan Altorfer

Evan Altorfer of Portland, Oregon is a sophomore at Oregon State University studying Civil Engineering. “My interest in the Civil and Construction fields stems from work I have done for my grandfather’s small construction company.” Evan is very involved with the Adventist Christian Fellowship club at OSU, and he is currently acting as the Club Secretary. Evan enjoys playing a variety of intramural sports. In Evan’s spare time, he loves cheering on the Beavers at different sporting events. He also enjoys hiking and rafting.
Ashback, Sara
$3,000
Ridgefield, Washington
Civil Engineering at Montana State University

Sara Ashback

Sara Ashback of Ridgefield, Washington is a freshman at Montana State University, majoring in Civil Engineering and math. She is involved in the Honors College, Alpha Omicron Pi Sorority, and Tuesday Nights Together youth group. She is a member of the Society of Women Engineers, and is currently working in a concrete lab. Outside of school, Sara enjoys hiking, snowboarding, and baking.
Beasley, Sade
$3000
Portland, Oregon
Civil Engineering at Oregon State University

Sade Beasley

Sade’ Beasley of Portland, Oregon is a sophomore at Oregon State University. Sade' is majoring in Mechanical Engineering. She has an interest in pursuing a career in heavy construction as a Heavy Equipment Mechanic after shadowing engineers working on the Salt Creek Tunnel Project on Hwy 58 during a National Transportation Summer Institute (NTSI) Program. Sade’ works as a Community Outreach Coordinator at the Lonnie B. Harris Black Cultural Center and is a mentor for the NTSI program for young women of color in high school who have an interest in STEM studies upon graduating. Sade’ enjoys drawing, painting, relaxing with loved ones, or indulging in Rooibos tea.
Duty, Chris
$3,000
Corvallis, Oregon
Construction Engineering Mgmt. at Oregon State University

Chris Duty

Chris Duty of Portland, Oregon is a junior at Oregon State University majoring in Construction Engineering Management. “I have always been interested in working in the construction industry. As a child I always enjoyed tearing things apart around the house and trying to figure out how they work and if I could make them more efficient when I put them back together.” Chris is the President of the Associated General Contractors Student Chapter at Oregon State, and a member of the 2014 ASC 1st place Marine Estimating Team, American Society of Civil Engineers and an OSU Athletic Marketing Intern. During his free time, Chris enjoys racing motocross with his family, attending country western dances, and doing internships to gain experience in the industry.
GeDeros, Colby
$5,000
Coquille, Oregon
Civil Engineering at Oregon State University

Colby GeDeros

Colby GeDeros of Coquille, Oregon is a junior at Oregon State University pursuing a degree in Civil Engineering. He graduated from Coquille High School in 2011. Colby is an aspiring outdoorsman, he spends a lot of his free time hunting and hiking. Colby also enjoys playing sports and is interested in fitness. Colby is the president of his Fraternity, Phi Delta Theta and a member of the Oregon State chapter of American Society of Civil Engineers.

Sponsored by: Oregon Iron Works
Hamilton, Jordan
$5,000
Redmond, Oregon
Construction Engineering Mgmt. at Oregon State University

Jordan Hamilton

Jordan Hamilton of Redmond, Oregon is sophomore at Oregon State University majoring in Construction Engineering Management. He enjoys hunting, fishing, hiking, and just about everything outdoors. In addition to spending time in the outdoors, Jordan is also involved with Oregon State University’s SAE Baja organization. Jordan’s plans for the future include his continued involvement within the construction industry; in addition, he would like to spend some time traveling.

Sponsored by: Ness & Campbell Crane
Nakashima, Jeff
$3,000
Lake Oswego, Oregon
Construction Engineering Mgmt. at Oregon State University

Jeff Nakashima

Jeff Nakashima of Lake Oswego, Oregon is a junior studying Construction Engineering Management at Oregon State University. Jeff moved from Texas in 2011 to Lake Oswego, Oregon. At Oregon State, he is a member of the Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity and serves as a leader for Young Life Corvallis, which is a faith based ministry for high school and middle school students. Jeff is the President of the Associated General Contractors Student Chapter at Oregon State. In Jeff’s free time, he enjoys wakeboarding on Lake Oswego Lake, golfing, and spending time with his family.
Neuenschwander, Jakob
$3,000
Boring, Oregon
Mechanical Engineering at Oregon State University

Jakob Neuenschwander

Jakob Neuenschwander of Boring, Oregon is a junior at Oregon State University majoring in Mechanical Engineering. On campus Jakob is an active member of Phi Kappa Psi fraternity, he participates regularly in intramural sports and is a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. When Jacob is not in school or working, his time is spent outdoors fishing, shooting, hiking and bow hunting. Jacob also really enjoys photography and woodworking.
Petermann
$5,000
Kennewick, Washington
Civil Engineering at Montana State University

Tasha Petermann

Tasha Petermann of Kennewick, Washington is a sophomore at Montana State University majoring in Civil Engineering. Tasha’s long-term plans include using innovative techniques to upgrade or build a more sustainable infrastructure in different communities, both within the United States and abroad. Tasha is involved with Society of Women Engineers, American Society of Civil Engineers, and Associated General Contractors of America. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, running, and downhill skiing.

Sponsored by: Hamilton Construction Company
Wolfe, Wiley
$5,000
Portland, Oregon
Chemical Engineering at Oregon State University

Wiley Wolfe

Wiley Wolfe of Portland, Oregon is a freshman at Oregon State University pursuing a degree in Chemical Engineering. Wiley is an Eagle Scout in Boy Scouts of America. During the school year, he is working in the Thermal-Fluid Science Research Lab at OSU. Wiley is a floor representative of his dormitory hall council and participates in West Hall dormitory's environmental task force. This summer he will complete his third and final year of the Technical Preparation Program at Boeing Portland, which means he will be exploring new internship opportunities next summer.
Wyckoff, Devin
$5,000
Buxton, Oregon
Mechanical Engineering at Oregon State University

Devin Wyckoff

Devin Wyckoff of Buxton, Oregon is a sophomore at Oregon State University majoring in Mechanical Engineering. “I am looking forward to completing my core classes and moving on to the portion of my education that will formally shape my career.” In 2013, Devin received an internship with Oregon Iron Works. “I gained so much confidence and knowledge from all the great folks at Oregon Iron Works and I was grateful for the internship opportunity that came through the connections that I gained by being a recipient of the Schweiger Memorial Scholarship.”

Sponsored by: Tarlow Naito & Summers LLP
$3,000
Ridgefield, Washington
Civil Engineering at Montana State University

Sara Ashback

Sara Ashback of Ridgefield, Washington is a freshman at Montana State University, majoring in Civil Engineering and math. She is involved in the Honors College, Alpha Omicron Pi Sorority, and Tuesday Nights Together youth group. She is a member of the Society of Women Engineers, and is currently working in a concrete lab. Outside of school, Sara enjoys hiking, snowboarding, and baking.
$2000
Portland, Oregon
Civil Engineering at Oregon State University

Sade Beasley

Sade Beasley of Portland, Oregon is a freshman at Oregon State University majoring in Civil Engineering. “Engaging in drafting and construction classes at Benson High School gave me the initial desire to pursue engineering as a field of study. Becoming the Portland Rose Festival princess my senior year fully concreted my desires to pursue a career in civil engineering through a job shadow with a transportation engineer.” Sade’ is on the College of Engineering Dean’s List, and an active member of the Society of Women Engineers, National Society of Black Engineers, and Engineers Without Borders. During her free time, she enjoys relaxing with a book, doing math equations with my little sister, and engaging in civic service.  
$5,000
Coquille, Oregon
Civil Engineering at Oregon State University

Colby GeDeros

Colby GeDeros of Coquille, Oregon is a junior at Oregon State University pursuing a degree in Civil Engineering. He graduated from Coquille High School in 2011. Colby is an aspiring outdoorsman, he spends a lot of his free time hunting and hiking. Colby also enjoys playing sports and is interested in fitness. Colby is the president of his Fraternity, Phi Delta Theta and a member of the Oregon State chapter of American Society of Civil Engineers.

Sponsored by: Oregon Iron Works
$5,000
Redmond, Oregon
Construction Engineering Mgmt. at Oregon State University

Jordan Hamilton

Jordan Hamilton of Redmond, Oregon is sophomore at Oregon State University majoring in Construction Engineering Management. He enjoys hunting, fishing, hiking, and just about everything outdoors. In addition to spending time in the outdoors, Jordan is also involved with Oregon State University’s SAE Baja organization. Jordan’s plans for the future include his continued involvement within the construction industry; in addition, he would like to spend some time traveling.

Sponsored by: Ness & Campbell Crane
$3,000
Lake Oswego, Oregon
Construction Engineering Mgmt. at Oregon State University

Jeff Nakashima

Jeff Nakashima of Lake Oswego, Oregon is a junior studying Construction Engineering Management at Oregon State University. Jeff moved from Texas in 2011 to Lake Oswego, Oregon. At Oregon State, he is a member of the Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity and serves as a leader for Young Life Corvallis, which is a faith based ministry for high school and middle school students. Jeff is the President of the Associated General Contractors Student Chapter at Oregon State. In Jeff’s free time, he enjoys wakeboarding on Lake Oswego Lake, golfing, and spending time with his family.
$3,000
Boring, Oregon
Mechanical Engineering at Oregon State University

Jakob Neuenschwander

Jakob Neuenschwander of Boring, Oregon is a junior at Oregon State University majoring in Mechanical Engineering. On campus Jakob is an active member of Phi Kappa Psi fraternity, he participates regularly in intramural sports and is a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. When Jacob is not in school or working, his time is spent outdoors fishing, shooting, hiking and bow hunting. Jacob also really enjoys photography and woodworking.
$5,000
Kennewick, Washington
Civil Engineering at Montana State University

Tasha Petermann

Tasha Petermann of Kennewick, Washington is a sophomore at Montana State University majoring in Civil Engineering. Tasha’s long-term plans include using innovative techniques to upgrade or build a more sustainable infrastructure in different communities, both within the United States and abroad. Tasha is involved with Society of Women Engineers, American Society of Civil Engineers, and Associated General Contractors of America. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, running, and downhill skiing.

Sponsored by: Hamilton Construction Company
$3,000
Tualatin, Oregon
Civil Engineering at University Southern California

Juliana Porter

Juliana Porter of Tualatin, Oregon, is a two-time winner of this scholarship. She is a freshman at University of Southern California majoring in Civil Engineering. “After attending the Schweiger Memorial Scholarship Awards Banquet last spring, I was struck by the realization that this scholarship was about so much more than financial assistance. The genuiness of everyone I met at last year’s banquet really made me feel welcomed and supported, and I hope to have the opportunity to further develop relationships at this year’s dinner.” Juliana is a member of the Trojan Scholar Society, the Society of Women Engineers, and enjoys baking and outdoor activities in her spare time.
$3,000
Corvallis, Oregon
Construction Engineering at Oregon State University

Jason Powell

Jason Powell of Corvallis, Oregon is a senior at Oregon State University majoring in Construction Engineering Management and German. As a direct result of the Schweiger Memorial Scholarship from past two years, he has had the opportunity to intern for Oregon Iron Works and Advanced American Construction. “This idea of working my way up through good old fashioned hard work and experience is how I plan on improving myself to the point that I can manage larger projects, and someday perhaps even a company.” Jason is active in AGC, president of the MCAA student chapter, and is a music leader at Grace City Church in Corvallis.
$3,000
Klamath Falls, Oregon
Construction Engineering at Oregon State University

Damien Pulley

Damien Pulley of Klamath Falls, Oregon is a junior at Oregon State University pursing a degree in Construction Engineering Management. “The construction field is a perfect fit for my goals. Everything I have learned and experienced in regards to the field of construction has been challenging, exciting, and left me wanting more.” Damien is active in AGC, and intramural football, basketball, volleyball, softball, soccer and ultimate frisbee.
$2,000
Salem, Oregon
Civil Engineering at Oregon State University

Levi Warriner

Levi Warriner of Silverton, Oregon is a junior at Oregon State University majoring in Civil Engineering with a minor in Agricultural sciences. “I have narrowed my focus down to transportation engineering. Roads are a vital transportation line to move goods from one point to another. Roads are deteriorating and everybody uses them every day and I want to make an impact on peoples’ lives every single day.” Levi is a member of ASCE, AGC and the Chi Epsilon Engineering Honors Society. He enjoys playing basketball, football, golf, biking and snowboarding.
$5,000
Portland, Oregon
Chemical Engineering at Oregon State University

Wiley Wolfe

Wiley Wolfe of Portland, Oregon is a freshman at Oregon State University pursuing a degree in Chemical Engineering. Wiley is an Eagle Scout in Boy Scouts of America. During the school year, he is working in the Thermal-Fluid Science Research Lab at OSU. Wiley is a floor representative of his dormitory hall council and participates in West Hall dormitory's environmental task force. This summer he will complete his third and final year of the Technical Preparation Program at Boeing Portland, which means he will be exploring new internship opportunities next summer.
$5,000
Buxton, Oregon
Mechanical Engineering at Oregon State University

Devin Wyckoff

Devin Wyckoff of Buxton, Oregon is a sophomore at Oregon State University majoring in Mechanical Engineering. “I am looking forward to completing my core classes and moving on to the portion of my education that will formally shape my career.” In 2013, Devin received an internship with Oregon Iron Works. “I gained so much confidence and knowledge from all the great folks at Oregon Iron Works and I was grateful for the internship opportunity that came through the connections that I gained by being a recipient of the Schweiger Memorial Scholarship.”

Sponsored by: Tarlow Naito & Summers LLP
$3,000
Molalla, Oregon
Civil Engineering at Oregon State University

Christopher Duty

Christopher Duty of Molalla, Oregon is a third year winner of this scholarship. He is a sophomore at Oregon State University where he is pursuing a degree in Civil Engineering. “This scholarship is worth so much more than just the financial aspect; it’s about becoming part of a family in the construction industry. During the award ceremony dinner that the scholarship puts on, I have been blessed with the opportunity to meet people within the industry that have made a huge impact on my life as a whole.” One of his goals is to build his own house someday. Chris is active in Associated General Contractors (AGC) and OSU Country Western Dance Club.
$2,000
Tigard, Oregon
Tigard High School

Nolan Friesen

Nolan Friesen of Tigard, Oregon is a senior at Tigard High School. He plans on attending Oregon State University majoring in Construction Engineering Management. “I really decided I wanted to go into construction after a summer job as a laborer for a construction company. It was very hard work with many long hours, but I find enjoyment in hard work. Upon seeing the great change at the work of my hands, I found a sense of accomplishment that I had not felt before.” Nolan participates in football and he does a variety of volunteer and community work.
$2,000
Salem, Oregon
Sprague High School

Alex Funk

Alex Funk of Salem, Oregon is a senior at Sprague High School. He plans on attending Oregon State University majoring in Civil Engineering. “As long as I can remember, my parents told me I need to figure out what career will help me meet my personal life long goals. Based upon my success and desire to solve mathematical and scientific problems, I have determined that pursuing a Civil Engineering degree at Oregon State University will help me meet my lifelong goals.” He enjoys participating in wrestling and water polo.
$5,000
Redmond, Oregon
Construction Engineering Mgmt. at Oregon State University

Jordan Hamilton

Jordan Hamilton of Redmond, Oregon is sophomore at Oregon State University majoring in Construction Engineering Management. He enjoys hunting, fishing, hiking, and just about everything outdoors. In addition to spending time in the outdoors, Jordan is also involved with Oregon State University’s SAE Baja organization. Jordan’s plans for the future include his continued involvement within the construction industry; in addition, he would like to spend some time traveling.

Sponsored by: Ness & Campbell Crane
$3,000
Lake Oswego, Oregon
Civil Engineering at Santa Clara University

Marina Howard

Marina Howard of Lake Oswego, Oregon is a junior Santa Clara University in the School of Engineering program. “I have always loved math and problem solving, and I enjoy being active and spending time outdoors. A major in civil engineering, with emphasis in structural and environmental engineering, allows me to pursue a career in the construction industry, encompassing everything I love to do.” Marina is active in Society of Women Engineers, American Society of Civil Engineers, and NCAA Division 1 Women’s Water Polo team.
$2,000
Yamhill, Oregon
Business Management at Linfield College

Ryann Nolan

Ryann Nolan of Yamhill, Oregon is a junior at Linfield College pursuing a degree in Finance and Economics. “After being around construction my entire life, I have grown to respect the amount of work and effort it takes to pull off a project. The people in the construction industry are some of the hardest working, yet humblest, people that I know.” Ryann is currently interning with Northwestern Mutual Finance Network. She participates in track and field, and shows horses.
$5,000
Kennewick, Washington
Civil Engineering at Montana State University

Tasha Petermann

Tasha Petermann of Kennewick, Washington is a sophomore at Montana State University majoring in Civil Engineering. Tasha’s long-term plans include using innovative techniques to upgrade or build a more sustainable infrastructure in different communities, both within the United States and abroad. Tasha is involved with Society of Women Engineers, American Society of Civil Engineers, and Associated General Contractors of America. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, running, and downhill skiing.

Sponsored by: Hamilton Construction Company
$3,000
Tualatin, Oregon
Civil Engineering at University Southern California

Juliana Porter

Juliana Porter of Tualatin, Oregon, is a two-time winner of this scholarship. She is a freshman at University of Southern California majoring in Civil Engineering. “After attending the Schweiger Memorial Scholarship Awards Banquet last spring, I was struck by the realization that this scholarship was about so much more than financial assistance. The genuiness of everyone I met at last year’s banquet really made me feel welcomed and supported, and I hope to have the opportunity to further develop relationships at this year’s dinner.” Juliana is a member of the Trojan Scholar Society, the Society of Women Engineers, and enjoys baking and outdoor activities in her spare time.
$3,000
Corvallis, Oregon
Construction Engineering at Oregon State University

Jason Powell

Jason Powell of Corvallis, Oregon is a senior at Oregon State University majoring in Construction Engineering Management and German. As a direct result of the Schweiger Memorial Scholarship from past two years, he has had the opportunity to intern for Oregon Iron Works and Advanced American Construction. “This idea of working my way up through good old fashioned hard work and experience is how I plan on improving myself to the point that I can manage larger projects, and someday perhaps even a company.” Jason is active in AGC, president of the MCAA student chapter, and is a music leader at Grace City Church in Corvallis.
$3,000
Eugene, Oregon
Construction Engineering at Oregon State University

Tyler Ross

Tyler Ross of Eugene, Oregon is a junior at Oregon State University pursuing his Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Engineering Management. “I’ve been blessed with the opportunity to intern for AAC the past three years. I couldn’t have asked for a better internship experience. I’ve been able to get to know the late Konrad and Forrest Schweiger through stories from the past. I’ve learned of their undeniable love for diving, their relentless drive to get projects done at any cost, and their positive impact on so many people, past and present, in the construction community. To me, that’s the definition of a successful career.” In Tyler’s spare time he enjoys intramural basketball, running, and fishing.
$2,000
Pullman, Washington
Civil Engineering at Washington State University

Alec Scourey

Alec Scourey of Pullman Washington is a junior at Washington State University majoring in Civil Engineering. “Using my work ethic and education, I hope to be a significant contributor to a company that would be willing to hire me. I am a self-starter and would contribute my ideas and ethics to complete construction projects in a timely manner, as I am organized and have good attention to detail.” Alec is involved in American Society of Civil Engineers and Steel Bridge Club.
$3,000
Lanesboro, Minnesota
Construction Engineering at Oregon State University

W.T. Sermeus

W.T. Sermeus III of Lanesboro, Minnesota is a junior at Oregon State University pursuing his Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Engineering Management. “Upon graduation from Oregon State University, I plan to pursue a career in the commercial building construction industry. Having family in the Portland area and various internships in Oregon and Washington, I have become very fond of the Northwest.” W.T. is active in Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) OSU Chapter and Theta Chi Fraternity – Sigma Chapter.
$5,000
Buxton, Oregon
Mechanical Engineering at Oregon State University

Devin Wyckoff

Devin Wyckoff of Buxton, Oregon is a sophomore at Oregon State University majoring in Mechanical Engineering. “I am looking forward to completing my core classes and moving on to the portion of my education that will formally shape my career.” In 2013, Devin received an internship with Oregon Iron Works. “I gained so much confidence and knowledge from all the great folks at Oregon Iron Works and I was grateful for the internship opportunity that came through the connections that I gained by being a recipient of the Schweiger Memorial Scholarship.”

Sponsored by: Tarlow Naito & Summers LLP
$2,000
Wilsonville, Oregon
Construction Engineering at Oregon State University

Katherine Britsch

Katherine Britsch of Wilsonville, Oregon is a junior at Oregon State University majoring in Construction Engineering Management with a minor in Business Administration and Entrepreneurship. “If I can have a positive effect on even just one person in the construction industry, I will consider my career a success. To me, it’s not about profit, it’s about people.” She is involved in various extra-curricular activities, including AGC Student Chapter and Mentor’s Forum Focus Groups.
$5,000
East Wentchee, Washington
Civil Engineering at Washington State University

Chad Drake

Chad Drake of East Wenatchee, Washington is a second year winner of this scholarship. He is a junior at Washington State University majoring in Civil Engineering. His goal is to establish himself as a quality and successful engineer, providing opportunities for career advancement. “With a strong work ethic and a lead by example mentality, I hope to have the opportunities to engage in more impacting roles and leadership-type positions.” He is involved with the WSC Concrete Canoe Team, horticulture club, and intramural sports. involved
$3,000
Molalla, Oregon
Civil Engineering at Oregon State University

Christopher Duty

Christopher Duty of Molalla, Oregon is a third year winner of this scholarship. He is a sophomore at Oregon State University where he is pursuing a degree in Civil Engineering. “This scholarship is worth so much more than just the financial aspect; it’s about becoming part of a family in the construction industry. During the award ceremony dinner that the scholarship puts on, I have been blessed with the opportunity to meet people within the industry that have made a huge impact on my life as a whole.” One of his goals is to build his own house someday. Chris is active in Associated General Contractors (AGC) and OSU Country Western Dance Club.
$2,000
Keizer, Oregon
Construction Engineering at Oregon State University

Jesse Graham

Jesse Graham of Keizer, Oregon is a junior at Oregon State University majoring in Construction Engineer Management with a minor in Business Management. “My main career goal is to enjoy my work day in and day out. Knowing that, I feel that construction management is the right career path for me. As a Construction Engineer Manager I want to work with people all over the industry creating good business connections and relationships.” In his free time as a Sigma Chi member they do charitable giving and community service. Also he enjoys intramural sports, motocross racing, working out, and staying fit.
$3,000
Spokane, Washington
Electrical Engineering at University of Washington

Mitchell Harper

Mitchell Harper of Spokane, Washington is a senior at Reardan High School. He plans on attending the University of Washington majoring in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. “Having always felt a predilection towards the sciences, I am extremely curious on all fronts of electronic circuitry. I would like to be on the leading edge of innovation, and explore the possibilities of computer technology.” He is involved with Boy Scouts of America, Future Business Leaders of America, and National Honor Society.
$2,000
Yamhill, Oregon
Business Management at Linfield College

Ryann Nolan

Ryann Nolan of Yamhill, Oregon is a junior at Linfield College pursuing a degree in Finance and Economics. “After being around construction my entire life, I have grown to respect the amount of work and effort it takes to pull off a project. The people in the construction industry are some of the hardest working, yet humblest, people that I know.” Ryann is currently interning with Northwestern Mutual Finance Network. She participates in track and field, and shows horses.
$3,000
Gresham, Oregon
Civil/Mechanical Engineering at University of Portland

Travis Pederson

Travis Pederson of Gresham, Oregon is a senior at Gresham High School. He will be attending the University of Portland majoring in Civil or Mechanical Engineering. “Leadership is one of my greatest traits. I love to organize and make sure that all jobs will be completed. Overseeing the building process of such large-scale construction projects will be amazing. Safety is always most important, and this has been ingrained in me for all of my life.” He has played basketball, football, and baseball all four years of high school.
$3,000
Kennewick, Washington
Civil and Environmental Engineering at Washington State University

Amanda Petermann

Amanda Petermann of Kennewick, Washington is a second year winner of this scholarship. She is a junior at Washington State University pursuing her degree in Civil Engineering. She says, “My goal is to help people improve their quality of life and to help the engineering world in any way possible. Furthermore, I aspire to be as successful and as loved as Forrest and Konrad, to be a leader, and to be the best at what I do.” She is involved with ASCE, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, intramural soccer, snowboarding, and parenting two Labrador Retrievers.
$3,000
Corvallis, Oregon
Construction Engineering at Oregon State University

Jason Powell

Jason Powell of Corvallis, Oregon is a senior at Oregon State University majoring in Construction Engineering Management and German. As a direct result of the Schweiger Memorial Scholarship from past two years, he has had the opportunity to intern for Oregon Iron Works and Advanced American Construction. “This idea of working my way up through good old fashioned hard work and experience is how I plan on improving myself to the point that I can manage larger projects, and someday perhaps even a company.” Jason is active in AGC, president of the MCAA student chapter, and is a music leader at Grace City Church in Corvallis.
$3,000
Kapolei, Hawaii
Civil Engineering at Washington State University

Daniel Shin

Daniel Shin of Kapolei, Hawaii is a junior at Washington State University majoring in Civil Engineering. “Last summer, I held an internship with Nan, Inc. located in Hawaii, by the end of my internship, I was able to effectively perform takeoffs and visualize the construction process from the plans. I also realized that communication is very important in any task and skills such as punctuality, time management, and responsibility are needed as well.” He is involved with many activities some include Amercian Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and Engineering Without Borders (EWB). Daniel likes to play golf, hike, swim, and snowboard.
$5,000
Lake Oswego, Oregon
Civil Engineering at Oregon State University

Nicholas Stroud

Nicholas Stroud of Lake Oswego, Oregon is a second year winner of this scholarship. He is a junior at Oregon State University, working towards a BA in Civil Engineering. His professional interests are in structural and seismic engineering. This past year he was a member of the Oregon State seismic engineering team and won first place in the international EERI balsa wood structure seismic design competition in San Diego. Outside of the field of engineering, he is passionately dedicated to his job as a Center Manager for Dixon, Oregon State’s recreation center. Nicholas is also a member of Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity and is an avid snowboarder throughout the winter.
$3,000
Roseburg, Oregon
Construction Engineering at Oregon State University

Ben Tompkins

Ben Tompkins of Roseburg, Oregon is a junior at Oregon State University majoring in Construction Engineering Management. “I hope to contribute to a more efficient and ever evolving construction world, as well as be a positive influence on those I come in contact with throughout my career.” He is a youth camp counselor, Sunday school teacher, and is an Associated General Contractors of America club member. Ben plays intramural basketball.
$2,000
Astoria, Oregon
Civil Engineering at Oregon State University

Lori Vollmer

Lori Vollmer of Astoria, Oregon is a junior at Oregon State University majoring in Civil Engineering. “I consider myself a problem solver who is driven and always ready to overcome any challenge that presents itself. The goals I have set for myself are self-defined challenges that I am determined to overcome through accomplishment.” She is a member of ASCE, ASCE Concrete Canoe Club, and ASCE Bridge Club.
$3,000
Hubbard, Oregon
Construction Engineering at Oregon State University

Jennifer Charpilloz

Jennifer Charpilloz of Hubbard, Oregon is a Junior in Construction Engineering Management at Oregon State University. Her career goals and path are in construction engineering, but she says, “In the end it will really be taking me down the path of my dreams. I would really love someday to make a difference in the world, and if it is through building efficient, low cost housing or through green buildings, I know I will love my work.” She is involved with the Society of Women Engineers, Associated General Contractors, Engineers Without Borders, and many more organizations.
$5,000
East Wentchee, Washington
Civil Engineering at Washington State University

Chad Drake

Chad Drake of East Wenatchee, Washington is a second year winner of this scholarship. He is a junior at Washington State University majoring in Civil Engineering. His goal is to establish himself as a quality and successful engineer, providing opportunities for career advancement. “With a strong work ethic and a lead by example mentality, I hope to have the opportunities to engage in more impacting roles and leadership-type positions.” He is involved with the WSC Concrete Canoe Team, horticulture club, and intramural sports. involved
$3,000
Molalla, Oregon
Civil Engineering at Oregon State University

Christopher Duty

Christopher Duty of Molalla, Oregon is a third year winner of this scholarship. He is a sophomore at Oregon State University where he is pursuing a degree in Civil Engineering. “This scholarship is worth so much more than just the financial aspect; it’s about becoming part of a family in the construction industry. During the award ceremony dinner that the scholarship puts on, I have been blessed with the opportunity to meet people within the industry that have made a huge impact on my life as a whole.” One of his goals is to build his own house someday. Chris is active in Associated General Contractors (AGC) and OSU Country Western Dance Club.
Tonasket, Washington
Civil Engineering at Washington State University

Boone Freeman

$3,000
Sweet Home, Oregon
Civil Engineering at Oregon State University

Tyler Holly

Tyler Holly of Sweet Home, Oregon is a Senior at Sweet Home High School. He plans on attending Oregon State University in the fall majoring in Civil Engineering. His career goal is to work for a reputable firm or with a government agency, and to work with experienced engineers to gain knowledge from those with real life experience so he can learn and grow and to provide a great future for himself and his family. In his free time he is a Sunday school teacher, coach, referee, and volunteers in his community.
$2,000
Yamhill, Oregon
Business Management at Linfield College

Ryann Nolan

Ryann Nolan of Yamhill, Oregon is a junior at Linfield College pursuing a degree in Finance and Economics. “After being around construction my entire life, I have grown to respect the amount of work and effort it takes to pull off a project. The people in the construction industry are some of the hardest working, yet humblest, people that I know.” Ryann is currently interning with Northwestern Mutual Finance Network. She participates in track and field, and shows horses.
$5,000
Battle Ground, Washington
Civil Engineering at Washington State University

Megan O'Conner

Megan O’Connor of Battle Ground, Washington is a second year winner of this scholarship. She is a Junior at Washington State University. She will graduate Spring 2011 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering. Her goal is to improve the lives of others and the environment in which they live, both now, and in the future. In her application she says, “I am thankful and appreciate the doors the Schweiger Memorial Scholarship award money has already opened for me. I know this year’s award will open many more doors for me or for anyone else who is fortunate enough to earn it.” She is a member of ASCE, Engineers Without Borders & Society of Women Engineers. In her free time she is a volunteer coach for Battle Ground High School.
$3,000
Kennewick, Washington
Civil and Environmental Engineering at Washington State University

Amanda Petermann

Amanda Petermann of Kennewick, Washington is a second year winner of this scholarship. She is a junior at Washington State University pursuing her degree in Civil Engineering. She says, “My goal is to help people improve their quality of life and to help the engineering world in any way possible. Furthermore, I aspire to be as successful and as loved as Forrest and Konrad, to be a leader, and to be the best at what I do.” She is involved with ASCE, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, intramural soccer, snowboarding, and parenting two Labrador Retrievers.
$3,500
Richland, Washington
Civil Engineering at Washington State University

Julie Rausch

Julie Rausch of Richland, Washington is a Junior at Washington State University majoring in Civil Engineering. After graduating she is eager to get out in the world and see if her ideas can apply to actual problems which could improve some of our day-to-day living. She says, “I think working in construction would be a fulfilling career as I would not only get to work with what I love, but I could help people at the same time.” She is involved with the math, environmental, and engineering clubs. In her spare time she enjoys many activities including dancing, sewing, baking, and snowboarding.
$2,500
Spokane, Washington
Biochemistry or Chemical Eng at Brigham Young University

Tanner Robinson

Tanner Robinson of Spokane, Washington is a Senior at North Central High School. He is planning on attending Brigham Young University majoring in either Biochemistry or Chemical Engineering. One of his goals in life is to make a true difference in the world. “Through my career as a biochemist, I hope to be able to come up with more efficient and cheaper materials and methods to be used in construction.” He is involved with cross country, wrestling, track, Boy Scouts of America, and the National Honor Society.
$3,000
Eugene, Oregon
Construction Engineering at Oregon State University

Tyler Ross

Tyler Ross of Eugene, Oregon is a junior at Oregon State University pursuing his Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Engineering Management. “I’ve been blessed with the opportunity to intern for AAC the past three years. I couldn’t have asked for a better internship experience. I’ve been able to get to know the late Konrad and Forrest Schweiger through stories from the past. I’ve learned of their undeniable love for diving, their relentless drive to get projects done at any cost, and their positive impact on so many people, past and present, in the construction community. To me, that’s the definition of a successful career.” In Tyler’s spare time he enjoys intramural basketball, running, and fishing.
$5,000
Lake Oswego, Oregon
Civil Engineering at Oregon State University

Nicholas Stroud

Nicholas Stroud of Lake Oswego, Oregon is a second year winner of this scholarship. He is a junior at Oregon State University, working towards a BA in Civil Engineering. His professional interests are in structural and seismic engineering. This past year he was a member of the Oregon State seismic engineering team and won first place in the international EERI balsa wood structure seismic design competition in San Diego. Outside of the field of engineering, he is passionately dedicated to his job as a Center Manager for Dixon, Oregon State’s recreation center. Nicholas is also a member of Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity and is an avid snowboarder throughout the winter.
$3,000
Hubbard, Oregon
Construction Engineering at Oregon State University

Jennifer Charpilloz

Jennifer Charpilloz of Hubbard, Oregon is a Junior in Construction Engineering Management at Oregon State University. Her career goals and path are in construction engineering, but she says, “In the end it will really be taking me down the path of my dreams. I would really love someday to make a difference in the world, and if it is through building efficient, low cost housing or through green buildings, I know I will love my work.” She is involved with the Society of Women Engineers, Associated General Contractors, Engineers Without Borders, and many more organizations.
$3,000
Amboy, Washington
Civil Engineering at Washington State University

Ryan Edwards

Ryan Edwards of Amboy, Washington is a Junior at Washington State University where he is studying Civil Engineering. After graduation, Ryan plans to work for a heavy civil general contractor because he enjoys the involvement and preparation required on any construction site. Ryan would also like to become PE certified and to be elected to a leadership position in a local AGC chapter. Non-classroom learning is important to Ryan who says “I feel that the hands on experience I get from extra-curricular activities is an important part of my education which has taught me how to apply what I learn everyday in the classroom.” Ryan is involved with the WSU Timber Bridge Team, Steel Bridge Team and the Forestry Club.
$3,000
Washougal, Washington
Civil Engineering at University of Portland

Marty Flansburg

Marty Flansburg of Washougal, Washington is a Junior at the University of Portland pursuing a bachelors degree in Civil Engineering. Upon graduation, Marty plans on attending graduate school to study structural engineering. Marty has worked in the construction industry for over ten years, the last three being with a structural engineering firm in Camas, WA. “As an engineer with construction experience it will be easier to communicate ideas and designs with architects and contractors.” Marty is a member of Phi Theta Kappa (Honor Society) and has been recognized on the National Dean’s List. When not working or attending school, Marty enjoys spending time with his wife, Kristy, and their two children.
$2,000
Kennewick, Washington
Construction Engineering Management and Architecture at Washington State University

Jessica Fuller

Jessica Fuller of Kennewick, Washington is a Junior at Washington State University pursuing a degree in both Architecture and Construction Management. She is actively involved in many student organizations including Emerging Green Builders and American Institute of Architecture Students. Her career goal is to be involved with sports architecture and the construction of arenas, stadiums, recreation centers and other sports related sites with the ultimate goal of participating in the design and construction of Olympic Games venues. During her free time, Jessica enjoys coaching pole vaulters for the WSU Track and Field team.
$3,000
Portland, Oregon
Civil Engineering at University of Portland

Jessica Hamilton

Jessica Hamilton of Battle Ground, Washington, is a second-year recipient and a Junior Civil Engineering major at the University of Portland. She is the President-elect of the Society of Women Engineers and the Vice President-elect of Tau Beta Pi. She is very involved in tutoring student athletes and freshmen students who are on academic probation. Upon graduation, she plans to work for a couple of years and then attend graduate school, studying either transportation or structural engineering. In her free time, Jessica enjoys traveling and running.
$2,000
Portland, Oregon
Accounting at Portland State University

Anna Ignatenko

Anna Ignatenko of Vancouver, Washington is a Junior at Portland State University, majoring in Accounting with a minor in Spanish. Anna’s plans include pursuing a graduate degree in Accounting and applying that to a non-profit she hopes to establish in rural areas of South America. This organization will help with basic construction of housing, sewage systems and provide education to many of the rural villages in need. Anna spends her time as an active member of the Financial Managerial Association and as a volunteer with the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI). Her hobbies and interests include science, volunteering, music, hiking, camping, fashion, yoga, photography, traveling, reading and painting. She is a valued employee at Advanced American Construction, where she is interning as an Accounting Clerk, processing Accounts Payable. Anna says, “I am thankful for the opportunities Advanced American Construction has given me with this scholarship and with real world experience in Accounting.”
$3,000
Pullman, Washington
Civil Engineering at Washington State University

Marcus Miller

Marcus Miller of Tri-Cities, Washington is a Junior in the Civil Engineering program at Washington State University. A second year Scholarship recipient, he enjoys learning the technical skills that engineering classes have to offer. Equally important to him are the communication, people and time management skills that he learns from being a steel bridge captain and an officer in the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Student Chapter. Marcus looks forward to being the chapter president beginning in the fall semester of next year, and helping to coordinate the ASCE Regional Conference when WSU hosts it next April. In his spare time he enjoys hanging out with his family and almost any recreational activity.
$5,000
Yamhill, Oregon
Mechanical Engineering at George Fox University

Eric Nolan

Eric Nolan of Yamhill, Oregon will be a senior at George Fox University next fall, where he plans to complete his Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering. After graduation Eric hopes to pursue a career related to marine construction or steel fabrication as a project manager/project engineer. Eric worked for Oregon Iron Works last summer as a mechanical engineering intern. He says, “I am grateful for the opportunities, internships and rewarding experiences the Schweiger Scholarship has given me.” This is Eric’s third year as a Schweiger Scholarship recipient and has also received a Science Scholarship and a Miller/Leadership Award from George Fox University. Eric is the president of the George Fox University chapter of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. With his free time Eric enjoys working on his dune buggy, backpacking and riding his horses. Eric is returning to his internship this summer with Oregon Iron Works, excited to learn more about the steel construction industry.
$2,000
Battle Ground, Washington
Civil and Environmental Engineering at Washington State University

Megan O'Connor

Megan O’Connor of Battle Ground, Washington is a Junior at Washington State University - Vancouver. She plans to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering. She would like to use her engineering knowledge in the future for the betterment of society. After graduation, she would like to join the Peace Corps and plans to attend graduate school. She says, “Earning this scholarship has been an honor, and I am grateful for this opportunity that the Schweiger Memorial Scholarship Fund has given to me.” She is a volunteer high school basketball coach, helps tutor friends in math and is a member of Engineers Without Borders. In her free time she enjoys volunteering, playing basketball, and spending time outdoors hiking, rock climbing, and mountain climbing.
$3,000
Issaquah, Washington
Construction Management at Washington State University

Lukas Paulsen

Lukas Paulsen of Issaquah, Washington is a Junior at Washington State University, pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Management. After graduation, Lukas plans on working for a general contractor and attending graduate school to get his masters in Construction Management. Eventually Lukas intends to start his own residential construction company that focuses on green building and sustainability. “With such a strong emphasis in the industry placed on commercial buildings meeting green building standards such as LEED, I feel I can help transition the technology into the residential sector.” In addition to being on the President’s Honor Roll, Lukas is a member of the Sigma Lambda Chi Honor Society for Construction Management and the recipient of an AGC Foundation Scholarship. In his free time, Lukas likes to stay active playing soccer and spend time with his family.
$2,000
West Linn, Oregon
Construction Engineering Management at Oregon State University

Jordan Peterson

Jordan Peterson of West Linn, Oregon is a Junior at Oregon State University in Construction Engineering Management. Jordan has been a life-long Oregon State fan and chose engineering because of the practical problem solving skills he would learn. His favorite part about the CEM program so far, is seeing how information learned in the classroom transfers into real world construction. Jordan hopes to one day own a general contracting company where he would like to focus on special projects that will have a positive, public benefit for years to come. Jordan is a member of the Associated General Contractors OSU Student Chapter and enjoys the presentations by the industry professionals. His hobbies are golf, basketball and fishing and he always loves to travel to root on his Beavers!
$5,000
Amity, Oregon
Construction Engineering Management at Oregon State University

Jessica Young

Jesi Young of Perrydale, Oregon is a Junior at Oregon State University studying Construction Engineering Management. She says that classes have gotten much more challenging and interesting as she has begun her professional level course work and looks forward to the future. “I only hope that others are able to get such an amazingly diverse experience as they go through college, and amazing groups such as Schweiger are around to make that possible. I look forward to a time when I can be on the giving end of such a great opportunity.” In her free time Jesi likes to be outdoors playing sports, hiking, and scuba diving.
$2,000
Albany, Oregon
Civil Engineering at Oregon State University

Ryan Boone

Ryan Boone of Albany, Oregon is a Junior in Civil Engineering at Oregon State University. Originally a mechanical engineering student, Ryan says, “My experiences at Oregon State have provided me a short trip down each pathway of civil engineering, and I have chosen to pursue a career as a civil/construction engineer.” Ryan is receiving his third Schweiger Scholarship and worked as an intern at Advanced American last summer. He is involved in volunteer activities like American Society of Civil Engineers surveying project. Ryan also received an OSU Presidential Scholarship and is a member of the Golden Key International Honor Society.
$3,000
Portland, Oregon
Civil Engineering at University of Portland

Jessica Hamilton

Jessica Hamilton of Battle Ground, Washington, is a second-year recipient and a Junior Civil Engineering major at the University of Portland. She is the President-elect of the Society of Women Engineers and the Vice President-elect of Tau Beta Pi. She is very involved in tutoring student athletes and freshmen students who are on academic probation. Upon graduation, she plans to work for a couple of years and then attend graduate school, studying either transportation or structural engineering. In her free time, Jessica enjoys traveling and running.
$3,000
Corvallis, Oregon
Construction Engineering Management at Oregon State University

Eryn Kelley

Eryn Kelley of Enterprise, Oregon is a Junior at Oregon State University in Construction Engineering Management. She says she enjoys applying the mix of business and engineering skills that she is learning. “As President of the Associated General Contractors OSU Student Chapter, I am building a great base for communication and technical skills that I will one day require.” She also serves as an Ambassador for the College of Engineering. About her first Schweiger Scholarship, Eryn says, “I can tell that the Schweiger Memorial Scholarship Fund believes in our youth and the opportunity that lies ahead of them.” Eryn is also a Diversity Achievement and a John Stanley Fisk Scholar.
$2,000
Meridian, Idaho
Construction Management at Boise State University

Jennifer Lanzetti

Jennifer Lanzetti of Meridian, Idaho is a Junior at Boise State University, seeking a Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Management. After graduation, Jennifer hopes to work for a large corporation internationally to help communities rebuild from natural catastrophes and employing greener building practices. Ultimately Jennifer hopes to own a construction company. At Boise State, Jennifer is the House Leader for the Boise Chapter of Habitat for Humanity, an officer in the Boise State Chapter of the AGC, Captain of the Associated Schools of Construction (ASC) Regional Design Build Competition, and tutors Boise State students in algebra and calculus.
$2,000
Ketchikan, Alaska
Civil Engineering at University of Idaho

Brian Lindgren

Brian Lindgren of Ketchikan, Alaska is a Senior at Ketchikan High School and plans on attending the University of Idaho, majoring in civil engineering. In addition to an impressive academic record, Brian says learning to operate recreational boats has taught him responsibility and problem-solving skills, playing baseball and basketball has given him leadership skills, and summer work at a Ketchikan floatplane company has provided valuable work experience. After college graduation, he would like to return to Alaska and work to improve the economy of Southeast Alaska by designing new docks, roads and rail systems. Brian also volunteers as a mentor in his high school’s Class Act Program, which helps incoming freshmen become acclimated and involved in the school.
$5,000
Eugene, Oregon
Civil Engineering at Oregon State University

Derek Manwill

Derek Manwill of Springfield, Oregon is a Junior at Oregon State University, pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering. “Receiving this scholarship will allow me to perform at my highest level, and it will give me assurance that I can still achieve my educational, financial, and career goals,” says Derek, who is receiving his second Schweiger Scholarship. His goal is to one day lead a successful consulting engineering firm. Derek has received Presidential, College of Engineering Dean’s, and the American Council of Engineering Companies of Oregon Scholarships. He also participates in the American Society of Civil Engineers – Pedestrian Bridge Service Project, and the OSU Cycling and Triathlon Clubs.
$3,000
Pullman, Washington
Civil Engineering at Washington State University

Marcus Miller

Marcus Miller of Tri-Cities, Washington is a Junior in the Civil Engineering program at Washington State University. A second year Scholarship recipient, he enjoys learning the technical skills that engineering classes have to offer. Equally important to him are the communication, people and time management skills that he learns from being a steel bridge captain and an officer in the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Student Chapter. Marcus looks forward to being the chapter president beginning in the fall semester of next year, and helping to coordinate the ASCE Regional Conference when WSU hosts it next April. In his spare time he enjoys hanging out with his family and almost any recreational activity.
$2,000
Prineville, Oregon
Engineering at Linfield College

James Mole

James “Howie” Mole, Jr. of Prineville, Oregon is a Senior at Crook County High School. He plans to attend Linfield and study engineering, design and business to have a “combination of both the field construction and the construction management sides of the industry.” Howie says, “My family has a storied background in heavy marine construction, and I am extremely proud of the fact that both of my parents have worked for Advanced American…This scholarship represents more than just the financial piece; it is in remembrance of Forrest and now Konrad.” He is in Who’s Who Among American High School Students and the National Honor Society, an All American Scholar, and on the Academic Honor Roll. For four years, Howie has also been a Three Sport Scholar Athlete in Football, Wrestling and Rodeo. “I believe the true measure of a man, is that which he leaves behind. I have grown up hearing stories about Konrad and Kent, and what they left as a mark in a tough industry with a shared dream, hard work, good family and friends and I hope to have this as a goal for myself as well.”
$5,000
Yamhill, Oregon
Mechanical Engineering at George Fox University

Eric Nolan

Eric Nolan of Yamhill, Oregon will be a senior at George Fox University next fall, where he plans to complete his Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering. After graduation Eric hopes to pursue a career related to marine construction or steel fabrication as a project manager/project engineer. Eric worked for Oregon Iron Works last summer as a mechanical engineering intern. He says, “I am grateful for the opportunities, internships and rewarding experiences the Schweiger Scholarship has given me.” This is Eric’s third year as a Schweiger Scholarship recipient and has also received a Science Scholarship and a Miller/Leadership Award from George Fox University. Eric is the president of the George Fox University chapter of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. With his free time Eric enjoys working on his dune buggy, backpacking and riding his horses. Eric is returning to his internship this summer with Oregon Iron Works, excited to learn more about the steel construction industry.
$3,000
Corvallis, Oregon
Civil Engineering at Oregon State University

Quinn Pullen

Quinn Pullen of Corvallis, Oregon is a Junior at Oregon State University and expects to receive his Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering in 2009. After gaining practical experience with an engineering firm and getting his license, Quinn hopes to start his own firm, specializing in small business and residential construction. Quinn is interested in alternative building materials such as cob, adobe, rammed-earth and straw bales, saying that they can potentially be made as strong as conventional materials at a much lower cost. Quinn is receiving his second Schweiger Scholarship. In addition to earning a position on the OSU honor roll, he finds time to participate in the ASCE Steel Bridge Competition, OSU’s Craft Center in woodworking, the Sailing Team, and as the bass player for “Oxbow Drive.”
$3,000
Cove, Oregon
Civil Engineering at Oregon State University

Alison Tanaka

Alison Tanaka of Cove, Oregon is a Sophomore at Oregon State University. After receiving her Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering and an Honors Baccalaureate degree, Alison plans on pursuing a Master’s degree in civil, structural, or architectural engineering. “I have always been told that experience is the best education in this field, and I know that a healthy relationship between designers and contractors is essential for the success of a project.” Alison also recognizes the benefits of participating in extracurricular activities at OSU. “As President of the Panhellenic Council, I am required to govern almost 1,000 women on a daily basis; it is an amazing learning opportunity that I would never have experienced had it not been for scholarships.” Alison is receiving her second Schweiger Scholarship.
$5,000
Amity, Oregon
Construction Engineering Management at Oregon State University

Jessica Young

Jesi Young of Perrydale, Oregon is a Junior at Oregon State University studying Construction Engineering Management. She says that classes have gotten much more challenging and interesting as she has begun her professional level course work and looks forward to the future. “I only hope that others are able to get such an amazingly diverse experience as they go through college, and amazing groups such as Schweiger are around to make that possible. I look forward to a time when I can be on the giving end of such a great opportunity.” In her free time Jesi likes to be outdoors playing sports, hiking, and scuba diving.
$2,000
Estacada, Oregon
Mech Engineering at Portland State University

Michael Adamson

Michael Adamson of Estacada, Oregon is a senior at Estacada High School and plans on attending Portland State University for a degree in mechanical engineering. Michael hopes to find ways to help his community by creating alternative energy sources and wind power specifically. “I feel that this scholarship would not only provide monetary support,” says Michael, “but would also help give me encouragement to fulfill my dreams as I would carry the responsibility to live up to the expectations behind this support.” Michael already shows creative talent in structures and abilities to figure out how things work and fix them. Michael was the Student of the Year in Metals and took third place in an art competition for sculpture as well as in a regional skills competition in metals. Michael was the captain of the football team and received the Buzz Randal Lineman of the Year Award.
$5,000
Ketchikan, Alaska
Civil Engineering at Washington State University

Monica Blanchard

Monica Blanchard of Ketchikan, Alaska is a junior at Washington State University, pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering. Monica is interested in becoming a structural engineer, specializing in marine structures. At WSU, Monica is the public relations officer for the American Society of Civil Engineers. She says, “I believe that in order to be a very successful and productive civil engineer it takes someone who enjoys communicating and interacting with people in their community.” A second-year recipient, Monica said she practiced her skills at last year’s ceremony. “At the Schweiger Memorial Scholarship banquet last spring, I found it very beneficial to have a chance to converse with representatives from many companies…to not only learn what types of projects they are doing, but also what a graduating civil engineer should be expected to know and do when entering the field.” Monica is also a member of the Society of Women Engineers, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, and Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society, Inc.

Sponsored by: Oregon Iron Works, Inc. of Clackamas, Oregon
$2,000
Albany, Oregon
Civil Engineering at Oregon State University

Ryan Boone

Ryan Boone of Albany, Oregon is a Junior in Civil Engineering at Oregon State University. Originally a mechanical engineering student, Ryan says, “My experiences at Oregon State have provided me a short trip down each pathway of civil engineering, and I have chosen to pursue a career as a civil/construction engineer.” Ryan is receiving his third Schweiger Scholarship and worked as an intern at Advanced American last summer. He is involved in volunteer activities like American Society of Civil Engineers surveying project. Ryan also received an OSU Presidential Scholarship and is a member of the Golden Key International Honor Society.
$2,000
Grants Pass, Oregon
Civil Engineering at Oregon State University

Josh Bowdoin

Joshua Bowdoin of Grants Pass, Oregon is a junior at Oregon State University, pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering. Josh has received two previous Schweiger Scholarships, as well as the Beavers/R.L. Polvi Scholarship. He also worked as an intern at AAC last summer. Josh says that his focus up until now has been in structural engineering; however, he is also interested in transportation and fluid mechanics. Josh hopes to work for an engineering firm after school for five to six years before working independently as a software/civil engineering consultant. He is still hoping to spend some time working in Russia, as well. Josh says the scholarship will help “pay for school without having to work long hours at a job that will not necessarily benefit him in the long run.” He adds other benefits of the scholarship include having a balance of extracurricular activities, providing connections in the construction industry, and to “gain experience in interacting in social settings.” Josh is also active in the Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship, plays intramural volleyball, and serves as an aide in the Surveying Lab.
$2,000
Corbett, Oregon
Const Eng Mgmt at Oregon State University

Jared Hargens

Jared Hargens of Corbett, Oregon is a junior, pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Engineering Management at Oregon State University. A four-time recipient, Jared says, “Over the past three years, the Schweiger family and the scholarship donors have been very generous to me, and this scholarship has made a huge impact on my life.” Jared also received the GL and JC Compton Memorial and Crown Point Refuse and Recycling Scholarships. Jared says his passion to pursue a career in heavy, civil construction continues to grow, driving him to excel in school and to explore creativity and new technologies in construction in the future. In addition to the monetary support of the scholarship, Jared appreciates ancillary benefits such as making contacts in the industry. Preparing for the Marine Construction Team for the Reno Estimating Competition, Jared called on AAC for help. He said, “Without this scholarship, I would not have met the guys at AAC and would not have had a contact in the marine construction industry.” Jared’s extra-curricular activities include serving as Vice President of the AGC Student Chapter and participating in intramural basketball and his Young Adult Church Group.
$5,000
Roseburg, Oregon
Const Eng Mgmt at Oregon State University

Brodie Harvey

Brodie Harvey of Roseburg, Oregon is a junior at Oregon State University, pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Engineering Management. Brodie plans to go on to get a Master of Business and Engineering degree at OSU. Following graduation, Brodie has his career laid out. He says, “My career depends on the continuing growth within the construction industry, and with the opportunity, I know that as a project engineer, project manager/estimator, public works manager, and eventual company owner, I will make a positive difference within this industry.” He adds, “It is very encouraging to know that the construction industry is concerned enough about future generations that it establishes scholarship programs such as the Schweiger Memorial Scholarship.” Brodie’s hard work academically, including five consecutive terms on the OSU Honor Roll, has received previous recognition with scholarships from Ford, AACE International, APAO, Beavers/R.L. Polvi Heavy Construction, and OSU Diversity Achievement. He still finds time to participate in intramural sports as the team manager, AGC, American Institute of Steel Construction, Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering International, and church.
$3,000
Portland, Oregon
Civil Engineering at Oregon State University

Joseph Henry

Joseph Henry of Portland, Oregon is a junior at Oregon State University and this will be Joe’s fourth Schweiger Scholarship. Joe plans to graduate next year with his Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering, after which he plans on working for a while before deciding whether he will return to school for a masters or doctorate in geotechnical or structural engineering. In any event, Joe does plan on getting his professional engineering stamp and working on the heavy, civil projects. Stressing innovation and an entrepreneurial spirit, Joe theorizes that the building methods and materials may change drastically in the future. He says, “How I respond to changes like these will determine whether or not I am successful in this industry.” Showing appreciation for his past scholarships, Joe says, “The awards dinner adds personality and accountability to the scholarship…learning about Konrad and Forrest Schweiger, adds emotion and motivation…and propels me to strive for excellence.” At OSU, Joe is a member of the Honors College, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, and the Alpha Lambda Academic Society. Joe also serves as Vice President of the Sigma Chi Fraternity, an ASCE member, and on the Triathlon Club.
$2,000
Vancouver, Washington
Const Mgmt at Brigham Young University

Colby LeClaire

Colby LeClaire of Vancouver, Washington is a junior at Brigham Young University and plans to receive a Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Management. “Coming to the knowledge of the importance of a solid understanding of business fundamentals and the reality of my future career goals,” Colby says he has decided to go on to obtain a master’s degree in business administration. “It is my goal to work for a company that utilizes cutting-edge, construction technology, methods, materials, and is an innovative pioneer for the construction industry as a whole.” Colby received the BYU Construction Management Department and Georgia Pacific scholarships in 2006, as well as his second Schweiger Scholarship. Colby says, “Overall, this award has been an immeasurable blessing to my life both for academic reasons as well as for my future career choices.” Colby is a member of Sigma Lambda Chi (International Construction Honor Society) but also finds time to participate in the Development in Real Estate Technology Club, the Design-Build Institute of America, and BYUSA (student leadership), intramural basketball and tennis, Habitat for Humanity, and Peer Mentor for Troubled Teens.
$5,000
Eugene, Oregon
Civil Engineering at Oregon State University

Derek Manwill

Derek Manwill of Springfield, Oregon is a Junior at Oregon State University, pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering. “Receiving this scholarship will allow me to perform at my highest level, and it will give me assurance that I can still achieve my educational, financial, and career goals,” says Derek, who is receiving his second Schweiger Scholarship. His goal is to one day lead a successful consulting engineering firm. Derek has received Presidential, College of Engineering Dean’s, and the American Council of Engineering Companies of Oregon Scholarships. He also participates in the American Society of Civil Engineers – Pedestrian Bridge Service Project, and the OSU Cycling and Triathlon Clubs.
$2,000
Grants Pass, Oregon
Const Eng Mgmt at Oregon State University

Anthony Miller

Anthony Miller of Grants Pass, Oregon is a junior in the Construction Engineering Management Program at Oregon State University. After graduation, Anthony hopes to go on to get a graduate degree in business and construction engineering at a school outside of Oregon and maybe outside the US to broaden his horizons. Anthony plans to work in construction in Oregon, create his own company, and eventually teach at the college level. Anthony has overcome many personal obstacles to excel in high school in academics and athletics. He will also graduate as the first person in his family to go to college. In his application for the scholarship, Anthony wrote, “I will not only be able to complete my college degree but represent the Schweiger family with the utmost prestige and honor.” His other awards include the Bill Tomsheck Ironman Award and the Diversity Achievement Award. Anthony participated in the Reno Estimating Competition as a junior and also participates in the AGC Chapter, intramural sports, the snowboarding club, and Habitat for Humanity at OSU.
$3,000
Corvallis, Oregon
Civil Engineering at Oregon State University

Quinn Pullen

Quinn Pullen of Corvallis, Oregon is a Junior at Oregon State University and expects to receive his Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering in 2009. After gaining practical experience with an engineering firm and getting his license, Quinn hopes to start his own firm, specializing in small business and residential construction. Quinn is interested in alternative building materials such as cob, adobe, rammed-earth and straw bales, saying that they can potentially be made as strong as conventional materials at a much lower cost. Quinn is receiving his second Schweiger Scholarship. In addition to earning a position on the OSU honor roll, he finds time to participate in the ASCE Steel Bridge Competition, OSU’s Craft Center in woodworking, the Sailing Team, and as the bass player for “Oxbow Drive.”
$3,000
Cove, Oregon
Civil Engineering at Oregon State University

Alison Tanaka

Alison Tanaka of Cove, Oregon is a Sophomore at Oregon State University. After receiving her Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering and an Honors Baccalaureate degree, Alison plans on pursuing a Master’s degree in civil, structural, or architectural engineering. “I have always been told that experience is the best education in this field, and I know that a healthy relationship between designers and contractors is essential for the success of a project.” Alison also recognizes the benefits of participating in extracurricular activities at OSU. “As President of the Panhellenic Council, I am required to govern almost 1,000 women on a daily basis; it is an amazing learning opportunity that I would never have experienced had it not been for scholarships.” Alison is receiving her second Schweiger Scholarship.
$2,000
Yakima, Washington
Civil Engineering at Washington State University

Brian Walkenhauer

Brian Walkenhauer of Yakima, Washington is a junior at Washington State University where he is well on his way to earning a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and becoming the first person in his family to graduate from college. Brian plans to go on to obtain a master’s in geotechnical engineering and his professional engineer’s license and ultimately becoming an engineering consultant and starting an engineering firm. Brian notes that the financial assistance provided by the scholarship will enable him to participate in extra-curricular activities which he says “have greatly enhanced my education by providing hands-on experience in group projects, developing my leadership skills, and giving back to the community through community service projects.” Brian is the 2006 Outstanding Sophomore in the College of Engineering and Architecture at WSU and also received a National ASCE Samuel Fletcher Tapman Scholarship. Brian’s extracurricular activities include Vice President of the American Society of Civil Engineers Chapter, the WSU ASCE Concrete Canoe Team, and Vice President of the Tau Beta Pi Student Club.
$5,000
Ketchikan, Alaska
Civil Engineering at Washington State University

Monica Blanchard

Monica Blanchard of Ketchikan, Alaska is a junior at Washington State University, pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering. Monica is interested in becoming a structural engineer, specializing in marine structures. At WSU, Monica is the public relations officer for the American Society of Civil Engineers. She says, “I believe that in order to be a very successful and productive civil engineer it takes someone who enjoys communicating and interacting with people in their community.” A second-year recipient, Monica said she practiced her skills at last year’s ceremony. “At the Schweiger Memorial Scholarship banquet last spring, I found it very beneficial to have a chance to converse with representatives from many companies…to not only learn what types of projects they are doing, but also what a graduating civil engineer should be expected to know and do when entering the field.” Monica is also a member of the Society of Women Engineers, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, and Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society, Inc.

Sponsored by: Oregon Iron Works, Inc. of Clackamas, Oregon
$2,000
Albany, Oregon
Civil Engineering at Oregon State University

Ryan Boone

Ryan Boone of Albany, Oregon is a Junior in Civil Engineering at Oregon State University. Originally a mechanical engineering student, Ryan says, “My experiences at Oregon State have provided me a short trip down each pathway of civil engineering, and I have chosen to pursue a career as a civil/construction engineer.” Ryan is receiving his third Schweiger Scholarship and worked as an intern at Advanced American last summer. He is involved in volunteer activities like American Society of Civil Engineers surveying project. Ryan also received an OSU Presidential Scholarship and is a member of the Golden Key International Honor Society.
$5,000
Grants Pass, Oregon
BS - CE at OSU

Joshua Bowdoin

$2,000
Corbett, Oregon
Const Eng Mgmt at Oregon State University

Jared Hargens

Jared Hargens of Corbett, Oregon is a junior, pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Engineering Management at Oregon State University. A four-time recipient, Jared says, “Over the past three years, the Schweiger family and the scholarship donors have been very generous to me, and this scholarship has made a huge impact on my life.” Jared also received the GL and JC Compton Memorial and Crown Point Refuse and Recycling Scholarships. Jared says his passion to pursue a career in heavy, civil construction continues to grow, driving him to excel in school and to explore creativity and new technologies in construction in the future. In addition to the monetary support of the scholarship, Jared appreciates ancillary benefits such as making contacts in the industry. Preparing for the Marine Construction Team for the Reno Estimating Competition, Jared called on AAC for help. He said, “Without this scholarship, I would not have met the guys at AAC and would not have had a contact in the marine construction industry.” Jared’s extra-curricular activities include serving as Vice President of the AGC Student Chapter and participating in intramural basketball and his Young Adult Church Group.
$3,000
Portland, Oregon
Civil Engineering at Oregon State University

Joseph Henry

Joseph Henry of Portland, Oregon is a junior at Oregon State University and this will be Joe’s fourth Schweiger Scholarship. Joe plans to graduate next year with his Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering, after which he plans on working for a while before deciding whether he will return to school for a masters or doctorate in geotechnical or structural engineering. In any event, Joe does plan on getting his professional engineering stamp and working on the heavy, civil projects. Stressing innovation and an entrepreneurial spirit, Joe theorizes that the building methods and materials may change drastically in the future. He says, “How I respond to changes like these will determine whether or not I am successful in this industry.” Showing appreciation for his past scholarships, Joe says, “The awards dinner adds personality and accountability to the scholarship…learning about Konrad and Forrest Schweiger, adds emotion and motivation…and propels me to strive for excellence.” At OSU, Joe is a member of the Honors College, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, and the Alpha Lambda Academic Society. Joe also serves as Vice President of the Sigma Chi Fraternity, an ASCE member, and on the Triathlon Club.
$2,000
Estacada, Oregon
BA - Business at Portland State University

Sara Jackson

$2,000
Vancouver, Washington
Const Mgmt at Brigham Young University

Colby LeClaire

Colby LeClaire of Vancouver, Washington is a junior at Brigham Young University and plans to receive a Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Management. “Coming to the knowledge of the importance of a solid understanding of business fundamentals and the reality of my future career goals,” Colby says he has decided to go on to obtain a master’s degree in business administration. “It is my goal to work for a company that utilizes cutting-edge, construction technology, methods, materials, and is an innovative pioneer for the construction industry as a whole.” Colby received the BYU Construction Management Department and Georgia Pacific scholarships in 2006, as well as his second Schweiger Scholarship. Colby says, “Overall, this award has been an immeasurable blessing to my life both for academic reasons as well as for my future career choices.” Colby is a member of Sigma Lambda Chi (International Construction Honor Society) but also finds time to participate in the Development in Real Estate Technology Club, the Design-Build Institute of America, and BYUSA (student leadership), intramural basketball and tennis, Habitat for Humanity, and Peer Mentor for Troubled Teens.
$5,000
Yamhill, Oregon
Mechanical Engineering at George Fox University

Eric Nolan

Eric Nolan of Yamhill, Oregon will be a senior at George Fox University next fall, where he plans to complete his Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering. After graduation Eric hopes to pursue a career related to marine construction or steel fabrication as a project manager/project engineer. Eric worked for Oregon Iron Works last summer as a mechanical engineering intern. He says, “I am grateful for the opportunities, internships and rewarding experiences the Schweiger Scholarship has given me.” This is Eric’s third year as a Schweiger Scholarship recipient and has also received a Science Scholarship and a Miller/Leadership Award from George Fox University. Eric is the president of the George Fox University chapter of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. With his free time Eric enjoys working on his dune buggy, backpacking and riding his horses. Eric is returning to his internship this summer with Oregon Iron Works, excited to learn more about the steel construction industry.
$2,000
Albany, Oregon
BS CEM/Minor Bus. Mgt. at OSU

Jake Sannan

$3,000
Beaverton, Oregon
BS - CEM at OSU

Evan Sekulic

$2,000
Newport, Washington
BS - CE at WSU

Ian Turner

$5,000
Grants Pass, Oregon
BS - CE at OSU

Joshua Bowdoin

$2,000
Corbett, Oregon
Const Eng Mgmt at Oregon State University

Jared Hargens

Jared Hargens of Corbett, Oregon is a junior, pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Engineering Management at Oregon State University. A four-time recipient, Jared says, “Over the past three years, the Schweiger family and the scholarship donors have been very generous to me, and this scholarship has made a huge impact on my life.” Jared also received the GL and JC Compton Memorial and Crown Point Refuse and Recycling Scholarships. Jared says his passion to pursue a career in heavy, civil construction continues to grow, driving him to excel in school and to explore creativity and new technologies in construction in the future. In addition to the monetary support of the scholarship, Jared appreciates ancillary benefits such as making contacts in the industry. Preparing for the Marine Construction Team for the Reno Estimating Competition, Jared called on AAC for help. He said, “Without this scholarship, I would not have met the guys at AAC and would not have had a contact in the marine construction industry.” Jared’s extra-curricular activities include serving as Vice President of the AGC Student Chapter and participating in intramural basketball and his Young Adult Church Group.
$3,000
Portland, Oregon
Civil Engineering at Oregon State University

Joseph Henry

Joseph Henry of Portland, Oregon is a junior at Oregon State University and this will be Joe’s fourth Schweiger Scholarship. Joe plans to graduate next year with his Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering, after which he plans on working for a while before deciding whether he will return to school for a masters or doctorate in geotechnical or structural engineering. In any event, Joe does plan on getting his professional engineering stamp and working on the heavy, civil projects. Stressing innovation and an entrepreneurial spirit, Joe theorizes that the building methods and materials may change drastically in the future. He says, “How I respond to changes like these will determine whether or not I am successful in this industry.” Showing appreciation for his past scholarships, Joe says, “The awards dinner adds personality and accountability to the scholarship…learning about Konrad and Forrest Schweiger, adds emotion and motivation…and propels me to strive for excellence.” At OSU, Joe is a member of the Honors College, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, and the Alpha Lambda Academic Society. Joe also serves as Vice President of the Sigma Chi Fraternity, an ASCE member, and on the Triathlon Club.
$3,000
Canby, Oregon
BS - CEM at OSU

Kevin Hoffman

$2,000
Estacada, Oregon
BA - Business at Portland State University

Sara Jackson

$2,000
Vancouver, Washington
Const Mgmt at Brigham Young University

Colby LeClaire

Colby LeClaire of Vancouver, Washington is a junior at Brigham Young University and plans to receive a Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Management. “Coming to the knowledge of the importance of a solid understanding of business fundamentals and the reality of my future career goals,” Colby says he has decided to go on to obtain a master’s degree in business administration. “It is my goal to work for a company that utilizes cutting-edge, construction technology, methods, materials, and is an innovative pioneer for the construction industry as a whole.” Colby received the BYU Construction Management Department and Georgia Pacific scholarships in 2006, as well as his second Schweiger Scholarship. Colby says, “Overall, this award has been an immeasurable blessing to my life both for academic reasons as well as for my future career choices.” Colby is a member of Sigma Lambda Chi (International Construction Honor Society) but also finds time to participate in the Development in Real Estate Technology Club, the Design-Build Institute of America, and BYUSA (student leadership), intramural basketball and tennis, Habitat for Humanity, and Peer Mentor for Troubled Teens.
$2,000
Beavercreek, Oregon
BS - Const. Mgmt. at BYU-Utah

Garrett Mattson

$2,000
Battleground, Washington
BS - Const. Mgmt at BYU-Idaho

Jason McLauchlin

$3,000
Las Vegas, Nevada
BS - CE at WSU

Adrienne Nikolic

$2,000
Yakima, Washington
BS - CE at WSU

Lee Padilla

$2,000
Woodburn, Oregon
BS - CE at OSU

Andrey Chernishov

$3,000
Cornelius, Oregon
BS - Physics at Eastern Oregon Umiv.

Jake Duyck

$1,500
Eugene, Oregon
BS - CE at OSU

Scott English

$2,000
Corbett, Oregon
Const Eng Mgmt at Oregon State University

Jared Hargens

Jared Hargens of Corbett, Oregon is a junior, pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Engineering Management at Oregon State University. A four-time recipient, Jared says, “Over the past three years, the Schweiger family and the scholarship donors have been very generous to me, and this scholarship has made a huge impact on my life.” Jared also received the GL and JC Compton Memorial and Crown Point Refuse and Recycling Scholarships. Jared says his passion to pursue a career in heavy, civil construction continues to grow, driving him to excel in school and to explore creativity and new technologies in construction in the future. In addition to the monetary support of the scholarship, Jared appreciates ancillary benefits such as making contacts in the industry. Preparing for the Marine Construction Team for the Reno Estimating Competition, Jared called on AAC for help. He said, “Without this scholarship, I would not have met the guys at AAC and would not have had a contact in the marine construction industry.” Jared’s extra-curricular activities include serving as Vice President of the AGC Student Chapter and participating in intramural basketball and his Young Adult Church Group.
$3,000
Portland, Oregon
Civil Engineering at Oregon State University

Joseph Henry

Joseph Henry of Portland, Oregon is a junior at Oregon State University and this will be Joe’s fourth Schweiger Scholarship. Joe plans to graduate next year with his Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering, after which he plans on working for a while before deciding whether he will return to school for a masters or doctorate in geotechnical or structural engineering. In any event, Joe does plan on getting his professional engineering stamp and working on the heavy, civil projects. Stressing innovation and an entrepreneurial spirit, Joe theorizes that the building methods and materials may change drastically in the future. He says, “How I respond to changes like these will determine whether or not I am successful in this industry.” Showing appreciation for his past scholarships, Joe says, “The awards dinner adds personality and accountability to the scholarship…learning about Konrad and Forrest Schweiger, adds emotion and motivation…and propels me to strive for excellence.” At OSU, Joe is a member of the Honors College, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, and the Alpha Lambda Academic Society. Joe also serves as Vice President of the Sigma Chi Fraternity, an ASCE member, and on the Triathlon Club.
$3,000
Canby, Oregon
BS - CEM at OSU

Kevin Hoffman

$2,000
Roseburg, Oregon
BS - CEM at OSU

Kevin Linderman

$1,500
Washougal, Washington
AA in Eng. at Clark Com. College

Francis Luciano

$2,000
Beavercreek, Oregon
BS - Const. Mgmt. at BYU-Utah

Garrett Mattson

$2,000
Battleground, Washington
BS - Const. Mgmt at BYU-Idaho

Jason McLauchlin

$1,500
Gresham, Oregon
BS - Business at Marylhust University

Sandra Rogers

$1,500
Canby, Oregon
BS - CEM at OSU

Kaiti Sprague

$2,000
Oregon City, Oregon
BS - CE at OSU

Corey Westermann

$1,500
Clackamas, Oregon
BS - CEM at OSU

Kyle Winkler

$2,000
Woodburn, Oregon
BS - CE at OSU

Andrey Chernishov

$2,000
Paso Robles, California
BS - CE at Cal. Poly. State Univ.

Erin Courter

$1,500
West Linn, Oregon
BS - Accounting at Linfield College

Teri Day

$3,000
Cornelius, Oregon
BS - Physics at Eastern Oregon Umiv.

Jake Duyck

$3,000
Canby, Oregon
BS - CEM at OSU

Kevin Hoffman

$1,500
Sutherlin, Oregon
BS - CEM at OSU

Tyron Lee

$2,000
Roseburg, Oregon
BS - CEM at OSU

Kevin Linderman

$1,500
Washougal, Washington
AA in Eng. at Clark Com. College

Francis Luciano

$1,500
Lincoln City, Oregon
BS - Eng. at OSU

Cole Olsen

$1,500
Canby, Oregon
BS - CEM at OSU

Kati Sprague

$2,000
Oregon City, Oregon
BS - CE at OSU

Corey Westermann

$1,500
Roseburg, Oregon
BS - CEM at OSU

Seth Williamson

$1,500
Clackamas, Oregon
BS - CEM at OSU

Kyle Winkler

$2,000
Woodburn, Oregon
BS - CE at OSU

Andrey Chernishov

$2,000
Paso Robles, California
BS - CE at Cal. Poly. State Univ.

Erin Courter

$1,500
Cornelius, Oregon
BS - Physics at Eastern Oregon Umiv.

Jacob Duyck

$1,500
Pasco, Washington
BS - Const. Mgmt. at Central Wash, Univ.

Kyle Izatt

$1,500
Pullman, Washington
BS - Const. Mgmt. at WSU

Jason Jones

$2,000
Banks, Oregon
BS - Eng. at OSU

Jeff Larson

$1,500
Klamath Falls, Oregon
HVAC Cert. at Universal Tech. Insti.

Matthew Michaels

$1,500
McMinville, Oregon
Undeclared at Univ. of Utah

Taralyn Ottley

$2,000
Woodburn, Oregon
AA - Arch. at Chemeketa Com. Col.

Cruz Salgado

$2,000
Corvallis, Oregon
BS - CEM at OSU

John Seevers

$1,500
Canby, Oregon
BS - CEM at OSU

Kati Sprague

$2,000
West Linn, Oregon
BS - CEM at OSU

Gregory Tomic

$2,000
Oregon City, Oregon
BS - CE at OSU

Corey Westermann

$2,000
Woodburn, Oregon
BS - CE at OSU

Andrey Chernishov

$2,000
Paso Robles, California
BS - CE at Cal. Poly. State Univ.

Erin Courter

$1,500
Cornelius, Oregon
BS - Physics at Eastern Oregon Umiv.

Jacob Duyck

$1,500
Pasco, Washington
BS - Const. Mgmt. at Central Wash, Univ.

Kyle Izatt

$2,000
Salem, Oregon
BS - CEM at OSU

Matthew Johnson

$1,500
Pullman, Washington
BS - Const. Mgmt. at WSU

Jason Jones

$2,000
Banks, Oregon
BS - Eng. at OSU

Jeff Larson

$2,000
Woodburn, Oregon
AA - Arch. at Chemeketa Com. Col.

Cruz Salgado

$1,500
Canby, Oregon
BS - CEM at OSU

Kati Sprague

$2,000
West Linn, Oregon
BS - CEM at OSU

Gregory Tomic

$2,000
Oregon City, Oregon
BS - CE at OSU

Corey Westermann

$4,000
Madras, Oregon
BS - CEM at OSU

Kainan Bodenlos

$2,000
Paso Robles, California
BS - CE at Cal. Poly. State Univ.

Erin Courter

$1,500
Cornelius, Oregon
BS - Physics at Eastern Oregon Umiv.

Jacob Duyck

$1,500
Pasco, Washington
BS - Const. Mgmt. at Central Wash, Univ.

Kyle Izatt

$2,000
Banks, Oregon
BS - Eng. at OSU

Jeff Larson

$2,000
Oregon City, Oregon
BS - CE at BYU

Megan Mason

$2,000
Beavercreek, Oregon
BS - Const. Mgmt. at BYU-Utah

Garrett Mattson

$3,000
Springfield, Oregon
BS - CEM at OSU

Jeff Miller

$3,000
Corvallis, Oregon
BS - CEM at OSU

Nathan Moroney

$2,000
Oregon City, Oregon
BS - CE at OSU

Corey Westermann