$4,000
Wenatchee, WA
Civil Engineering at Washington State University

Cesar Bedolla-Hurtado

Cesar Bedolla-Hurtado of Wenatchee, Washington is a sophomore at Washington State University pursuing a degree in Civil Engineering. He is Vice President for the Society of Latino Engineers and Scientists in addition to Secretary of the American Society of Civil Engineers. His inspiration to pursue civil engineering happened on a field trip to the local dam while attending elementary school. Since then he has wanted to be at the forefront of innovating design and construction of massive structures essential for society. On what the Schweiger Memorial Scholarship means to him, "This scholarship award will only propel me further towards my civil engineering degree and my dreams of one day having a successful career." For extracurricular activities, Cesar enjoys cooking, baking, participating in intramural sports, hiking, running, and welding. Cesar looks forward to a future where he can use his creative and critical thinking skills to help growing cities expand and improve their infrastructure.
$6,000
Beaverton, OR
Construction Engineering Management at Oregon State University

Ian Birrell

Ian Birrell of Beaverton, Oregon is a junior at Oregon State University pursing a degree in Construction Engineering Management and a 2nd time recipient of the Schweiger Memorial Scholarship. He is involved in the Phi Kappa Psi doing service for the local Boys and Girls Club and the Grace Center Adult Day Services in addition to the Special Operations Survivors group. On what the scholarship means to Ian, “I am honored to have been a previous recipient and to have had the opportunity to work at Advanced American Construction last summer.” In his spare time, Ian enjoys playing football, lacrosse, intramural sports, in addition to camping, hiking, and swimming. Ian’s goal is to continue his pursuit of construction management in the heavy civil field.
 
$4,000
Ketchikan, AK
Civil Engineering at Princeton

Franklyn Correa

Franklyn Correa of Ketchikan, Alaska is a Sophomore at Princeton University pursuing a Civil Engineering degree and a 2nd time recipient of the Schweiger Memorial Scholarship. His undergraduate research has taken him to Italy to study climate, geography, and land use. He is currently a member of Engineers Without Borders Peru, Habitat for Humanity Princeton, Rotary Interact, and Secretary of the National Honor Society. On what the scholarship means to Franklyn, “I can become a Civil Engineer who helps improve the quality of life for people who cannot afford basic life necessities due to economic struggles and barriers.”  Franklyn’s hobbies include volunteering, woodworking, building computers, and playing the piano.
 
$4,000
Newberg, OR
Heavy Equipment Operator at International Union of Operating Engineers

Ethan Crowley

Ethan Crowley of Newberg, Oregon is an Operator Apprentice working towards acceptance in the Local 701 International Union of Operating Engineers. He is currently spending the summer doing an internship for Ness Campbell Crane. In high school, Ethan was a part of Tiger Manufacturing, a student-run for profit machine shop. His teacher commented that Ethan is his go-to student when the job needs to be done right. Ethan expressed his appreciation for the Schweiger Memorial Scholarship, “The scholarship would allow me to kick start my future career goal. I want to leave a positive mark on the construction industry.”
 
$4,000
Burbank, WA
Geological Engineering at University of Idaho

Jacob DeBord

Jacob Debord of Burbank, Washington is a freshman at University of Idaho pursing a degree in Geological Engineering. He is an honor roll student with academic excellence in social studies and geometry. Jacob plans on working in the northwest and says, “A Geological Engineering degree provides an excellent opportunity to be a part of preserving and being a great steward of these great lands where we live." He excelled in varsity football and basketball and enjoys the outdoors.
 
$4,000
Coquille, OR
Construction Engineering Management at Oregon State University

Makel Faith

Makel Faith of Coquille, Oregon is a senior at Oregon State University pursuing a degree in Construction Engineering Management with a minor in Mathematics and Business Management. Growing up with a family that owned a small excavation company, Makel is excited to move forward to know he will be able to lend a helping hand to the communities he works in and help build safe highways, railways, and bridges. On receiving the scholarship, Makel says, “I would be honored to be a recipient of this scholarship as it will help take the stress of working part time and schooling off my shoulders, provide an amazing opportunity to partner with an industry leader, and most importantly honor the legacy of the Schweiger’s.”
 
$6,000
Camas, WA
Civil Engineering at Oregon State University

Kristian Hellberg

Kristian Hellberg of Camas, Washington is a junior at Oregon State University pursuing a degree in Civil Engineering and a 2nd time recipient of the Schweiger Memorial Scholarship. He is a member of the Associated General Contractors of American Student Chapter and the OSU PHI Kappa Psi fraternity. Hellberg was inspired by his grandfather’s construction company when he would visit job sites as a young boy, falling in love with the industry’s sights and sounds. He is also reminded of his father’s career in maritime service and says, “In my mind, the Schweiger Scholarship serves not only as a reminder of Konrad and Forrest Schweiger, but also as a reminder of all those who have gone before us in their careers and who have inspired others to achieve great things.”
 
$4,000
Corvallis, OR
Construction Engineering Management at Oregon State University

Christian Horton

Christian Horton of Corvallis, Oregon is a senior at Oregon State University pursuing a degree in Construction Engineering Management. He previously had a potential career within the oilfield industry, Horton, however, decided that his skills and interests matched more with a role in marine-based construction. He believes that his non-traditional path of industry experience first will offer a more in depth understanding of the knowledge that he and his fellow students will obtain at university.  With regards to the scholarship Horton says, “With that excitement, I hope I am able to direct it toward what really matters at this point. My education.”
 
$4,000
San Carlos, CA
Civil Engineering at Oregon State University

Aaron Lewetzon

Aaron Lewetzon of San Carlos, California is a junior at Oregon State University pursuing a degree in Civil Engineering. He has made the Dean’s List every quarter since his freshman year. He had been selected to represent OSU at the ASC Reno competition in Reno, NV. Lewetzon’s team competed against 16 other universities to review, bid, and plan the construction of a pedestrian walkway on the Las Vegas strip. He says about the competition, “To be given an opportunity to compete against other universities was very valuable.” Receiving the scholarship would allow him to continue learning and working with great educators and future colleagues. Aaron’s long term goals are to be able to have an impact on the community that he calls home to help develop and grow the structures of the silicon valley.
 
$4,000
Corvallis, OR
Construction Engineering Management at Oregon State University

Elsa Moreno-Rangel

Elsa Moreno-Rangel of Corvallis, Oregon is a freshman at Oregon State University pursuing a degree in Construction Engineering Management. She has a passion for the development and wellbeing of low income and rural communities, with emphasis on accessibility and sustainability. Moreno-Rangel wants to inspire other women and youth-at-risk to consider pursuing a career in construction. She has a long list of hobbies and additional interests including OSU Design-Build Team, OSU Women’s Choir, and being a counselor for youth development. On receiving the scholarship she says, “I can also give back and make a change in my community by motivating and supporting students to continue with their higher education in the same way in which Schweiger Memorial Scholarship Fund is motivating students to attain their goals.”
$4,000
Warm Springs, OR
Diving & Pile Driving at Pacific Northwest Carpenters Institute

Rope Reese

Rope Reese of Warm Springs, Oregon is a student of Pacific Northwest Carpenters Institute (PNCI), pursuing his Diving and Pile Driving career. He is currently involved with Advanced American Construction as a pile driving apprentice.  Rope has already obtained an underwater welding certification and is looking to expand into the world of underwater construction through further education and training. Reese says, “By taking my dream and education to the next level I can progress as an individual, provide superior services for my employer, and help the industry grow in safety and technique.”  His hobbies include fishing, fabrication, welding, swimming, and rodeos.
 
$6,000
Harrisburg, OR
Construction Engineering Management at Oregon State University

Travis Waggener

Travis Waggener of Harrisburg, Oregon, is a junior at Oregon State University, and a 2nd time recipient of the Schweiger Memorial Scholarship. He is a member of the Associated General Contractors Student Chapter, the OSU Design Build Reno team, and volunteer pole vault coach for the Harrisburg High School track and field team. He is currently interning with Advanced American Construction and spent previous summer internshiip with Hamilton and Greenberry Industrial. Waggener says, “I want to contribute to the betterment of our world and to help others, to learn, and to be proud of the work I have accomplished.” Travis enjoys fishing, kayaking, snowboarding, hunting, and raising livestock.
 
$7,000
Ketchikan, AK
Civil Engineering at Princeton University

Franklyn Correa

Franklyn Correa of Ketchikan, Alaska is a high school senior at Ketchikan High School and has
been accepted to Princeton University for the upcoming academic year, where he plans to pursue a Civil Engineering
degree. He is the Vice President of Rotary Interact, a member of the Youth Advisory Council, Secretary of the National
Honor Society, and his hobbies include volunteering, woodworking, building computers, and playing the piano. Franklyn hopes to combine his passion for service and science with his degree in Civil Engineering and says, “I hope to gain the
necessary skills and knowledge to perhaps improve the quality of life for people who are just like my parents and
relatives, whether that be domestically or internationally.”
$5,000
Camas, WA
Civil Engineering at Oregon State University

Kristian Hellberg

Kristian Hellberg of Camas, Washington is a sophomore at Oregon State University where he is
pursuing a degree in Civil Engineering. He is active in OSU Intramural Football and Softball, the AGC Student Chapter,
and Ducks Unlimited, and in his free time enjoys hunting big game and waterfowl. Kristian was inspired by visiting his
grandfather’s construction sites and hopes to use his career in Civil Engineering to benefit his community by creating
infrastructure that will generate value for generations.
$5,000
Gresham, OR
Construction Engineering Management at Oregon State University

Grace Ray

Grace Ray of Gresham, Oregon is a senior at Oregon State University majoring in Construction
Engineering Management with a minor in Business and Entrepreneurship. Grace states that she did not find the
construction industry, but the construction industry found her. She grew up playing with building blocks and trains and
helping her father in HVAC. Currently, Grace is a member of the International Institute of Building Enclosure Consultants
(IIBEC), The National Society of Leadership and Success, and is an intern for the OSU Capital Planning and Development
Department for three years. Outside of class and work, Grace enjoys spending time with family and the great outdoors.
$5,000
Beaverton, OR
Construction Engineering Management at Oregon State University

Ian Birrell

Ian Birrell of Beaverton, Oregon is a sophomore at Oregon State University, where he is
pursuing a degree in Construction Engineering Management. He is involved with the Corvallis Boys and Girls Club where
he serves as a chaperone, and volunteers with the local CASA organization. Ian is active with the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity
and enjoys hiking and spending time outdoors during his free time. He has always enjoyed working with his hands and
hopes to use his degree to become a field engineer after graduation.
$5,000
Ketchikan, AK
Mechanical Engineering at Oregon State University

Corbin McCord

Corbin McCord of Ketchikan, Alaska is a Junior at Oregon State University, where he is
pursuing a degree in Mechanical Engineering. He is a member of Oregon State University’s Army ROTC program, through
which he has attended the US Army Airborne School at Fort Benning, Georgia, and the Advanced Camp at Fort Knox,
Kentucky. He’s also an active member of the Sigma Nu fraternity at OSU, and in his free time he enjoys target shooting,
fly fishing, hunting, and lifting weights. He hopes to use his degree to join the engineering department at the City of
Ketchikan.
$4,000
Woodburn, OR
Civil Engineering at Oregon State University

Vlad Slivkov

Vlad Slivkov of Woodburn, Oregon is a junior at Oregon State University where he is pursuing
a career in Civil Engineering. He is involved with the AGC of America Student Chapter and the Institute of Transportation
Engineers Student Chapter, received the International Baccalaureate Diploma and the Oregon State Seal of Biliteracy,
and during his free time enjoys soccer, volleyball, restoring cars and playing acoustic guitar. Vlad plans to become a
professional structural engineer and hopes to use his career to design and modify buildings with updated earthquake
safety standards in the Pacific Northwest. In addition to his studies, he has accepted a civil engineering internship
position with Bonneville Power Administration for the summer.
$4,000
Independence, OR
Mechanical Engineering at Oregon State University

Brett Meador

Brett Meador of Independence, Oregon is a junior at Oregon State University, where he is
pursuing a degree in Mechanical Engineering. He is a member of the Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society, the Oregon
State University Product Development Lab, and volunteers with the Christian Aid Ministries, Hoemcare Child Care, and
the Talmadge Middle School. In his free time, Brett enjoys travelling, reading, gardening, stamp and coin collecting, and
genealogy research with his grandfather. He plans to focus his career on machinery and parts design, and 3D modeling.
$4,000
Boring, OR
Environmental Engineering at Oregon State University

Kacy Childress

Kacy Childress of Boring, Oregon is a second-year student with senior standing at Oregon State
University, pursuing a degree in Environmental Engineering. She was valedictorian of her graduating class in 2017 and is
involved in numerous extra-curricular activities such the OSU Engineering Leadership Academy, the Society of Women
Engineers OSU Student Chapter, and the all-female A Capella group Divine, where she serves as the musical director. Her
hobbies include running, hiking, soccer, and slalom water skiing. Kacy says “My goal is to help construction companies to
engineer sustainable solutions to conserve the natural resources that we all enjoy in the Pacific Northwest. I am also
hoping to play a role in inspiring other women to pursue their interests in engineering and other STEM fields.”
$4,000
Gresham, OR
Civil Engineering at George Fox University

Nathaniel Koenig

Nathaniel Koenig of Gresham, Oregon is a senior at Sam Barlow High School, and plans to
attend George Fox University in the fall to pursue a degree in Civil Engineering. He is involved with the Banfield Pet
Hospital, the Sam Barlow Youth Leagues of Football, Basketball, and Track, the ASB Leadership at his high school, and
mentors a special needs junior high student. Nathaniel says he was inspired by his grandfather, who was a civil engineer
for over 40 years, and hopes to use his career to benefit his community.
$4,000
Ketchikan, AK
Civil Engineering at Gonzaga University

Farren Linne

Farren Linne of Ketchikan, Alaska is a freshman at Gonzaga University, pursuing a degree in
Civil Engineering. She is involved in the Society of Women in Engineering and the Society of Civil Engineering, and her
hobbies include playing intramural soccer, hiking, fishing and camping. Farren was inspired by her father who was
frequently building and working on houses, and plans to use her career in civil engineering to build structures, road
systems, and bridges.
$7,000
Harrisburg, OR
Construction Engineering Management at Oregon State University

Travis Waggener

Travis Waggener of Harrisburg, Oregon is a sophomore at Oregon State University, pursuing a degree in Construction Engineering Management. He is a member of the Oregon State University AGC chapter, volunteers as the pole vault coach for the Harrisburg High School track team, and his hobbies include fishing, kayaking, snowboarding, and raising livestock. Travis has always found the construction industry fascinating and hopes to use his education to help build a smarter, safer world for everyone. He says, “I wish to complete projects and see our communities grow with the help of my knowledge and strong work ethic.”
$7,000
Damascus, Oregon
Construction Engineering Management at Oregon State University

Christopher Roach

Christopher Roach of Damascus, Oregon is a junior at Oregon State University, pursuing a degree in Construction Management and Engineering. He is involved in a Christian non-profit fraternity house, the Clackamas Community STEM Club, the American Society of Professional Estimators, and the Associated General Contractors of America Student Chapter. During his free time, he enjoys welding, auto body work, scuba diving, hiking, and skiing. Christopher says “With a degree from Oregon State University, my goal is to be working with industry-leading organizations through hands-on experience and increasing my responsibility at an innovative company. I strive to be a good son, student, and worker, and it is my dream to be a Construction Engineer like my dad.”

Sponsored by: Advanced American Construction, Inc.
$7,000
Beaverton, Oregon
Construction Engineering Management at Oregon State University

Ben Hatfield

Ben Hatfield of Beaverton, Oregon is a junior at Oregon State University, pursuing a degree in Construction Engineering Management. He is an active member of the Association of General Contractors OSU Student Chapter, the OSU Crop Science Club, and his many extra-curricular hobbies include fishing, hunting, metal fabrication, water sports, and restoring houses. Ben says “Construction is more than just a job to me, it’s my passion. Getting a degree in Construction Engineering Management at Oregon State University has always been a dream that I’ve held in high regard. With the Schweiger Memorial Scholarship, I know that I will be able to graduate and start the next chapter of my life in the Heavy Civil Industry in Oregon.”

Sponsored by: NessCampbell Crane & Rigging
$4,000
Gresham, Oregon
Chemical Engineering at Oregon State University

Kacy Childress

Kacy Childress of Gresham, Oregon is a first-year student with junior standing at Oregon State University, pursuing a degree in Chemical Engineering, and a two-time Schweiger Memorial Scholarship recipient. She was valedictorian of her graduating class in 2017 and is involved the OSU Engineering Leadership Academy, the Society of Women Engineers OSU Student Chapter, and the allfemale A Capella group Divine. Her hobbies include running, hiking, soccer, and slalom water skiing. Kacy says “The possibility of pursuing a career in Chemical Engineering is exciting because it offers the opportunity to contribute to finding sustainable solutions to some of the world’s most significant problems, like providing access to clean water and improving quality, through applications of math and science.”
$4,000
Ketchikan, Alaska
Civil Engineering at Gonzaga University

Farren Linne

Farren Linne of Ketchikan, Alaska is a high school senior at Ketchikan High School, with the intention of pursuing a Civil Engineering degree from Whitworth University. She is a 4.0 student, received the Air Force Recruiting Service, Mathematics, and Science Award, and is active in the National Honor Society, Youth Advisory Committee of the Tongass National Forest, Rotary Interact, High School Pep Club, and is the Kayhi Wrestling Manager. Farren is also enrolled in AP biology, Calculus, and Economics classes. Her hobbies include soccer, cross country, and soccer. Farren says “Spending years of my time forming a foundation that has shaped me into the person I am today has been a laborious yet worthy journey. Once I receive my bachelor’s in civil engineering, I plan to work my way into possibly creating my own company. Working my up to this will be a long and hard journey, but I plan to do all that I can to make sure I get there.”
$4,000
North Bend, Oregon
Civil Engineering at Oregon State University

Nick Hossley

Nick Hossley of North Bend, Oregon is senior at Oregon State University, pursuing a degree in Civil Engineering with a minor in Business and Entrepreneurship, and a four-time Schweiger Memorial Scholarship recipient. He is the President of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) student club and has interned with the Federal Highway Administration in the Western Federal Lands Division. His hobbies include skiing, hiking, backpacking, mountain biking, and photography. Nick says “The Schweiger Memorial Scholarship would help me obtain the next step in my dream; to be an engineer in the construction industry and help me give back by providing me the opportunity to build the infrastructure of the future that will serve our community, state, and country.”
$4,000
Tampa, Florida
Civil Engineering at University of South Florida

Louis Nash

Louis Nash of Tampa, Florida is a senior at the University of South Florida, pursuing a degree in Civil Engineering, and a three-time Schweiger Memorial Scholarship recipient. He is active in the University of South Florida Rugby Club, the US Marine Corps Platoon Leaders, the USF Stampede of Service Volunteering, and interns with the Southwest Florida Water Management District. He enjoys playing rugby, kayaking, working out and was inspired to pursue a Civil Engineering degree by his father as well as Evan Clemson of Advanced American Construction. Louis says “Respect, hard work, honesty, and pursuit of excellence are all things that I have been taught from a young age and values that I would love to observe and operate with during my career in the construction industry. The Schweiger Memorial Scholarship will financially assist me through college and allow me the opportunity to become a part of a company that operates with integrity and strives to help their community.”
$4,000
Ketchikan, Alaska
Civil Engineering at Gonzaga University

Alex Pihl

Alex Pihl of Ketchikan, Alaska is a senior at Gonzaga University, pursuing a degree in Civil Engineering with a minor in Mathematics and a focus on Structural Engineering. He is a research assistant for Dr. Joshua Schultz, PE, a physics lab teaching assistant, the Vice President of the American Society of Civil Engineers Gonzaga University Chapter, and was awarded the Ignatian Leaders and Trustees Scholarship, and has made both the Dean’s and President’s List from 2015-17. He enjoys hunting, fishing, hiking and boating, and is passionate about his home state of Alaska. Alex says “This scholarship would both help me develop as a student, leader, and citizen. Being fortunate enough to attend college, I am determined to make the most of the situation that I have been so blessed to receive.”
$4,000
Yucaipa, California
Civil Engineering at Oregon State University

Alexandrea Miller

Alexandrea Miller of Yucaipa, California is a junior at Oregon State University, pursuing a degree in Civil Engineering with a minor in Humanitarian Engineering. She was in the top 5% of her high school graduating class and was awarded the Scott and Kim Verplank Foundation Scholarship. Alexandrea, or Addie, is active in Engineers Without Borders, the Oregon State Women’s Rugby team, is employed as an artist illustrating children’s books, and an intern for Skanska. She is passionate about sports, art, and enjoys all types of dance. Currently, Addie is working with Engineers Without Borders to implement water distribution systems to the communities in Los Potrerillos, Nicaragua. Addie says “Being able to create something by using my imagination as a tool always brought me so much joy! By combining that and achieving the overarching goal of helping people, I was driven to Civil Engineering.”
$4,000
Atlanta, Georgia
Construction Management at University of Washington

Louis Tigh

Louis Tigh of Atlanta, Georgia is a Marine Corps veteran and junior at the University of Washington – Seattle, pursuing a degree in Construction Management. During his time in the armed forces he was active in the Optimist Club of Carlsbad, CA, the team captain of an ASC Reno Heavy Civil Competition Team, and has received the National Defense Service Medal, the Sea Service Deployment Ribbon, the Korean Defense Service Medal, the Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal, and the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal. Louis says “Pursuing a career in construction is what I am truly passionate about and being lucky enough to receive this scholarship will allow me to do so. I feel in that capacity, I can develop my ability to lead people to accomplish large goals and I can focus on creating the structures that will come to define our generation.”

Louis Tigh is the 2018 recipient of the Veteran Scholarship sponsored by the Ashback Family

Sponsored by: Ashback Family
$4,000
West Linn, Oregon
Construction Engineering Management at Oregon State University

Niklas Tostar

Niklas Tostar of West Linn, Oregon is a junior at Oregon State University pursuing a degree in Construction Engineering Management. He placed in the ASC Project Management Open Student Competition in 2018, was awarded the OSU scholarship at the West Linn – Wilsonville International Science and Engineering Fair and has been the AGC Student Chapter at Oregon and AGC Oregon-Columbia Sophomore Class Representative, Construction Leadership Council Student Leadership Position, and Vice President. Niklas says “When I graduate from Oregon State University with a degree in Construction Engineering Management, I plan on entering the workforce as a Project Engineer. To me, it’s important that the company I work for does honest, respectable work, and I want to go home every day proud of what I have been working on.”

Sponsored by: Vigor
$3,000
Kennewick, Washington
Construction Management at Washington State University

Austin Bartleson

Austin Bartleson of Kennewick, Washington is a junior at Washington State University pursing a degree in Construction Management. He is currently president of the Associated Students of Construction Management and Student Ambassador for the School of Design and Construction. Austin says, “I cannot wait to contribute the rest of my life to construction and give back to the communities our work impacts as well as the sponsors who have faith in our dreams and help fund them.” His interests include hiking, biking, and snowboarding.
$7,000
Seaside, Oregon
Civil Engineering at Oregon State University

Maxwell Beaudoin

Maxwell Beaudoin of Seaside, Oregon is currently a Junior at Oregon State University pursuing a degree in Civil Engineering. A two-time winner of the scholarship expressed, “This scholarship has allowed me to cultivate my engineering career and has provided unlikely opportunities as a result.” At Oregon State, Maxwell is actively involved in the American Society of Civil Engineers and was awarded College Works Painting Intern of the Year. He earned his Eagle Scout in 2015 and enjoys hiking, biking, and kayaking in his spare time.
$7,000
Gresham, Oregon
Civil Engineering at Oregon State University

Garrett Childress

Garrett Childress of Gresham, Oregon is a Junior at Oregon State University majoring in Civil Engineering. A three-time recipient of the scholarship stated, “Being a recipient of the Schweiger Memorial Scholarship for the past two years has made a huge difference in making my college education an affordable experience and has allowed me to grow as an aspiring engineer.” He hopes one day to become a civil engineer or project manager and be a part of the improvement and renovation of the infrastructure in the Northwest. Garrett is currently the captain of the Oregon ASCE Steel Bridge Team and involved in intramural basketball and football. Garrett enjoys water skiing, fishing, and golfing with his friends.
$3,000
Gresham, Oregon
Mechanical Engineering at Oregon State University

Kacy Childress

Kacy Childress of Gresham, Oregon will be a Freshman at Oregon State University majoring in Mechanical Engineering. She says, “My goal is to become a well-rounded, global-minded mechanical engineer who is able to work on a variety of problems related to energy, mechanics, and the environment.” Her high school accolades include Outstanding Junior of the Year, Math and Physics Student of the Year, and a four-year letterman in soccer and basketball. She is also a candidate to earn the International Baccalaureate diploma. Kacy’s many interests include music, watersports, and slalom skiing.
$3,000
North Bend, Oregon
Civil Engineering at Oregon State University

Nicholas Hossley

Nicholas Hossley of North Bend, Oregon is a Sophomore at Oregon State University pursuing a degree in Civil Engineering and a minor in business. A three-time recipient of the scholarship, Nicholas expressed, “Getting the Schweiger Memorial Scholarship would provide me the crucial financial assistance to graduate and would help me obtain the next step in my dream of becoming an engineer in the construction industry.” He is actively involved in the American Society of Civil Engineers where he has been elected as Executive Chair for the 2016-2017 year in addition to being awarded Freshman of The 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
Yakima, Washington
Construction Management at Washington State University

Tucker Jones

Tucker Jones of Yakima, Washington is a Junior at Washington State University pursuing a degree in Construction Management. He states, “Being a recipient of the Schweiger Scholarship would enhance both my education and ultimately my career in the construction industry.” He is currently the President of the Design-Build Institute of America and Treasurer of the Mechanical Contractor Association of American Student Chapters. Tucker’s hobbies include basketball, golf, racquetball, art, and fitness.

$3,000
Oregon City, Oregon
Construction Engineering Managment at Oregon State University

Colton Lavelle

Colton Lavelle of Oregon City, Oregon is a Freshman at Oregon State University pursuing a degree in Construction Engineering Management. He says, “As a CEM graduate, I hope to become an asset implementing engineered structures and solutions in the field and communicating between engineers and builders.” Colton had an opportunity to travel on a mission to Cambodia and is involved with Young Life Capernaum. In his spare time, he enjoys hunting, fly fishing, and hiking.
$3,000
Lakeland, Florida
Civil Engineering at University of South Florida

Louis Nash

Louis Nash of Lakeland, Florida is a Junior at the University of South Florida studying Civil Engineering. A two-time recipient of the scholarship, he says, “The Schweiger Memorial Scholarship will financially assist me through college and allow me the opportunity to become a part of a company that operates with integrity and strives to help their community.” Louis is currently a member of the Marine Corps Platoon Leaders Class which will allow him to graduate college as a commissioned Marine Corps Officer. Louis hopes to become a combat engineer and later work for a heavy civil marine construction company. His many interests include playing rugby, working out, and meeting new people.

$3,000
Ketchikan, Alaska
Construction Engineering Technology at Montana State University

Jackson Pool

Jackson Pool of Ketchikan, Alaska will be a Freshman at Montana State University pursuing a degree in Construction Engineering Technology. He aspires to be a construction manager to make a positive impact on the islands of Southeast Alaska and to work with his family of engineers that have been in business for 41 years. In High School, he was involved in the National Honor Society, National Society of High School Scholars, and Varsity American Legion Baseball. Of the Schweiger Memorial Scholarship, he says, “It opens doors for myself that will hopefully allow me to better my career choice and better myself.” Jackson’s many extracurricular interests include baseball, basketball, fishing, hunting, hiking, and skiing.
$7,000
Spokane, Washington
Construction Management at Washington State University

Samuel Rykken

Samuel Rykken of Spokane, Washington is a Junior at Washington State University studying Construction Management and a member of the Washington Army National Guard. He is currently the Associated General Contractors representative for Washington State University and the events coordinator of the Design Build Institute of America Student Chapter. Samuel discovered his passion for the construction industry running his own paint business one summer. In his free time, Samuel enjoys being outdoors, hiking, snowboarding, and mountain biking amongst many other activities.

 
$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
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
$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 her little sister, and engaging in civic service.  
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, Tasha
$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
Porter, Juliana
$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.
Powell, Jason
$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.
Pulley, Damien
$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.
Warriner, Levi
$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.
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
Duty, Christopher
$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.
Friesen, Nolan
$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.
Funk, Alex
$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 lifelong 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.
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
Howard, Marina
$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.
Nolan, Ryann
$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.
Petermann, Tasha
$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
Porter, Juliana
$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.
Powell, Jason
$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.
Ross, Tyler
$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.
Scourey, Alec
$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.
Sermeus, W.T.
$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.
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.”

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Britsch, Katherine
$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.
Drake, Chad
$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.
Duty, Christopher
$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.
Graham, Jesse
$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.
Harper, Mitchell
$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.
Nolan, Ryann
$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.
Pederson, Travis
$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.
Petermann, Amanda
$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.
Powell, Jason
$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.
Shin, Daniel
$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 including Amercian Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and Engineering Without Borders (EWB). Daniel likes to play golf, hike, swim, and snowboard.
Stroud, Nicholas
$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.
Tompkins, Ben
$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.
Vollmer, Lori
$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.
Charpilloz, Jennifer
$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.
Drake, Chad
$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.
Duty, Christopher
$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.
Freeman, Boone
Tonasket, Washington
Civil Engineering at Washington State University

Boone Freeman

Holly, Tyler
$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 a volunteer in his community.
Nolan, Ryann
$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.
O'Conner, Megan
$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.
Petermann, Amanda
$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.
Rausch, Julie
$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.
Robinson, Tanner
$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.
Ross, Tyler
$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.
Stroud, Nicholas
$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.
Charpilloz, Jennifer
$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.
Edwards, Ryan
$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.
Flansburg, Marty
$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.
Fuller, Jessica
$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.
Hamilton, Jessica
$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.
Ignatenko, Anna
$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.”
Miller, Marcus
$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.
Nolan, Eric
$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 he 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.
O'Connor, Megan
$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.
Paulsen, Lukas
$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.
Peterson, Jordan
$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!
Young, Jessica
$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.
Boone, Ryan
$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.
Hamilton, Jessica
$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.
Kelley, Eryn
$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.
Lanzetti, Jennifer
$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.
Lindgren, Brian
$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.
Manwill, Derek
$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.
Miller, Marcus
$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.
Mole, James
$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.”
Nolan, Eric
$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.
Pullen, Quinn
$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.”
Tanaka, Alison
$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.
Young, Jessica
$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.
Adamson, Michael
$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.
Blanchard, Monica
$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
Boone, Ryan
$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.
Bowdoin, Josh
$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.
Hargens, Jared
$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.
Harvey, Brodie
$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.
Henry, Joseph
$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.
LeClaire, Colby
$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.
Manwill, Derek
$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.
Miller, Anthony
$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.
Pullen, Quinn
$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.”
Tanaka, Alison
$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.
Walkenhauer, Brian
$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.
Blanchard, Monica
$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
Boone, Ryan
$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.
Bowdoin, Joshua
$5,000
Grants Pass, Oregon
BS - CE at OSU

Joshua Bowdoin

Joshua Bowdoin of Grants Pass, Oregon is a sophomore at Oregon State University, pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering. Josh is a second-year recipient of a Schweiger Scholarship and a 4.0 Student at OSU. Josh is hoping to spend a year in Russia during his undergraduate program, learn the language, and someday help fill the need he sees there for structural engineering. In addition to helping with college expenses, Josh says, "The scholarship would give me opportunities to be a part of various clubs on campus that could be a help to myself and my career. Examples of this are Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship, United Student Association, and the campus chapter of the american Society of Civil Engineers, which I plan to join shortly."
Hargens, Jared
$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.
Henry, Joseph
$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.
Jackson, Sara
$2,000
Estacada, Oregon
BA - Business at Portland State University

Sara Jackson

Sara Jackson of Estacada, Oregon is ajunior at Portland State University, pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Marketing and Advertising. Sara works part time at an investment casting manufacturer to help pay for school. Sara says, "Not only will I make my whole family proud, but graduating from college will be the biggest accomplishment for myself." A second-time recipient of a Schweiger Scholarship Sara says, "Being a recipient of this award will help me overcome these obstacles that should not stand in the way of anyone's education."
LeClaire, Colby
$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.
Nolan, Eric
$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.
Sannan, Jake
$2,000
Albany, Oregon
BS CEM/Minor Bus. Mgt. at OSU

Jake Sannan

Jake Sannan of albany, Oregon is a junior at Oregon State University in the Construction Engineering Management Program. After attending Linn-Benton Community College and two years in architecture at the University of Oregon, Jake has found a degree program that matches his tue interest - construction. After graduation, Jake hopes to work as a general contractor with an emphasis on self performed excavation and concrete work. Jake is active in the AGC Student chapter and enjoys dirt biking and fishing. As a first-year recipient of a Schweiger Scholarship, Jake says, "There is an unsurpassed level of reassurance to know that people in the industry are behind you and support you in your construction education."
Sekulic, Evan
$3,000
Beaverton, Oregon
BS - CEM at OSU

Evan Sekulic

Evan Sekulic of Beaverton, Oregon is a junior at Oregon state University in the Construction Engineering Management Program. Evan says he uses creativity and ingenuity to overcome obstacles, and he hopes to bring a creative approach to the traditional construction business. He says, "At the company I work for, I don't want to be the person who is told what to do, but instead the person that finds what needs to be done." Thinking beyond his undergraduate degree, Evan is considering pursuing a Masters in Business and Engineering, and eventually getting his professional engineering license to keep his options open. Evan recieved the UG Dubock Scholarship for academics, athletics, leadership and community service as well as a Diversity Achievment Award. He is also a memeber of the Cardinal Honors Society and the Alpha Lambda Delta Honors Society. Evan is President of his Fraternity, Sigma Phi Epsilon, a member of the Associated General Contractors Council, and a volunteer wrestling coach at Corvallis High School.
Turner, Ian
$2,000
Newport, Washington
BS - CE at WSU

Ian Turner

Ian Turner of Newport, Washington is a junior at Washington State University, pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering. Ian states, "One of my true loves is entrepreneurship, and someday I hope to be able to either develop a marketable product, or more likely, to start my own structural engineering firm." In addition to the Schweiger Scholarship, Ian is a WSU Regents, IOOF State, Scottish Rite, and WSU Distinguished Scholar. "I have had a few scholarships touch my life and look forward to the day when I can give this feeling back to another deserving student." Ian is also a director of the Intrafraternity Council and President and founding father of the Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity, which recieved the top GPA for a fraternity as OSU.
Bowdoin, Joshua
$5,000
Grants Pass, Oregon
BS - CE at OSU

Joshua Bowdoin

Joshua Bowdoin of Grants Pass, Oregon is a freshman at Oregon State University pursuing a degree in Civil Engineering. With a bachelor's or master's degree, Joshua hopes to work for and eventually own a design-build company. As his highschool valedictorian, a perfect 800 on his verbal SAT test, and a 4.0 for his first quarter as OSU. Joshua will undoubtedly meet his goals on "learning what he needs to know in order to be a successful engineer" and a rewarding career "building economically efficient, practical structures that meet the needs of the client." Joshua still finds time to be a sound technician for the OSU campus ministry.
Hargens, Jared
$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.
Henry, Joseph
$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.
Hoffman, Kevin
$3,000
Canby, Oregon
BS - CEM at OSU

Kevin Hoffman

Kevin Hoffman of Canby, Oregon is a junior at Oregon state University in the Construction Engineering Management Program. A third-time recipient of a Schweiger Scholarship, Kevin has worked hard in college and is on his way to graduating in three years on the honor roll. Kevin attributes his ability to attend college and to do so without a lot of student loans to the help of his Schweiger Scholarships. He adds that this year's scholarship will be even more important because he plans to get married this summer. Kevin was one of six OSU juniors on the Reno Competition for Construction. He recieved an Oregon Concrete Institute - Portland Chapter Student Honor and is a Sunday School Teacher.
Jackson, Sara
$2,000
Estacada, Oregon
BA - Business at Portland State University

Sara Jackson

Sara Jackson of Estacada, Oregon is a sophomore at Clackamas Community College. Sara plans to transfer next year to Portland State University to get a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration. Holding a 4.0 GPA throughout high school and now on the honor roll at college, Sara's extra-curricular activities focus on working. Sara is an engineering secretary and, upon graduation, hopes to find a job "that is in some way or another related to engineering." "I have had a steady job siince I was 15, but even at that, the money I have saved up is nowhere near the cost of college." Sara says, "With this scholarship I will be that much closer to obtaining my degree in business and furthering my engineering work... education today, for the future tomorrow."
LeClaire, Colby
$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.
Mattson, Garrett
$2,000
Beavercreek, Oregon
BS - Const. Mgmt. at BYU-Utah

Garrett Mattson

Garrett Mattson or Beavercreek, Oregon is a junior at Brigham Young University - Utah. Garrett is pursuing a Bachelors of Science degree in construction Management and a Master's in Civil Engineering. Garrett retuned to BYU this year after a two year mission for the Church of Latter Day Saints in Russia. A three-time Schweiger Scholarship recipient, Garrett had the pleasure of meeting Konrad Schweiger. "I remember the first year I applied for this scholarship, Konrad came to my high school to meet me and we went out to the house my class was building. He told me he was really impressed." Remembering that Konnie took the award winners out to the East Bank Esplanade Project, Garrett said, "It was a real eye opener when Konnie took us out to show us what Civil Engineering is all about." While attending BYU, Garrett is active in ballroom dance and community service projects.
McLauchlin, Jason
$2,000
Battleground, Washington
BS - Const. Mgmt at BYU-Idaho

Jason McLauchlin

Jason McLauchlin of Battleground, Washington is a junior at Brigham Young University - Idaho and is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management with a Business Major. Thinking ahead, Jason plans on entering as a job site superintendent and eventually owning his own comapny. "I hope this company will represent the industry, set a high standard of integrity, and will be committed to professionalism," Jason says. Receiving a Schweiger and several other scholarships last year, enabled Jason to be involved in several construction-related, extra-curricular activities at school. In particular, the National Association of Homebuilders and Associated Schools of Construction. Participating as an ASC Competition Team Member provided Jason with an "invaluable learning experience," and he attributes the opportunity to winning a Schweiger Scholarship.Also, Jason says, "I know my confidence has grown since receiving this scholarship."
Nikolic, Adrienne
$3,000
Las Vegas, Nevada
BS - CE at WSU

Adrienne Nikolic

Adrienne Nikolic of Las Vegas, Nevada is a junior at Washington State University. On the President's Honor Roll at WSU, Adrienne plans on graduating with a BS degree in Civil Engineering with minors in Mathematics and Business next year. Adrienne says, "As the upcoming President of Washington State University's American Society of Civil Engineers Chapter for the Fall 2005 school year, and with the assitance of the Schweiger Memorial Scholarship, I know I will have the ability to go above and beyond the expectations of involving myself and others in projects that will not only better all of us as engineers, but also the community, the consruction industry, and society." Adrienne has received many academic awards from WSU, AGC and the Rotary Club of Las Vegas, but highlights her PNW ASCE Regional Conference 3rd place finish in the Concrete Canoe Presentation and Technical Paper.
Padilla, Lee
$2,000
Yakima, Washington
BS - CE at WSU

Lee Padilla

Lee Padilla of Yakima, Washington is a junior at Washington State University. With a degree in Civil Engineering, Lee's goal is to become a transportation engineer in the highway construction industry. Working summers and during the school year to pay her way, Lee says the scholarship "will reduce my loans and will help me focus on learning and not worrying about how I will pay for it..an investment in me is an investment in the future." While excelling academically at WSU, Lee also finds time to participate in student chapters of the American Society of Women Engineers, Society of Latino Engineers, and the American Society of Civil Engineers.
Chernishov, Andrey
$2,000
Woodburn, Oregon
BS - CE at OSU

Andrey Chernishov

Andrey Chernishov of Woodburn, Oregon is a junior at Oregon state University pursuing a degree in Civil Engineering. A four-time Schweiger Scholarship recipient, Andrey said, "In receiving this scholarship from the great people that have supported the Schweiger Scholarship, it has encouraged me from the beginning to continue my education to a higher level when I was in doubt." Long term, Andrey hopes to obtain a master's degree in engineering and to own a civil engineering consulting firm in his home town. Working toward that goal, Andrey has established an exterior painting business to practice his business skills and to help finance his education. He is also active in the OSU chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers and in his church choir.
Duyck, Jake
$3,000
Cornelius, Oregon
BS - Physics at Eastern Oregon Umiv.

Jake Duyck

Jake Duyck of Cornelius, Oregon is a senior at Eastern Oregon University pursuring a degree in Physics. He is a five-time recipient of a Schweiger Scholarship. In the fall, Jake plans to attend Oregon State University to obtain a bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering. Last summer, Jake worked as an intern for the Advanced American Diving Service team on the Kimberly-Clark Deep Water Outfall Project in Everett, Washington. Jake says, "Engineering is a profession that literally allows one man to leave his footprint on the world." On the Dean's List each year, Jake is also Secretary/Treasurer of the Physics Club and a physics study group leader at Eastern Oregon University. In his scholarship application, Jake said, "I have no worries about next year's coursework; this is one area where I know I'm prepared. Right now, my unknowns are monetary."
English, Scott
$1,500
Eugene, Oregon
BS - CE at OSU

Scott English

Scott English of Eugene, Oregon is a junior at Oregon State University, pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering. He also works for the U.S Army Marine Corps of Engineers, and at the Portland Resident Office as a Civil Engineering Technician and Construction Representative. Having worked for the Corps of Engineers for 12 years, Scott returned to college to obtain his engineering degree and "greater professional challenge and reward." Going back to school and working part-time has involved financial sacrifices. As a first-time Schweiger Scholarship recipient, Scott says, "I can overcome some of the financial burden that is distracting as a student and and complete my coursework and graduate in a timely manner." At OSU, Scott is active in the Student Chapters of the American Society of Civil Engineers and the Society of American Military Engineers, and in Benton County Habitat for Humanity.
Hargens, Jared
$2,000
Corbett, Oregon
Const Eng Mgmt at Oregon State University

Jared Hargens

Jared Hargens of Corbett, Oregon is a senior at Corbett High School and plans on enrolling in the Construction Engineering Management Program at Oregon State University in the fall. As a first-time winner of a Schweiger Scholarship, Jared believes it will enable him "to concentrate full time on his studies during the school year and expand his knowledge and imagination throughout the summer." He plans on working this summer for his father's excavating business and maybe travel to the Bay area to work with his uncle's construction business. In addition to a 4.0 GPA, Jared distingused himself at Corbett as the Senior Class Council President, Treasurer of the National Honor Society, Team Captain of the Varsity Basketball and Football teams, and 1st seat trumpet player in the band.
Henry, Joseph
$3,000
Portland, Oregon
Civil Engineering at Oregon State University

Joseph Henry

Joesph Henry of Portland, Oregon is a senior at Centennial High School. Joe plans to get a civil engineering degree from Oregon State University, where he has been accepted into the Honors College. Joe has made the best of his high school education and experience. He is on the honor roll and a memeber of the National Honors Society with a 4.0 GPA. Joe has recieved many other honors as well, including the Great Young Citizen Award from the Gresham City Council, Associated Student Body President, and recognition as a Multi-Sport Athlete and Most Inspirational Athlete for his participation in soccer, cross-country and wrestling. Joe has big plans that include a 5-year undergraduate program, graduate school, and ultimately owning his own engineering and design-build firm. "With this fiancial aid, and my hard work," Joe says, "I strongly believe that I will be able to become one of the best civil engineers possible."
Hoffman, Kevin
$3,000
Canby, Oregon
BS - CEM at OSU

Kevin Hoffman

Kevin Hoffman of Canby, Oregon is a freshman in the Construction Engineering Management Program at Oregon state University. An honor roll student, Kevin still finds time to be active in Habitat for Humanity and the Outdoor Recreation Center at OSU. Seeking his second Schweiger Scholarship, Kevin said, "I was excited to learn that there is opportunity out there in the construction field and that I can obtain my goal of graduation." Kevin worked again this summer as an intern with Hoffman Construction (no relation) where he has earned money to offset college costs and valuable experience in "engineering and the management side of construction."
Linderman, Kevin
$2,000
Roseburg, Oregon
BS - CEM at OSU

Kevin Linderman

Kevin Linderman of Roseburg, Oregon is a junior at Oregon State University in the Construction Engineering Management rogram. A second-time Schweiger Scholarship winner, Kevin is an honor roll student, an Associated General Contractor National Scholar, and active in Habitat for Humanity at OSU. Kevin is financing his college education with loans and working, both during the summers and while he is attending classes. His long-term goal is to own his own construction company. "With this scholarship, I will be able to focus on my schooling without having to worry about financing the cost of books and tuition," Kevin says, and adds, "You have done a great job in supporting the dreams of many young students, and with that you have truly strengthened the future of construction."
Luciano, Francis
$1,500
Washougal, Washington
AA in Eng. at Clark Com. College

Francis Luciano

Francis Luciano of Washougal, Washington is a freshman at Clark Community College. After receiving an Associate of Arts in Engineering, Francis plans to transfer to Brigham Young University to get a Bachelor's in Engineering. Francis says, "Engineering and construcion go hand in hand, together they sculpt the world today into a better tomorrow." This is Francis' second Schweiger Scholarship. "Without this scholarship, I would not be able to attend college at this time to further my education," Francis says, "I will be ever grateful to your company for giving me the opportunity." His extracurricular activities include Boy Scouts, basketball, and his church choir.
Mattson, Garrett
$2,000
Beavercreek, Oregon
BS - Const. Mgmt. at BYU-Utah

Garrett Mattson

Garrett Mattson of Beavercreek, Oregon is a sophomore at Brigham Young University - Idaho, in General Engineering. Garrett will be returning to BYU to continue his master's degree program after two years in Samara, Russia as an LDS Missionary. He is also returning to school with this second Schweiger Scholarship, Garrett said, "I remember the first year I applied for the scholarship, Konrad took all of the award winners out to the East Bank Esplanade Project and showed us around the work site. This is when I really became interested in civil engineering." He adds, "In order to continue my education right now I need financial help, and I am very grateful that you offer help to so many college students seeking a good education."
McLauchlin, Jason
$2,000
Battleground, Washington
BS - Const. Mgmt at BYU-Idaho

Jason McLauchlin

Jason McLauchlin of Battleground, Washington is a sophomore at Brigham Young University - Idaho, pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Management. Jason has clear goals related to the construction industry culminating with owning a construction company "that will have and uphold the values that are expected in a professional setting." He is an Eagle Scout and an Engineering Utility Contractors Association Scholarship recipient. His extracurricular activities include the Architecture and Construction Association and Students in Free Enterprise, where he is in involved with community service projects. He also plans to compete in national building and business competitions. Jason says the scholarship will provide financial support for his college education and allow him "to put more effort into extracurricular activities that will provide him with experiences and skills to begin a very worthwhile career."
Rogers, Sandra
$1,500
Gresham, Oregon
BS - Business at Marylhust University

Sandra Rogers

Sanda Rogers of Gresham, Oregon is a freshman at Marylhurst University, pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Business Management while also working full-time at Don Rhyne Painting. Sandi is also married and a mother of a 10-year old. Her success in meeting these challenges means she will accomplish her degree program and ultimately her goal of being an owner at Don Rhyne Painting. Sandi believes painting is one of the most crucial aspects of a construction project. Having attended school with Forrest and knowing Konrad, Sandi says, "As a recipient of this scholarship, I would benefit in many ways. I would have freedom from a financial burden. I would have more confidence in myself knowing that others believe in me. Most of all, I would be greatly honored to receive a scholarship bearing the Schweiger name."
Sprague, Kaiti
$1,500
Canby, Oregon
BS - CEM at OSU

Kati Sprague

Kati Sprague of Canby, Oregon is a junior at Oregon State University, pursuing a degree in Construction Engineering Management. Kati will be receiving her fouth Schweiger Scholarship and says, "With past assistance of this scholarship I have been able to focus on my classes and extracurricular activities." Kati's interest in construction began with Canby Excavating, which her grandfather and father established. Upon graduation, she hopes to work with her family's firm, or start her own business. As the new president of the OSU Chapter of Associated General Contractors, a second internship with Peter Kiewit Sons' this summer, and graduation in sight, Kati's hope "to encourage other women to pursue careers in construction and demonstrate that women can be as successful as men in this field" is assured.
Westermann, Corey
$2,000
Oregon City, Oregon
BS - CE at OSU

Corey Westermann

Corey Westermann of Oregon City, Oregon is a senior at Oregon State University, and plans to complete his fifth and final year of his Bachelor's of Science degree in Civil Engineering next spring. He returned to school last fall, having completed a six-month internship with David Evans and Associates in Salem, Oregon. He also interned for Advanced American Diving Service for three summers. Corey is an Honors Scholar at OSU, and has received several scholarships in addition to a Schweiger Scholarship. His extra-curricular activities include participation in the American Society of Civil Engineers, the American Public Works Association, OSU's Ultimate Frisbee Club, and the Campus Crusade for Christ.
Winkler, Kyle
$1,500
Clackamas, Oregon
BS - CEM at OSU

Kyle Winkler

Kyle Winkler of Clackamas, Oregon is a freshman at Oregon State University in the Construction Engineering Management Program. Kyle knows that he wants a career in construction, saying, "In a world that transforms day by day, I want to do my best to be a part in helping transform our world for the better." Kyle will be receiving his second Schweiger Scholarship. He says, "Knowing that someone is giving me aid in my pursuit for education strengthens my determination to work my hardest." At OSU, Kyle participates in the Student Chapter of Associated General Contractors, and intramural football. Kyle also worked last summer as an intern for Advanced American Construction.
Chernishov, Andrey
$2,000
Woodburn, Oregon
BS - CE at OSU

Andrey Chernishov

Andrey Chernishov of Woodburn, Oregon is a sophomore at Oregon State University, pursuing a degree in Civil Engineering. Andrey is receiving his third Schweigher Scholarship. Andrey commutes daily to OSU from his home in Woodburn, but finds time to remain on the OSU Civil Engineering Honor Roll, be the sophomore representative on the OSU Chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers, and a member of his church choir. Andrey's long-term goals include becoming a professional engineer and owning his own consulting firm. Andrey began last summer to gain relevant, real life work experience by starting an exterior painting business. This short-term goal will provide funds for school as well as valuable business and people skills. This scholarship will help Andrey complete his education and fulfill his goals. "Worrying about if you have enough money in your checking account to cover your bills is the last thing a college student should worry about." 
Courter, Erin
$2,000
Paso Robles, California
BS - CE at Cal. Poly. State Univ.

Erin Courter

Erin Courter of Paso Robles, California, is a junior at California Polytechnic State University, pursuing a five-year degree in Civil Engineering. Erin is a fourth-year recipient of a Schweiger Scholarship. A member of the Tenaya Hall Honors Society, her engineering studies have explored interests in bridges, alternative transportation, and land development. Erin also loves working with children and instilling an interest in engineering through her involvement in the Society of Civil Engineers and it's "Building Big" project. She is also active in the University Chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineering, the Society of Women Engineers, the Cal Poly Color Guard Team, and the Johnson Ave. Church of Christ College Age Group. Erin says, "Without the additional help of this scholarship, I wouldn't be able to participate in so many events that help me learn more about my field."
Day, Teri
$1,500
West Linn, Oregon
BS - Accounting at Linfield College

Teri Day

Teri Day of West Linn, Oregon is a senior at Linfield College, and she will graduate in June with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. Remarkably, Teri has attained this goal while also being a full-time mother of two boys, a wife, and bookkeeper with Advanced American Diving. Teri plans on continuing her education to earn an MBA from the University of Phoenix. Teri is a member of the American Institute of Chartered Public Accountants, participating in their mentoring program, and plans to take the CPA exam next year. Having attended all the previous Schweiger Scholarship dinners in the past, Teri is pleased to be a recipient this year. Teri says, "The age of a student does not alter their depth of determination nor the level of success they can obtain. However, financial restrictions place undue hardships that are reduced through the support and recognition by the Schweiger Memorial Scholarship Fund."
Duyck, Jake
$3,000
Cornelius, Oregon
BS - Physics at Eastern Oregon Umiv.

Jake Duyck

Jake Duyck of Cornelius, Oregon is a junior at Eastern Oregon University, pursuing a degree in Physics with a minor in Engineering. Once his Bachelor's in Physics is complete next year, Jake plans to get a degree in Engineering at Oregon State University. "The truth is I love both areas of study equally," says Jake. "Engineering applies practical math to structures and systems that people use everyday without notice." Jake says construction and engineering combine brains and brawn, and when they work together, great things are possible. As a four-time recipient, Jake notes, "This scholarship is a challenge to be better, work harder, and give all life's aspirations one hundred and ten percent." Jake is on the Dean's List at Eastern Oregon University, and he is a member of the Math and Physics Club.
Hoffman, Kevin
$3,000
Canby, Oregon
BS - CEM at OSU

Kevin Hoffman

Kevin Hoffman of Canby, Oregon is a senior at Canby High School and hopes to enroll in the Construction Engineering Management Program at Oregon State University next year. A first-time scholarship winner, it appears Kevin has begun majoring in construction even in high school, while also taking classes at Clackamas Community College. Kevin said, "Throughout my schooling and job opportunities, I have seen many possible paths and careers that are available, but none have intrigued me as much as that of the construction industry." Kevin worked as an intern last summer with a large construction firm where he was able to apply his interest, his education, and even his proficiency in Spanish, receiving high praise. As a National Honor Society student at Canby High School, Kevin has been recognized at Student of the Month in Construction and Spanish. He is also active in the Speech Team, the Outdoor Society, and the Key Club.
Lee, Tyron
$1,500
Sutherlin, Oregon
BS - CEM at OSU

Tyron Lee

Tyron Lee of Sutherlin, Oregon is a junior at Oregon state University in the Construction engineering Management Program, having transferred from Linn Benton Community College. An active volunteer firefighter, Tyron has an Associate of Arts and minor in Fire Science from Umpqua Community College, where he was on the President's Honor Roll and an Outstanding Student in Economics. Tyron's transferred credits qualify him for OSU Presiden'ts Honor Roll. Tyron's ultimate goal is to have his own construction company building residential developments. "Being a recipient of this scholarship will benefit my career in construction engineering management because it will allow me to participate in an intership that I may not be paid for." he says. Tyron is also active in the Associated General Contractors, and enjoys intramural football, basketball and soccer.
Linderman, Kevin
$2,000
Roseburg, Oregon
BS - CEM at OSU

Kevin Linderman

Kevin Linderman of Roseburg, Oregon is a sophomore at Oregon state University and plans to graduate with a degree in Construction Engineering Management. Kevin has clear personal goals which include graduation with a minor in business administration and a professional engineer's license, and eventually owning his own company. Kevin notes, "I want to be able to look back at my career and see what I have done for my community and say, 'Yes, I have made a difference and my work has been a success.'" In appreciation of the scholarship, Kevin says, "It is organizations like yours that ensure the strength of the construction industry for years to come." Kevin plays football, basketball, and baseball, and is active in student leadership and 4-H.
Luciano, Francis
$1,500
Washougal, Washington
AA in Eng. at Clark Com. College

Francis Luciano

Francis Luciano of Washougal, Washington is a senior at Washougal High School and plans to attend Clark Community College and Brigham Young University to get a degree in Engineering. Born in Fiji, Francis says he wants to be an engineer because he has always been fascinated with using his imagination to create and build things and make them work. He counts among his high school awards recognition in Who's Who Among american High School Students, varsity letters in soccer and basket ball, a Life Boy Scout, Certificate of Outstanding Performance, and Master Scriptorian in Seminary from the Church of Latter-Day Saints. He is also active in the Leadership Experience Organization Club, National Honor Society, Letterman's Club, International Club and Youth Choir.
Olsen, Cole
$1,500
Lincoln City, Oregon
BS - Eng. at OSU

Cole Olsen

Eben "Cole" Olsen of Lincoln City, Oregon is a junior at Oregon state University pursuing a degree in Engineering. Cole has delayed his degree by a year to get valuable work experience through co-op experience as an intern with a municipal transportation and traffic engineering department, and now with a national engineering firm in structural engineering. Among Cole's achievements at OSU are the Drucilla Shepard Smith Scholastic Award (having a 4.0 throughout his junior year), the Waldo-Cummings Outstanding Student Award, and winner of OSU's Top 50 Leaders Award. Cole notes in receiving a Schweiger Scholarship, "It is great to be recognized by a scholarship organization, but as the MasterCard people say 'being recognized by a scholarship organization already established in the industry I aspire to become a part of - priceless.'" Cole is participating in the ASCE Steel Bridge Design Team and served as ASCE Memorial Union's Vice President last year.
Sprague, Kati
$1,500
Canby, Oregon
BS - CEM at OSU

Kati Sprague

Kati Sprague of Canby, Oregon is a sophomore at Oregon State University pursuing degrees in Construction Engineering Management and Business Adminsitration. Kati received her second Schweiger Scholarship in 2002 in addition to the Associated General Contractors Undergraduate Scholarship, the Otto Herman Memorial Scholarship, the James and Nancy Johnson Scholarship, and the Construction Financial Management Association Scholarship. An OSU Honor Roll student, Kati is involved in Oregon State chapters of three national honor societies. Currently running for vice president, Kati has also been involved in the student chapter of the Associated General Contractors. Growing up in and working for an underground contruction business, Kati desires to become a successful project manager and business woman in the construction world. An upcoming summer intership as a field engineer with a major firm out of state will provide another relevant experience toward acieving that goal.
Westermann, Corey
$2,000
Oregon City, Oregon
BS - CE at OSU

Corey Westermann

Corey Westermann of Oregon City, Oregon is a junior at Oregon State University pursuing a degree in Civil Engineering. This is Corey's fouth Schweiger Scholarship and he has interned with Advanced American Diving Services for three summers. "I'm nearly finished with my third year of college. I do not know if I would be able to say that if it wasn't for Schweiger Memorial Scholarship Fund and Advanced American Diving," says Corey. At OSU Corey is in the Honors College, a Presidential Scholar, Engineering Dean's Scholar & Colonel, and Mrs. Robert Scott Civil Engineering Scholar. His extracurricular activities include participation in the National and Student Chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers, the Oregon State University Ultimate Frisbee Club, and Campus Crusade for Christ.
Williamson, Seth
$1,500
Roseburg, Oregon
BS - CEM at OSU

Seth Williamson

Seth Williamson of Roseburg, Oregon is a junior at Oregon State University and plans to graduate with a Bachelor's degree in Construction Engineering Management. While at OSU, Seth has remained on the Honor Roll, has been nominated to the National Honor Society of Collegiate Scholars, and received the Athletic/Academic award. Seth is also a member of the OSU Crew Team and active as a member of the student chapter of the AGC, in three intramural sports, a math tutor, Adopt-A-Highway and his church group. Upon graduation, Seth's goal is to enter the field of heavy civil highway construction and eventually to own his own company. In addition to doing well in school and working as a project engineer intern, Seth recognizes the importance of building on his interpersonal skills and maintaining his personal values instilled in him by his family and his religious beliefs and wants to transfer them into a successful career. "Receiving a scholarship shows that someone believes in you and is willing to invest in your future." says Seth.
Winkler, Kyle
$1,500
Clackamas, Oregon
BS - CEM at OSU

Kyle Winkler

Kyle Winkler of Clackamas, Oregon is a senior at Clackamas High School and plans to attend Oregon State University and major in Construction Engineering Management. In his sophomore year, Kyle decided he wanted to become an engineer. He says engineers are crucial to the successful completion of a construction project, because without a project engineer, you would have builders, architects, and other workers running around with no guidance. "Let's face it," he says, "without construction, the world wouldn't go around." In High School, Kyle is on the Principal's Honor Roll. He took second place for intermediate lathing in the Clackamas County Skills Competition, and received an All League Honorable Mention for football and was voted team captain. Kyle also commits a lot of his spare time to the community and kids. He has volunteered with a youth football camp, Waverly Children's Home, Doernbecher's Children's Hospital, and the Lott Whitcomb Elementary After School Program.
Chernishov, Andrey
$2,000
Woodburn, Oregon
BS - CE at OSU

Andrey Chernishov

Andrey Chernishov of Woodburn, Oregon is a freshman at Oregon State University. His plans are either for a Bacherlor of Science degree in Construction Engineering Management, or a Master's in Civil Engineering. Andrey is receiving his second Forrest L. Schweiger Memorial Scholarship. Andrey's goal is to own his own civil engineering or construction business. He says, "I want to learn and use my knowledge for the benefit of the public by constructing buildings that prove to be safe, efficient, and satisfy the needs of the public as well as the environment. I don't want to be just another American citizen, I want to be someone that can use their knowledge through higher education to make Oregon, and everywhere I work, a better place." At OSU, Andrey is serving as the Student Relations and Class Representative for the American Society of Civil Engineers Chapter, and plans to become president next year.
Courter, Erin
$2,000
Paso Robles, California
BS - CE at Cal. Poly. State Univ.

Erin Courter

Erin Courter of Paso Robles, California, is a three-time recipient of a Forrest L. Schweiger Memorial Scholarship. An honor student, Erin is attending her third year at California Polytechnic State University and working towards a degree in Civil Engineering. She has recently added a large load of volunteering to her schedule. She is Vice President of Community Outreach for the Society of Civil Engineers, where, in addition to setting up blood and food drives, she is involved with Building Big. "Building big is an important activity for me because it is the Universities way to reach out to young, impressionable children and help them learn about Civil Engineering in an exciting way," says Erin. She is also a student member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and surveying captain for this years ASCE conference. While in school, Erin also works part-time at an engineering firm.
Duyck, Jacob
$1,500
Cornelius, Oregon
BS - Physics at Eastern Oregon Umiv.

Jacob Duyck

Jacob Duyck of Cornelius, Oregon, is a sophomore at Eastern Oregon University, and another three-time recipient of a Schweiger Scholarship. Jacob plans to get a Bachelor of Science in Physics at EOU, and then spend another year at OSU getting a graduate degree in Civil Engineering. Jacob says, "An engineer is responsible for the safety of the people using the structure as well as creating a design that is builder friendly enough to be built and maintained safely. Construction and engineering form a beautiful marriage that breed's innovation and progress. Together they make the world we know and love, and will continue shaping our way of life as long as man desires to create." While on the Dean's List at EOU, Jacon finds time to be a member of the Physics Club and enjoys playing piano, fishing, skeet shooting, and photography. He also works on a farm during the summer.
Izatt, Kyle
$1,500
Pasco, Washington
BS - Const. Mgmt. at Central Wash, Univ.

Kyle Izatt

Kyle Izatt of Pasco, Washington, is a junior at Central Washington University. this is Kyle's third Forrest L. Schweiger Memorial Fund Scholarship. After getting his degree in Constuction Management, Kyle plans to continue his education and obtain an MBA. Kyle's career goal is to own and operate a construction management company specializing in construction of residential and small commercial buildings. Kyle worked as an intern last summer at Bosch Construction Company. At CWU, he is a member of the National Honor Society and the Dean's Scholar List. Kyle served as an alternate member of the residential team that competed in the Associated Schools of Construction estimating contest in Reno. Kyle is a student member of the Associated General Contractors of America and is runnning for Vice President of the student chapter of the National Association of Home Builders. He is an intramural wrestler and also enjoys hunting, fishing, and skiing.
Jones, Jason
$1,500
Pullman, Washington
BS - Const. Mgmt. at WSU

Jason Jones

Jason Jones of Pullman, Washington, is an Honors College student at Washington State University. Jason is in his fouth year at WSU and plans on graduating next year with degrees in Construction Management and Business Administration (Real Estate). Jason has also received a Forrest L Schweiger Memorial Fund Scholarship last year. After school, Jason is considering project management, design-build, starting his own business, or even going to law schools to become an expert in construction law. "The only thing for sure," says Jason, "is that people are always going to be building and expanding, and I want to be a big part of this process." Jason has received numerous awards for academic excellence and is an active volunteer and paticipant in Young Life and Campus Crusade for Christ, Student Alumni Connection, Stimson Hall Government, and intramural sports. Last but not least, Jason plans to marry "the girl of his dreams" this summer!
Larson, Jeff
$2,000
Banks, Oregon
BS - Eng. at OSU

Jeff Larson

Jeff Larson of Banks, Oregon is a sophomore at Oregon State University's College of Engineering. He is also a third-time Schweiger Scholarship recipient. He plans to receive a degree in mechanical engineering with an emphasis in thermal and fluid science, or mechanics. He notes, "While not directly studying Civil or Construction Engineering, I know these fields intertwine with Mechanical Engineering. It is my goal to work for a company that does not focus specifically on civil engineering or mechanical engineering, but is able to efficiently and precisely address both types." Also an intern at Advanced American Diving last summer, Jeff says, "To me, the largest apparent challenge is to be able to utilize many different resources to generate a cost effective product that benefits the public and the industry." In addition to his studies, Jeff is actively involved with the Ultimate Frisbee Sports Club and Campus Crusaders for Christ.
Michaels, Matthew
$1,500
Klamath Falls, Oregon
HVAC Cert. at Universal Tech. Insti.

Matthew Michaels

Matthew Michaels of Klamath Falls, is a senior at Henley High School. A first-time Forrest L. Schweiger Memorial Fund Scholarship recipient, Matthew has been accepted at Universal Technical Institue in Phoenix, Arizona. Matthew hopes to receive his certification as an Air Conditioning, Refrigeration and Heating Technician. "Air quality is a central concern for mechanical designers and contractors in almost all construction projects. The ultimate success or failure of a construction project rests on its indoor environmental quality." says Matthew. After school and his apprenticeship, Matthew hopes to become a journeyman in the HVAC industry. "I also have dreams of becoming more independant and opening my own business and working alongside of the people who build the world." says Matthew. He is also on the Honor Roll and have received Certificates of Initial Mastery in Math, Reading, and Writing. He is active in 4-H, a member of the ski club and an avid hunter, fisher, and snowboarder.
Ottley, Taralyn
$1,500
McMinville, Oregon
Undeclared at Univ. of Utah

Taralyn Ottley

Taralyn Ottley of McMinnville, Oregon, is a senior at McMinnville High School and a first-time recipient of a Forrest L. Schweiger Memorial Fund Scholarship. As an honor roll student at McMinnville High, Tatalyn's goals include continuing her passion and talents in the wood working business, and being able to attend the University of Utah with the help of the scholarship. At school, Taralyn is in the National Honors Society, Key club, Model United Nations, and Thespians. In addition to being elected McMinnville's representative for Yamhill County Youth Action Council, she also volunteers for Oregon Student Safety on the Move, peer court, and the Boys and Girls AIDS Society. She works at the Deli Yogurt Express and the Family Health Center, and helps teach a carpentry class at night for adults. After college, Taralyn plans to start a wood working business or join her grandfather in his construction business.
Salgado, Cruz
$2,000
Woodburn, Oregon
AA - Arch. at Chemeketa Com. Col.

Cruz Salgado

Cruz Salgado of Woodburn, Oregon, is a freshman at Chemeketa Community College, the first person in his family to attend college. This second Forrest L Schweiger Memorial Fund Scholarship will help Cruz achieve his goal of studying architecture and civil engineering. Cruz is also determined to fulfill a sense of responsibility to his family and friends to make a positive contribution to his community and to be a role model to other young people. By studying architecture and civil engineering, Cruz hopes to build safe buildings and improve construction safety. Cruz says, "An architect shows the art in architecture in life, and how math and art is combined in construction." He says combining that with civil engineering gives security to the architecture from the ground up. Outside academics, Cruz is involved with singing and drama at his church. His athletic interests include soccer and running marathons.
Seevers, John
$2,000
Corvallis, Oregon
BS - CEM at OSU

John Seevers

John Seevers of Corvallis, Oregon is pursuing a Post-Baccalaureate degree in Construction Engineering Management at Oregon State University. John also has a Bachelor of Science degree in Food Science and Technology. John has worked as a carpenter, laborer, and owner of a small construction company. He is returning to school to reach new levels and challenges in construction. He says, "My goal is to be in management utilizing the skills from the first part of my career and the skills that I am learning now." John is married and has two children. John is also active in his church and the Associated General Contractors Chapter at OSU. His hard work has paid off with four terms on the honor roll as well as Clyde and Mark Spencer National Women in Construction - Eugene Chapter, and Asphalt Pavement Association of Oregon Scholarships.
Sprague, Kati
$1,500
Canby, Oregon
BS - CEM at OSU

Kati Sprague

Kati Sprague of Canby, Oregon, is a freshman at Oregon State University. A second-year recipient of a Forrest L. Schweiger Memorial Fund Scholarship. Kati is enrolled in the pre-engineering program majoring in the Construction Cngineering Management and Business Administration. She says, "Combining these degrees will give me flexibility to work not only in my family's business, but other aspects of the contruction industry and possibly own a construction related business. There is no reason women cannot be just as successful as men in this field, and I hope to demonstrate this through my hard work and determination." Kati has also worked in the underground construction company established by her father and grandfather since she was young. Kati is a freshman Representative for the Student Chapter of the Associated General Contractors, and a member of the Phi Eta Sigma and Alpha Lambda Delta National Honor Societies at OSU.
Tomic, Gregory
$2,000
West Linn, Oregon
BS - CEM at OSU

Gregory Tomic

Gregory Tomic of West Linn, Oregon, is a sophomore at Oregon State University, pursuing a degree in Construction Engineering Management. This will be the second year Greg has received a Forrest L. Schweiger Memorial Fund Scholarship. He works summers and breaks at H&R Construction in Tigard, Oregon. Greg says, "These experiences have allowed me an opportunity to see first hand the direct relationship between what I have been learning in school and what skills are required in the construcion management industry." Upon graduating from OSU, he plans to work for a medium sized firm, and eventually, to be a partner in his own construction/development company. At OSU, Greg is a Diversity Scholar and involved in a number of extracurricular activities. Greg helps with fund raising for a Make-A-Wish Foundation and the Doernbecher Children's Hospital, and is a member of the Student Health Services Committee the Executive and Judicial Boards of Sigma Chi.
Westermann, Corey
$2,000
Oregon City, Oregon
BS - CE at OSU

Corey Westermann

Corey Westermann of Oregon City, Oregon is a sophomore at Oregon state University and a three-time recipient of a Forrest L. Schweiger Memorial Fund Scholarship. Corey has known he wanted to be an engineer since he was a freshman in high school. While he has struggled to decide between civil engineering, menchanical engineering, and construction engineering management, he plans to apply to the Professional Civil Engineering Program this spring. Corey says he is anxious to become involved in structure design, maintenance, and construction. Corey is enrolled in the Honors College, and is taking a full load of engineering credits. He worked as a summer intern at Advanced American Diving Services last year, and received numerous academic recognitions at OSU, including being named a Presidential and Eric R. Smith Engineering Scholar. He enjoys intramural vollyball, soccer, basketball and frisbee at OSU, where he is also a member of Campus Crusade for Christ.
Chernishov, Andrey
$2,000
Woodburn, Oregon
BS - CE at OSU

Andrey Chernishov

Andrey Chernishov of Woodburn, Oregon, is a senior at Woodburn High School and plans to pursue a degree in Civil Engineering at Oregon State University. Upon completion of his degree, Andrey wishes to pursue a Master's degree in Civil Engineering and work for the Oregon Department of Transportation. "Engineering is in my blood. My great-grandfather was a civil engineer in the old country of Russia, and my father is licensed and bonded in wood working, painting, drywall, roofing, and decks," says Andrey. "Being exposed to the field of construction everyday, I have grown accustomed to its benefits to the world. Building a place for a family to live in makes me feel that I'm doing my part in helping the world," he continues. Oregon State Senator, Roger Beyer recently recognized Andrey, for his accomplishments as a Russian Orthodox ASB Vice President. He holds three academic letters, three athletic awards, and has received numerous Outstanding Student Achievement awards.
Courter, Erin
$2,000
Paso Robles, California
BS - CE at Cal. Poly. State Univ.

Erin Courter

Erin Courter of Paso Robles, California, is a second time recipient of a Forrest L. Schweiger Memorial Scholarship. Erin is an honors student attending her second year at California Polytechnic State University, working towards a degree in Civil Engineering. "My main career goal is to use my profession to better my community and interest in children in Civil Engineering," says Erin. Erin plans to start accomplishing her goal of getting children interested in Civil Engineering by helping the children in her hometown community to build a skate park. "They can get involved by helping in the design and maybe even help to construct several facets of the park," says Erin. Erin is actively involved with the Society of Civil Engineers, American Society of Civil Engineers, Johnson Avenue Church of Christ, and Young Professional's Youth Group.
Duyck, Jacob
$1,500
Cornelius, Oregon
BS - Physics at Eastern Oregon Umiv.

Jacob Duyck

Jacob Duyck of Cornelius, Oregon, is a second time recipient of a Forrest L. Schweiger Memorial Scholarship. Jacob is currently a freshman at Eastern Oregon University pursuing a degree in Civil Engineering. He is enrolled in the three-two engineering program at EOU to complete all his lower division classes and electives, and then will transfer to Oregon State University to complete his degree. Upon graduation, Jacob hopes to gain employment with an engineering firm here in the Pacific Northwest, and possibly pursue a Master's degree in engineering." A civil engineer plays a major role in the construction field. Engineers and construction cannot exist without each other, they exist because of each other," says Jacob. "My real goal is to some day be able to say I was a part of that," he continues. Jacob is currently part of the "Set Construction" crew for EOU's Drama department. He is also a three-time "Cranial Pursuit" champion.
Izatt, Kyle
$1,500
Pasco, Washington
BS - Const. Mgmt. at Central Wash, Univ.

Kyle Izatt

Kyle Izatt of Pasco, Washington, is a second time Forrest L. Schweiger Memorial Scholarship recipient. Kyle is pursuing a BS in Construction Management at Central Washington University. Upon completion of this degree, Kyle wishes to continue his education and obtain an MBA. His career goal is to own and operate a construction management compnay specializing in construction of residential and small commercial buildings. Kyle's interest in construction management began in hgih school where he started working after school for Lampson Crane Company. Kyle continued his construction work experience as a 2000 summer intern at CH2M Hill, in Richland, Washington. "This position allowed me to further understand construction from the inside," says Kyle. "CH2M Hill provided me training and hands-on experience in planning and scheduling construction jobs," he continues. Kyle is a student member of the associated General Contractors of America, holds an OSHA Site Safety Supervisor Card, and is a Dean's List Scholar.
Johnson, Matthew
$2,000
Salem, Oregon
BS - CEM at OSU

Matthew Johnson

Matthew Johnson of Salem, Oregon, is an honors student at Oregon State University, planning to graduate with a degree in Construction Engineering Management. Matthew has had an interest in construction since building with blocks in early childhood. His interest continued after high school working as a laborer and as a framer. "As a construction engineer and manager, I want to work with people to create something significant. I want to look at a building or road and know it is there because of my work," says Matthew. "I also want responsibility and to be trusted to make important decisions. I want to spend more time being the person to whom people come to ask what they should do and less time the person asking," Matthew continues. In addition to academics, Matthew is a student member of the Associated General Contractors of America, and enjoys recreational sports such as basketball, softball and golf.
Jones, Jason
$1,500
Pullman, Washington
BS - Const. Mgmt. at WSU

Jason Jones

Jason Jones of Pullman, Washington, is an Honors College student at Washington State University, pursuing a degree in both Construction Management and Business Administration. Jason has been interested in the field of construction since childhood, visiting his father's project management sites. Jason has practical construction experience working for Poe Construction. His career aspiration is to become a commercial construction project manager, or to get into design-build. "My career goals in the construction industry are to be successful and make a difference," says Jason. "I have also thought about the developing side of the industry, and possibly starting my own business." Jason is actively involved in WSU's Associated Students of Construction Management, Student Alumni Connection, Intramural Sports, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and Stimson Hall Government. He has received numerous awards of excellence including, the University Achievement Award, QFC & Coca-Cola Award of Excellence, and Outstanding Student Nominee for the School of Architecture and Construction Management.
Larson, Jeff
$2,000
Banks, Oregon
BS - Eng. at OSU

Jeff Larson

Jeff Larson of Banks, Oregon, is a second time recipient of a Forrest L. Schweiger Memorial Scholarship. He also received an Oregon State Diversity Achievement Scholarship and a Bank's Parents Association Scholarship in 2000. Jeff is currently a freshman at Oregon State University's College of Engineering, and plans to receive a degree in either Civil or Mechanical Engineering. While working for a small manufacturing shop last summer, Jeff learned the importance or strong communication between engineers and those who are building the project. Jeff hopes upon graduation to design for a company or work for an engineering consulting firm. "As an engineer, I hope to work directly with customers including construction companies, to try and provide cost-effective, and structurally and mechanically sound answers to their questions," says Jeff. In addition to his studies, Jeff is actively involved with the Ultimate Frisbee Sports club, intra mural basketball and flag football teams, and with the inter-varsity Christian Fellowship Bible Study.
Salgado, Cruz
$2,000
Woodburn, Oregon
AA - Arch. at Chemeketa Com. Col.

Cruz Salgado

Cruz Salgado of Woodburn, Oregon is a senior at Woodburn High School, and wishes to pursue a degree in Architecture at the University of Oregon. He has already received college credit from Chemeketa Community College. Cruz is the first person in this family to attend college. He hopes to pursue his dream of becoming an architect, and then give his knowledge and experience back to his community. Cruz knows that in order to achieve your goals, you must always maintain a positive outlook on life. Through hard work, commitment to service, and always giving the best of himself, Cruz is well on his way to achieving his goals. In addition to academics, Cruz is actively involved with the high school soccer team. He also contributes to his community by helping to teach local parents about the benefits of enhancing the educaton of their children.
Sprague, Kati
$1,500
Canby, Oregon
BS - CEM at OSU

Kati Sprague

Kati Sprague of Canby, Oregon, is a senior honors student at Canby High School, planning to pursue a degree in Construction Engineering Management at Oregon State University this fall. Kati wishes to use her education at OSU to better her knowledge of project scheduling, budgeting and delivery. She looks forward to learning how to meet the challenges of integrating a construction project's many elements. "My goal, aside from earning a CEM degree, is to become an integral part of a company that invests in quality management to build successful construction projects," says Kati. "A CEM degree will improve my ability to give clear direction to others, which will help to enhance productivity," she continues. Kati is secretary of the Future Business Leaders of America organization, and a member of the National Honor Society. She has been involved with Youth Leadership at a New Life Church, and holds two varsity soccer letters, and an 11th grade academic letter.
Tomic, Gregory
$2,000
West Linn, Oregon
BS - CEM at OSU

Gregory Tomic

Gregory Tomic of West Linn, Oregon, is a freshman Diversity Scholar at Oregon State University, pursuing a degree in Construction Engineering Management. Gregory's father is an architect, he has virtually grown-up around construction. "Growing up in this atmosphere, everyone knew I was going to do something with construction," says Gregory. To gain practical construction engineering experience, Gregory works summers and breaks at H&R Construction in Tigard, Oregon. "I'm trying to combine my academic studies, my interests in my career, and practical work experiences in the field, to be prepared to move into a successful career in Construction Engineering Management," says Gregory. Upon graduating from OSU, he plans to work for a medium-sized firm, and eventually hopes to be a partner in his own construction/development company. In addition to academics, Gregory serves on the Student Health Services Committee at OSU, and is actively involved in philanthropy with the Make-a-Wish Foundation and Doernbecher Children's Hospital.
Westermann, Corey
$2,000
Oregon City, Oregon
BS - CE at OSU

Corey Westermann

Corey Westermann of Oregon City, Oregon, is a second time recipient of a Forrest L. Schweiger Memorial Scholarship. "It was the generosity of the Schweriger Scholarship committee and my employment as an intern at Advanced American Diving last year, that enabled me to enroll in the College of Engineering at Oregon State University as a sophomore this fall," says Corey. Corey's options for a major includes Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Contruction Engineering Management. He has been accepted into the Honors College, taking advanced classes in subjects such as Honors Chemistry for Engineers and Vector Calculus. With a new interest in commercial diving, Corey took a course in Open Water SCUBA throughout the term, gaining insight into many aspects of the underwater construction and inspection processes. Upon completion of the engineering program at Oregon State University, Corey plans to pursue his master's degree in the field of engineering as well.
Bodenlos, Kainan
$4,000
Madras, Oregon
BS - CEM at OSU

Kainan Bodenlos

Kainan Bodenlos of Madras, Oregon, is a Junior Honors student in the Construction Engineering Management Program at Oregon State University. Kainan's interest in construction and engineering began at an early age as he listened to his grandfather, an owner/operator of a sucessful highway firm, describe his work, rewards, and sense of accomplishment. Today, in addition to his scholastic work, Kainan is gaining practical experience in the field of construction. He has recently accepted an intership with a large construction company, Rudolph and Sletten, who are involved in the design and construction of large buildings. Kainan is a student member of the Associated General Contractors of America and Society of Civil Engineers, and received his Master Divers Certification in 1999.
Courter, Erin
$2,000
Paso Robles, California
BS - CE at Cal. Poly. State Univ.

Erin Courter

Erin Courter of Paso Robles, California, is an Honors student attending her first year at California Polytechnic State University, working towards a BS degree in Civil Engineering. Before applying to the Civil Engineering Program at Cal Poly, Erin met with various professional civil engineers and spent time surveying a landslide job on Highway 1 near Carmel, California. After seeing first-hand what engineers do, Erin decided that she wanted to pursue a lifelong career in the field of engineering. She currently wishes to concentrate her studies in transportation and structures. Erin's continuous interest in figuring out how things are soundly constructed, combined with her excellent mathematical ability, support her career choice as well. In addition to her studies, Erin is actively involved with the American Society of Civil Engineers, Cal Poly Color Guard Team, Johnson Avenue Church of Christ, and Young Professional's Youth Group.
Duyck, Jacob
$1,500
Cornelius, Oregon
BS - Physics at Eastern Oregon Umiv.

Jacob Duyck

Jacob Duyck of Cornelius, Oregon, is a Senior National Honors student at Banks High School, and plans to pursue a BS in Civil Engineering at either Eastern Oregon University, or Oregon State University. Ranked 4 of 86 in his Senior Class, Jacob has been actively involved in athletics as well as serving as Senior Class Vice President, and volunteering on various church and community committees. Jacob has chosen to puesue a career in engineering partly because of his talent with creating original Lego designs as a young man, his gifted math ability in high school, and his never ending curiosity for all things abstract, unnatural and useful. Jacob realizes that without engineers, construction crews would have nothing to go by, no specifications to meet, no list of materials, and no organization. Engineers make construction projects less expensive for the investors, safer for the everyday people using them, and more orderly and safe for the crews erecting them.
Izatt, Kyle
$1,500
Pasco, Washington
BS - Const. Mgmt. at Central Wash, Univ.

Kyle Izatt

Kyle Izatt of Pasco, Washington, is an Honors student pursuing a BS in Construction Management of Central Washington University. Upon completion of his degree, Kyle wishes to continue his education and obtain an MBA. His career goal is to own and operate a construction management company, specializing in construction of residential and small commercial buildings. Kyle's interest in Construction Management began in High School where he started working after school for Lampson Crane Company. Kyle continues his construction work experience today, working as an installer for Perfection Glass Company during summers, and breaks. Kyle is a student member of the Associated General Contractors of America, and has received both an Adademic Letter and an Outstanding Mathematics Scholar Award.
Larson, Jeff
$2,000
Banks, Oregon
BS - Eng. at OSU

Jeff Larson

Jeff Larson of Banks, Oregon, is a senior at Banks High School, and plans to pursue a degree in Civil Engineering at Oregon State University. Jeff has achieved the honor roll each semester of High School. He has been an active participant in Varsity Soccer and Track, founded the Fellowship of Christian Athletes chapter at Banks High School. Jeff has always been interested in constructing towns and cities, starting with dirt, moving on to Lego's, and continuing now with drafting programs and realistic models. Jeff is interested in civil engineering because civil engineers are the people who decide where the construction will occur, what material should be used and how the project can be designed safely. He realizes that civil engineering is an important career field not only  to construction-related fields, but also to the people who use highways, public buildings, and utilities every day.
Mason, Megan
$2,000
Oregon City, Oregon
BS - CE at BYU

Megan Mason

Megan Mason of Oregon City, Oregon, is a Senior National Honors Student at Oregon City High School. She will attend Brigham Young University this August to pursue a BS in Civil Engineering, and also hopes to obtain a Master's degree in the same area of study. Engineering is heavily involved with mathematics and Megan's high ACT mathematics scores, and number one ranking in her calculus class, supprt her desire to pursue a career in the field of engineering. Megan hopes that the knowledge she gains through her pursuit of engineering will bring new ideas to the world of construction. In addition to her academic achievements, Megan has been actively involved with Link Crew, Seminary, her church youth group, and the "Kids Making Miracles" Committee for Doernbecher Children's Hospital.
Mattson, Garrett
$2,000
Beavercreek, Oregon
BS - Const. Mgmt. at BYU-Utah

Garrett Mattson

Garret Mattson of Beavercreek, Oregon, is a senior at Mollala River High School, and plans on pursuing a degree in either Construction Project Management of Civil Engineering. Garrett has obtained an Academic Letter and the honor roll every trimester of high school, and recently won the ELKS National Foundation, 2000 "Most Valuable Student" scholarship competition. Garrett is currently a Boy Scouts of America Eagle Scout and has won numerous awards within the organization. Garrett plans on attending Ricks College in Rexburg, Idaho during the fall semester 2000, and hopes to complete his BS degree at either Brigham Young University or the University of Portland. Garrett loves to build and wishes to succeed in construction to carry on the tradition of quality craftmanship that his father and grandfather both enjoyed.
Miller, Jeff
$3,000
Springfield, Oregon
BS - CEM at OSU

Jeff Miller

Jeff Miller of Springfield, Oregon, is a junior at Oregon State University, pursuing a BS in Construction Engineering Management, with a monor in Business, Jeff is a student member of the Associated General Contractors of America. He has also been awarded with a scholarship from AGC, a Ford Scholarship, and a Hugh O'Brian Award. Jeff's career goal is to work for a smaller construction company where he is able to build relationships with owners, laborers, and engineers. Jeff's passion is for Heavy Civil Contruction. He wishes to play a major role in Oregon's future in maintaining roadways to handle present and future demands of growing cities. Upon establishing himself within the industry, Jeff hopes to promote education at the secondary level to spark student interest in construction and construction related fields.
Moroney, Nathan
$3,000
Corvallis, Oregon
BS - CEM at OSU

Nathan Moroney

Nathan Moroney of Corvallis, Oregon, is a Junior Honors student at Oregon State University, pursuing a BS in Construction Engineering Management. In addition to his Student-Athlete awards, Nathan was elected Ambassador for the Oregon State College of Engineering from September 1999 through January 2000. He currently serves as a student member of the Associated General Contractors of America. Nathan's goal is to become someone in the construction industry that people enjoy both hiring and working under. He would like to pursue his career with a small company where he can have personal contact with the owners, and can develop meaningful relationships with the people he works with within the construction company.
Westermann, Corey
$2,000
Oregon City, Oregon
BS - CE at OSU

Corey Westermann

Corey Westermann of Oregon City, Oregon, is a Senior National Honors student at Oregon City High School and plans on attending the Pre-Engineering program at Oregon State University, majoring in either Computer or Structural Engineering. Upon completion of this program, Corey plans to pursue his Master's degree in the field of engineering. Since childhood, Corey has had a passion for putting things together and taking them apart, building, and learning how things work. His strong academic interest in design, science and mathematics in high school, support his decision to pursue a lifelong career in the field on engineering. With his 4.0 GPA, Corey has been awarded the Presidential Scholar Award and participates in the Talented and Gifted program at Oregon City High School. He is currently active in Varsity Atheletics, Science Club, Student Senate and Oregon City's Evangelical Church Youth Group.