2010 scholarship winners chosen by National Demolition Association
Association also adds seven board members
The National Demolition Association (NDA)
presented five college scholarships to deserving students at
their annual convention.
The Bill and Wanda Baker Scholarship was presented to Zoe Foy
of Newfoundland, Pennsylvania. Foy, a 2010 graduate of Wallenpaupack
Area High School, was nominated for this award by Haines & Kibblehouse,
Inc., Skippack, Pennsylvania.
The Patrick H. O’Rourke Scholarship was given to Samantha Hartmann
of East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, a student at East Stroudsburg
University. The scholarship’s sponsor is Haines & Kibblehouse,
Jaclyn Nicole Miller of Quakertown, Pennsylvania, received the
National Demolition Association Scholarship. The 2010 graduate
of Quakertown Community Senior High School was sponsored by Haines & Kibblehouse,
Inc. Pamela Rose Kirkpatrick of Hatfield, Pennsylvania, a student
at Messiah College, received the National Demolition Association
Southern California Chapter Scholarship. She was nominated by
Haines & Kibblehouse, Inc.
Seton Hall University student Laurel Shirk of Conklin, New York,
received the Sims Adams Scholarship. She was sponsored by Gorick
Construction Co., Inc., Binghamton, New York.
New board members
The NDA also announced the addition of seven new demolition professionals
to its board of directors.
Newly named to the board are Andrea Reveile of A & R Demolition,
Del Valle, Texas; Heidi Wellen of Gateway Environmental Service
Inc., Highland, Illinois; Bill Moore of Brandenburg Industrial
Service Co., Chicago, Illinois; Christopher Godek of New England
Yankee Construction, LLC, Milford, Connecticut; Sam Bacon of
Republic Demolition Inc., Smyrna, Georgia; Jim Martin of Sequoia
Construction Development Inc., Martinez, California; and Greg
Gray of NASDI, LLC, Waltham, Massachusetts, serving as alternate.
Continuing as the Association’s officers are Raymond Passeno,
CIH, Bierlein Companies, Midland, Michigan as president; Don
Rachel, Rachel Contracting LLC, St. Michael, Minnesota as vice
president; Jeff Kroeker, Kroeker Inc. Demolition & Recycling
Contractors, Fresno, California as secretary; Peter Banks, CEI
Boston LLC, Norfolk, Massachusetts as treasurer; and Drew Lammers,
Cohen Brothers Inc., Springfield, Ohio as past president. Michael
R. Taylor, CAE, serves as executive director.