The scholarship application deadline is June 22 for the 2018 Fall & 2019 Spring semesters.
The East Texas Builders Association proudly recognized twelve scholarship recipients during the August 8, 2017 dinner meeting hosted by Cassity Jones Building Materials.
The James Kilpatrick Scholarship Fund was established in 2002 in memory of Mr. Kilpatrick, a long time builder member of the Association and in 1992 served as ETBA President. The James Kilpatrick Scholarship is funded by the net proceeds from ETBA’s annual Sporting Clays Tournament. As of this year, ETBA has awarded $133,200 in James Kilpatrick scholarship funds to ETBA Member’s Children.
The 2017 James Kilpatrick scholarship recipients are Erin Mitchell, Bryce Harden, Landon Oney, Sarah Bradford, Nathan Mize, Kristen Evans, Bonnie Forbes, Kailee McCown, Caleb McGaugh and Tucker McGaugh.
The James Varner Memorial Scholarship was established in 2012 in memory of long time ETBA builder member, James Varner. The funds for this scholarship are raised through private donations. One Varner Scholarship is awarded each year. This year, ETBA recognized the fifth recipient of the James Varner Scholarship- Peyton Varner.
The Builders Association’s newest scholarship fund was established in 2015, in memory of ETBA’s past Executive Officer, Jimmie Snider. Mrs. Snider retired in 2010, after serving as a vital leader of the Association for 40 years. The Jimmie Snider Memorial Scholarship funds were raised through numerous memorial contributions. As of 2017, we have awarded a total of $4,500 in her precious memory. It was an honor and a privilege to have Mrs. Snider’s family present this year as we awarded the scholarship to Maxx Frick.
We are excited for the current recipients and we wish them the greatest success. It is a pleasure to remember Mr. Kilpatrick, Mr. Varner and Mrs. Snider through these scholarships.
Thanks to everyone that has contributed, the East Texas Builders Association has awarded a total of $142,700 in scholarships.