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Robinson Engineering Awards Three Students with the Verlon W. Braselton Memorial Foundation Scholarship

Students and their parents were honored at Olympia Fields Country Club with a dinner and award presentation for The Verlon W. Braselton Memorial Foundation Scholarship. Robinson is committed to giving back and assisting college students from Illinois and Indiana who are seeking educations in civil engineering.

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Recipients this year included:

  • Kymberlie Hartman – Bourbonnais, IL, a Geological Engineering student at Olivet Nazarene University
  • Connor Hickey – Peru, IL, a Civil Engineering student at Valparaiso University
  • Erik Gens – Peru, IL, a Civil Engineering student at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville

The recipients were chosen by the Foundation’s Selection Committee: Mayor Don De Graff, Village of South Holland, Mayor Edward Zabrocki, Village of Tinley Park, Mr. Russ W. Prekwas, Chairman and CEO of Robinson Engineering, Mr. Christopher J. King, President, Robinson Engineering.

Selection committee member, Russ Prekwas Chairman and CEO of Robinson Engineering reflects, “We are pleased to fulfill and continue the mission of the foundation to support engineering education. The award winners are ambitious, conscientious, dependable students with far-reaching goals in the industry. We will be following their progress and wish them much success.”

About the Verlon W. Braselton Memorial Foundation:

The foundation offers scholarships to full-time undergraduate students pursuing college, university, or technical educations primarily in the field of civil engineering who have completed at least 25 credit hours. The not-for-profit corporation was formed in 1983 by the principals of Robinson Engineering.

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Scholarship Recipients & Committee, L-R, Chris King, The Honorable Don De Graff, Connor Hickey, Erik Gens, Kymberlie Hartman, Russ Prekwas, and The Honorable Ed Zabrocki

July 25, 2014  |  Community Involvement
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