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NCCER and BYF Congratulate the 2021 Build Your Future Scholarship Recipients

08/26/2021 Press Release

ALACHUA, Fla. — NCCER and Build Your Future (BYF) are proud to recognize the recipients of this year’s ABC/Build Your Future Scholarship.

BYF has partnered with Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC), through their Trimmer Construction Education Fund, to provide 10 scholarships a year to applicants pursuing a career in the construction industry. Awarding recipients $2,000 each, the ABC/Build Your Future scholarship intends to support future leaders.

Congratulations to Alaina Pruette, Clemson University; Allie Stark, Clemson University; Carson Roller, University of Wisconsin-Platteville; Diana Soriano, ABC Illinois Chapter; James Griffin, ABC Texas MidCoast Chapter; Kayla Noland, University of Arkansas, Community College at Morrilton; Kristina Humm, ABC Baltimore Chapter; Matthew Brown, Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology; Russell Damuth, Southeast Michigan Construction Academy; and, Satchel Sandifer, Tuskegee University.

NCCER and BYF are proud to contribute to this scholarship and promote training opportunities that lead to successful construction careers. For more scholarship information, visit

About NCCER NCCER is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) education foundation created by the construction industry to develop standardized curriculum and assessments with portable credentials and certifications for skilled craft professionals. NCCER provides a comprehensive workforce development system that includes accreditation, training, assessment, certification and career development solutions for the construction and maintenance industries. For more information, visit or contact NCCER customer service at 888.622.3720.

About Build Your Future – Build Your Future (BYF) is NCCER’s national image enhancement and recruitment initiative for the construction industry. Its mission is to recruit the next generation of craft professionals by making career and technical education a priority in secondary schools, shifting negative public perception about careers in the construction industry and providing a path from ambition, to training, to job placement as a craft professional. BYF provides a number of resources to assist industry, education and military organizations in achieving these goals. For more information, visit

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