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NCCER and BYF Congratulate the 2021 AGC Workforce Development Scholarship Recipients

09/29/2021 Press Release

ALACHUA, Fla. — NCCER and Build Your Future (BYF) are proud to recognize the recipients of this year’s Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) Workforce Development Scholarship.

The AGC Education and Research Foundation is committed to taking steps to ensure students have the technical skills needed to immediately enter into the commercial construction workforce by offering scholarships to those pursuing a construction education. BYF has contributed to this scholarship to help students entering craft training or technical programs.

Recipients include: Aren Mowreader, Northwest College of Construction; Brad Pudvan, Saginaw Training Center; Caleb Tanner, Detroit Carpentry Apprenticeship School; Destiny Hillyard, Spokane Falls Community College; Jacob Trout, North Dakota State College of Science; John King, Steamfitters’ Local Union Training Center; Lane Libbert, State Technical College of Missouri; Logan Wagner, Mitchell Tech; Mary Fisher, Steamfitters’ Local Union Training Center; Sarah Wolenski, Marquette Carpenters & Millwrights Training Center; Sari Eid, Department of Labor, Plumbers & Pipefitters Local Union No. 333; and Wade Paxton, Northeast Community College.

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 FutureBuild 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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