A total of $20,000 ($8,000 more than in past years) was awarded to 11 students who are entering the commercial construction industry. After having a record breaking number of applicants, the selection committee had the hard task of narrowing down the applications and selecting this year’s scholarship recipients.

Congratulations to the 11 students selected to receive scholarships. The future is looking very bright for the construction industry!

Nelson Fuentes

Nelson Fuentes: $4,000 Winner

East Carolina University: Construction Management

Colton Ledford

Colton Ledford: $2,000 Winner

Clemson University: Construction Management

Grace Abdoo

Grace Abdoo: $1,250 Winner

NC State University: Civil Engineering

Luke Leonard

Luke Leonard: $4,000 Winner

Appalachian State University: Building Science, Construction Management

Jackson Stone

Jackson Stone: $2,000 Winner

Clemson University: Construction Science and Management

Ethan Wilkerson

Ethan Wilkerson: $4,000 Winner

UNC Charlotte: Construction Management

Arley Gonzalez-Sarabia

Arley Gonzalez-Sarabia: $1,250 Winner

Western Carolina University: Construction Management

Additional Scholarship Winners:

  • Hunter Hedrick: Appalachian State University, Construction Management 
  • Issac Moore, Sandhills Community College: Civil Engineering  
  • Connor Weatherman, Mayland Community College: Applied Engineering  
  • Brooks Wheeler, The Citadel: Construction Engineering 
Congratulations to these winners, and all the candidates for choosing a career in such an exciting and rewarding industry! 

More Information

For more information regarding the the CAGC Foundation Scholarship program, please visit our website or call Chelsea Andujar at 704-372-1450 ext. 5229.