Jacksonville, FL - The Haskell Academic Scholarship Committee has awarded four more scholarships to children of Haskell’s employees. Each scholarship winner will receive annual scholarships of $1,000 per academic year up to $4,000 during their college experience. Scholarship winners were selected based on their high school academic performance, future potential, leadership and participation in school and community activities, work experience, personal statement of career and educational aspiration and goals. In addition, each applicant was required to submit three letters of reference in regards to their personal attributes and career focus.
“We are proud to support the growth of our team member’s children as they pursue their careers. The scholarship committee members were highly impressed by each individual winner’s high school experience and outside activities. We are honored to be able to provide financial support as a first step in achieving their career goals,” said Executive Vice President of Human Resources, David Thaeler.
This year’s winners are:
- Benjamin Wilson Son of Alan Wilson, Chief Architect
- Niel Kirsch Son of Dan Kirsch, Senior Architect
- Lauren Wear Daughter of Doug Wear, Project Manager
- Haley Rossman Daughter of Mike Rossman, Electrical Designer
The Haskell Academic Scholarship Program is designed to assist children of full-time Haskell Team Members pay for some of the costs of a higher education. The scholarships are awarded to selected students who want to attend an accredited two-year or four-year college, university or vocational technical school. The program was established following a recommendation provided to senior management by one of Haskell’s long-tenured employees as another way to support the Haskell extended family. The recommendation was quickly adopted and since its inception over $245,000 in scholarships has been awarded to 62 family members of Haskell employees.
Haskell, one of the industry’s leading integrated design, engineering and construction firms, offers client-focused solutions in the commercial, industrial and civil infrastructure markets. With more than $550 million in annual revenue and 1,500 completed projects to date, Haskell serves a multinational client base from strategic points across the United States and in Mexico.