While many of our associations are still collecting their 2020 scholarship applications, we would like to recognize the 2019 scholarship recipients from Construction Education Foundation of Minnesota, which was sponsored by Associated Builders & Contractors  (ABC) of Minnesota and North Dakota member companies. The foundation awarded Lisa Breitenfield a Merit Shop Construction Scholarship.

Breitenfield, a Minnesota State University Moorhead senior, is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in construction management.

She is originally from the Chicagoland area, where she earned her associate degree from the College of Lake County. At the time, the scholarship was award, Breitenfield was an intern for Comcast, on their construction project management team in St. Paul, MN.

After graduating, Lisa would like to be a construction project manager in the Minneapolis area. She is eager to enter the workforce and continue to grow as a young professional. She is very grateful for her family’s love and support in her pursuit of a degree in construction management. Lisa would like to thank the ABC of Minnesota and North Dakota for their generosity and involvement in the Fargo Moorhead community.

Hayden Kjelshus, and Calvin Wolte were also was scholarships.

Recipients of the scholarship must be employed by or are a daughter/son of an employee of, an ABC member in good standing or are a member of an ABC student chapter or are a veteran of the US Armed Services.

The 2019 sponsors were Lunseth Plumbing & Heating Co. Inc., Protouch Painting Inc., The Builder’s Group, and Willmar Electric Service.

Each scholarship winner received $1,300 each toward their construction education. All three recipients are attending college for construction management.