Class notes: Construction trades group announces scholarship recipients


The Yampa Valley Construction Trades Association has announced the recipients of its 2009 scholarships.

Hayden High School graduate Braylin Wertenberger plans to attend Aims Community College in Greeley to pursue a career as a certified welder. Steamboat Springs High School graduates receiving scholarships are Matthew McIntosh, Benjamin Paley and Chrissy Ford. McIntosh plans to major in construction management at Colorado State University in Fort Collins. Paley plans to major in engineering at the Colorado School of Mines in Golden. Ford expects to major in environmental and civil engineering at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, Calif.

The annual YVCTA scholarships benefit local youths who plan to pursue a career in the construction trades.

The YVCTA is a local voice for construction trades issues and meets at 7 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month at Yampa Valley Bank. All construction-related individuals are welcome to attend.


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