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    A. O. Smith and PHCC Educational Foundation Award Scholarships



    Ashland City, Tennessee (Wednesday, 25 August 2010)

    Today A. O. Smith announced the winners of two $2,500 scholarships for students pursuing plumbing-heating-cooling related studies. The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors (PHCC) Educational Foundation administers the scholarship program and is responsible for selecting the award winners. The scholarship program is designed to attract the new talent essential to the future of the plumbing and HVACR industry.

    “A. O. Smith is proud to sponsor these scholarships. The students receiving these awards will be the future leaders of our industry and anything we can do now to make them successful benefits all of us down the line,” said David Chisolm, A. O. Smith Brand Manager. The 2010 scholarship recipients are:

    · Adam Andrewjeski of Las Vegas, Nev. is enrolling at the University of California Berkeley to pursue a 4-year degree in Mechanical Engineering.
    · Paul Osborne of Arlington, Texas is currently enrolled in the PHCC of Texas four-year plumbing apprentice program, with an expected graduation in March 2013.

    To qualify for a $2,500 scholarship, students must submit a detailed application including a letter of recommendation from an active member of the PHCC—National Association and enroll in a plumbing-heating-cooling related course of study or apprentice program.

    About A. O. Smith
    Headquartered in Ashland City, Tenn., A. O. Smith Water Products Company is a leading manufacturer and marketer of residential and commercial water heaters and hydronic boilers. A. O. Smith offers contractors an additional competitive advantage in that the company designs, builds, distributes and field supports the world’s broadest and deepest line of residential and commercial water heaters, as well as commercial boilers. This single-source concept simplifies ordering, installation and service and is backed by more than 70 years of research and innovation. For more information, visit www.hotwater.com.

    About PHCC Educational Foundation
    The PHCC Educational Foundation, a partnership of contractors, manufacturers, and wholesalers, was founded in 1987 to serve the plumbing-heating-cooling industry by preparing contractors and their employees to meet the challenges of a constantly changing marketplace. Students interested in pursuing a career in the plumbing or HVACR professions are invited to visit www.phccweb.org/foundation for information on 2011 scholarships.Today A. O. Smith announced the winners of two $2,500 scholarships for students pursuing plumbing-heating-cooling related studies. The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors (PHCC) Educational Foundation administers the scholarship program and is responsible for selecting the award winners. The scholarship program is designed to attract the new talent essential to the future of the plumbing and HVACR industry. “A. O. Smith is proud to sponsor these scholarships. The students receiving these awards will be the future leaders of our industry and anything we can do now to make them successful benefits all of us down the line,” said David Chisolm, A. O. Smith Brand Manager. The 2010 scholarship recipients are: · Adam Andrewjeski of Las Vegas, Nev. is enrolling at the University of California Berkeley to pursue a 4-year degree in Mechanical Engineering. · Paul Osborne of Arlington, Texas is currently enrolled in the PHCC of Texas four-year plumbing apprentice program, with an expected graduation in March 2013. To qualify for a $2,500 scholarship, students must submit a detailed application including a letter of recommendation from an active member of the PHCC—National Association and enroll in a plumbing-heating-cooling related course of study or apprentice program.

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