CHANTILLY, Va. - The Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors' National Association (SMACNA) has announced the award of three College of Fellow scholarships, the Richard DeBrine endowed scholarship, and the SMACNA scholarship, each worth $2,000 per academic year.
The winners of the College of Fellow scholarships are: Daniel Byrne III of Vacaville, Calif. He is to attend the University of California at San Diego and study structural engineering. His father, Daniel Byrne II, is employed by the Marelich Mechanical Co., Hayward, Calif. Patrick Gallo of Norwood, Pa. He will attend West Chester University and study history and business. His mother, Christine Gallo, is employed by Ernest Menold Inc. of Lester, Pa. Anthony Sericati of Iron Mountain, Mich. He will attend the Milwaukee School of Engineering. His father, Donald Sericati, is the owner of the Merkell Co. of Iron Mountain.
The Richard DeBrine endowed scholarship was awarded to Melissa Smuck of Rohnert Park, Calif. Smuck is attending California Polytechnic State University. Her father, Jim Smuck, is employed by JMS Mechanical, Petaluma, Calif.
Callie Thompson of Trenton, Mich., was selected as the recipient of the SMACNA scholarship. She will attend Grand Valley State in Allendale, Mich. Her father, David Thompson, is employed by ChristenDetroit of Detroit.
Publication date: 10/03/2005