Scholarship winners (left to right): Adam Smith, Eric Smith, Chad Hotovec, and Tyrel Murray.
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — The Sheet Metal Contractors of Iowa (SMCI) Scholarship Committee recently announced the winners of four student scholarships.

Based on interviews at Iowa State University, four students who are majoring in construction engineering with an emphasis on mechanical engineering were awarded $500 to $750 scholarships.

The winners of the $750 scholarships were Adam Smith of Webb and Tyrel Murray of West Point. The winners of $500 scholarships were Eric Smith of Norwalk and Chad Hotovec of Storm Lake.

The Ed Lord II/SMCI Scholarship was established in memory of Ed Lord II, owner of Haco Engineering Co. in Sioux City, and a board member of both SMCI and the Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association (SMACNA). Since the fund’s inception in 1992, $31,000 in scholarships has been awarded.

Publication date: 04/21/2003