Taking part in the scholarship presentation are, from left, Mary Commons, director of the Aiken Technical College Foundation; Rick Busby, president of Busby’s; and Clyde Hoots and Gary McAlister, both scholarship recipients.
Busby's Inc. of Augusta, Ga., a member of Excellence Alliance, has partnered with the Excellence Alliance Foundation (EAF) to award a $2,000 scholarship to Aiken (S.C.) Technical College.

Students Clyde Hoots and Gary McAlister are sharing the scholarship in order to help them continue their studies in HVACR.

According to EAF, it is a nonprofit organization created "to attract, educate, and develop students in HVACR programs by awarding as many scholarships as possible for the education of the future workforce in the contracting industry. One hundred percent of all contributions go directly to the foundation scholarship fund and all administrative expenses are paid by Excellence Alliance."

Excellence Alliance is a membership organization that provides independent contracting companies with business management tools, training, purchasing power, human resource services, consulting, and marketing services. For more information, visit www.eainet.net.

Publication date: 09/13/2004