Richard J. Schreck

In 2017 the VAA Scholarship was renamed the Richard J Schreck Scholarship in honor of VAA's retired Executive Vice President of 36 years. Richard was instrumental in the development of the scholarship program and we are proud to award these scholarships in his name.The Richard J Schreck Scholarship was established to assist dependents of VAA member companies in furthering their education beyond high school. This program is managed under the auspices of the NAPA Research and Education Foundation (NAPAREF) Scholarship Program, a 501(c)3 organization.Only dependents/spouses/employees of VAA member companies are eligible to apply. Eligibility includes all incoming freshman, first-year attendees at post-high school institution (i.e. trade school, colleges, universities). Also those students currently enrolled in post-high school institutions may apply.

Application deadline May 3, 2021.  Email application & documents to David Lee, [email protected]

2021 RICHARD J SCHRECK SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

Thanks to the generous support of our donors, VAA was able to award $70,000 in 2021 scholarships.  Fourteen deserving recipients were chosen and VAA will award each student a check for $5000 in July! The 2021 Richard J Schreck Scholarship winners are:

Hanna Chorba

Sponsored by: B & S Contracting, Inc.
Attending: Virginia Tech

Ellis Christian
Sponsored by: Superior Paving Corp. Attending: Undecided
Aaron Reese
Sponsored by: S. L. Williamson Co., Inc. Attending: Fork Union Military
Aakaysha Williams
Sponsored by: Hi-Tech Asphalt Solutions, Inc. Attending: Unknown
MacKenzie Flannigan
Sponsored by: Branscome, Inc. Attending: Clemson University
Luke Huddleston
Sponsored by: Branscome Paving Company Attending: Unknown
Hallie Reese
Sponsored by: S. L. Williamson Co., Inc. Attending: Virginia Tech
Julia Rocca
Sponsored by:Rish Equipment Company Attending: Virginia Tech
Kirsten Flannigan

Sponsored by: Branscome, Inc.
Attending: Unknown

Buck Arthur

Sponsored by: Boxley
Attending: University of Tennessee

Emmilee Lawson

Sponsored by: Colony Construction, Inc.
Attending: Unknown

Taylor VanSickel

Sponsored by: Branscome, Inc.
Attending: University of Tennessee

Grace Gallagher

Sponsored by: Branscome, Inc.
Attending: James Madison University

Marisa Claud

Sponsored by: Colony Construction, Inc.
Attending: University of South Carolina

THANK YOU!

VAA would like to thank everyone, individuals and companies alike, who have contributed to the Richard J Schreck Scholarship Program since 2014. You can contribute to the future of our industry DONATE today. Write a check payable to the NAPA Research and Education Foundation. To ensure your contribution is tax deductible, place VAA Scholarship in the memo field of your check.