Russia resident receives scholarship from commercial construction association

Staff report

COLUMBUS — Russia resident Austin Tebbe was recently awarded a scholarship from the Builders Exchange of Central Ohio (BX). He was selected on the basis of financial need, academic achievement and his future impact on the commercial construction industry.

Tebbe is studying civil engineering at Ohio Northern University and is employed by Ferguson Construction Company. Tebbe graduated from Russia High School and is the son of Chris and Donna Tebbe.

This year, the member-funded program administered by the Builders Exchange Foundation, awarded $70,000 to 49 students pursuing construction related careers. Since 1959, the BX Scholarship Program has provided more than $1.2 million in tuition assistance to students in construction-related fields of study.

In its 124th year of service to the industry, The Builders Exchange is central Ohio’s oldest and largest commercial construction trade association. For more information about the BX Scholarship program contact Pam Austin, Director of Outreach & Special Events: (614) 486-9521, ext. 233 or [email protected]

Staff report