Southern Utah Home Builders Association awards $16,000 in scholarships

ST. GEORGE — The Southern Utah Home Builders Association has announced its 2016 SUHBA Scholarship recipients. Increased from last year’s $14,000, a total of $16,000 in college scholarships will be given out this year to 29 students. SUHBA has distributed over $100,000 for college scholarships since 2006.

Scholarships are made possible in part by funds generated from the annual SUHBA Charity Golf Tournament and the St. George Area Parade of Homes. This year, the golf tournament will take place June 10. The next St. George Parade of Homes will be Feb. 17-26, 2017.

In addition to the scholarships, up to $4,000 has been allocated this year to help SUHBA members attend the “Utah Building Industry Conference” held Nov. 4 and for members to attend other SUHBA-sponsored education events. $2000 has also been given to the “Skills USA” program through Dixie Applied Technology College to compete this year at the national level.

Representatives from SUHBA said they believe in the value of education and are pleased to be able to give out these scholarships to deserving individuals attending college or technical institutions. Preference for scholarships is given to students pursuing construction-related education and students affiliated with SUHBA.

SUBHA wishes to congratulate the following 2016 SUHBA Scholarship recipients. Names are followed by the college the recipient plan to attend:

  • Austin Anderson, University of Utah
  • Ryan Archibald, Utah State University
  • Daniel Arrey, Colorado Mesa University
  • Austin  Beecher, Dixie Applied Technology College
  • Curt Crofts, Dixie State University
  • Cameron Densley, Dixie State University
  • Jacob Eardley, Dixie State University
  • Shandon Esplin, Brigham Young University
  • Cody Fenn, Bridgerland ATC
  • Haley Frodsham Burningham, Dixie State University
  • Sara Glauser, Cornish College of the Arts
  • Jacob Hansen, Dixie State University
  • Megan Hansen, Southern Utah University
  • Bryson Haynie, Brigham Young University
  • Holton Jeppson, Southern Utah University
  • Jazmyn Knowles, Dixie State University
  • Kaleb Labrum, Dixie State University
  • Tommy Leavitt, Dixie State University
  • Brady Maag, Dixie State University
  • Rachel Maag, Southern Utah University
  • Kaden Nay, Dixie State University
  • Christian Reber, Dixie State University
  • Abby Richardson,  Dixie State University
  • Haley Sheppard, Dixie State University
  • Lacie Sheppard, Dixie State University
  • Elizabeth Thompson, Brigham Young University
  • Kenneth Thompson, Brigham Young University
  • Casey Tolleson, Utah State University
  • Ashlee Weller, Southern Utah University

To learn more about SUHBA scholarship opportunities, call 435-674-1400 or visit the Southern Utah Home Builders Association website.

The Southern Utah Home Builders Association is a trade association of approximately 600 building industry businesses throughout Washington, Kane and San Juan counties of Southern Utah. Their mission is to support the home building industry and benefit its members, partners and communities through education, relationships, advocacy and service.

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