SMACNA Arizona, the Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors National Association’s Arizona chapter, has announced that a local student has received the J.B. Rodgers Endowed Scholarship. The scholarship winner is Tyler McKinney of Queen Creek.
The scholarship is for $3,000 per academic year toward the college of McKinney’s choice. McKinney plans to attend the Barrett Honors College at Arizona State University where he will be studying aerospace engineering.
To qualify for the scholarship, participants must have a family relative who is a SMACNA member. McKinney’s father is Steve McKinney, co-owner of Arizona System Analysis Professionals, LLC, a SMACNA Arizona contractor.
SMACNA Arizona contractors are leaders in the HVAC industry. The organization’s technical manuals are the accepted standards for sheet metal and air conditioning and they are constantly striving to update them or publish new editions to move the industry forward in the areas of new applications, new materials, safety and training.
The union contractors who comprise the SMACNA Arizona chapter are dedicated to progressive actions that improve both the trade and the construction industry.