Associated Construction Contractors of New Jersey awards $75K in scholarships

The Associated Construction Contractors of New Jersey recently awarded six students with scholarships to continue their education in college.

In 2023, ACCNJ is presenting a total of $75,000 in scholarships to children or grandchildren of ACCNJ member employees who have spent considerable time forging unique paths for themselves.

This year, the John F. Donohoe Scholarship recipient was Thomas Logan from Rowan University. The scholarship was named in honor and memory of a renowned industry leader and was established to encourage students currently enrolled in a civil engineering program who seek careers in heavy construction contracting.

Since 2013, ACCNJ has granted nearly $800,000 in scholarships.

Five of the students were awarded scholarships from the ACCNJ Foundation, with one of these awards named in honor and memory of a respected industry leader, Donald R. Waters Sr., who volunteered countless hours to the association and the construction industry.

The recipients of ACCNJ Foundation scholarships are as follows:

  • Sean Monteith, a graduate of Pitman High School, received the Donald R. Waters Sr. Memorial Scholarship and will attend the Honors Program at Villanova University for philosophy.
  • Yasseen Bayoumy, a graduate of Division Avenue High School, will attend Boston College,
    majoring in mechanical engineering/applied physics.
  • Maria Dante, a graduate of Arthur L. Johnson High School, will attend Stevens Institute of
    Technology for mechanical engineering.
  • Natalia Maglicic, a graduate of Immaculate Heart Academy, will attend the University of Michigan, majoring in civil engineering.
  • Angelina Pietropaolo, a graduate of Wayne Valley High School, will attend Villanova University, majoring in civil engineering.