Building Industry Charitable Foundation 2022 Student Scholarships

2022 BIA Scholarship Recipients

Over the past 22 years, the Building Industry Charitable Foundation has awarded $764,500 in scholarships to children of association members and other students who meet criteria set for the program. This month, the Building Industry Charitable Foundation will award an additional $68,500 to 51 students. The scholarship program is funded by annual events, including the annual BIA Golf Classic presented by 84 Lumber and through private contributions to the Foundation. 
Congratulations to our 2022 Scholarship Recipients:
Madison Andrews, Tri-County Technical College
Bethany Boyd, University of South Carolina – Upstate
Nates Brabham, University of South Carolina
Blake Bukszar, Tri-County Technical College
Katie Bukszar, Liberty University
Jordan Bumgarner, University of South Carolina
John Cate, Clemson University
Bailee Clark, Midlands Technical College
Chase Creel, University of South Carolina
Meredith Covert, University of South Carolina
Riley Davis, College of Charleston Honors College
Carly Duke, College of Charleston
Michael Duke, Coastal Carolina
Molly Evatt, Wofford College
Emerson Fite, University of South Carolina
Emily Garris, University of South Carolina
Charlie Griffin, Clemson University
Darcee Jacobs, University of South Carolina – Beaufort
Lawson Kingery, Clemson University
Tyler Kurtz, University of South Carolina
Matthew Lacoste, University of South Carolina
Caroline LaFitte, University of South Carolina
Grace LaFitte, Clemson University
Madison Litton, Clemson University
Sullivan Longshore, University of South Carolina
Campbell McKenzie, Clemson University 
Camden Meetze, College of Charleston
Jonnie Morgan, Clemson University
Kenna Morrison, Clemson University
Morgan Morrison, University of South Carolina
Olivia Nix, Anderson University
Chavis O’Connor, Clemson University
Anna Peacock, Clemson University
Lottie Peacock, Clemson University
Katherine Phillips, Clemson University
Kaitlyn Quinn, Lander University
Kendall Quinn, Midlands Technical College
Gracin Riddle, University of South Carolina
Tucker Riddle, Clemson University
Blake Spencer, Clemson University
Kevin Steelman, Jr., College of Charleston
Skylar Steelman, Clemson University
Katelynn Stephenson, University of South Carolina
Logan Stephenson, Clemson University
Taylor Stephenson, Clemson University
Fletcher Sterne, University of South Carolina
Caroline Sullivan, University of South Carolina
Hill Teas, Clemson University
Addison Twine, University of South Carolina
Cale Wilson, Midlands Technical College
Daytona Zeigler, Trident Technical College 

The Building Industry Charitable Foundation was established in 1993 under bequest from the Building Industry Association of Central SC, which provided the initial funding. The Foundation was established for the purpose of providing assistance to those less fortunate, or otherwise deserving, for the betterment of the community. The Foundation accomplishes its purpose by assisting individuals, programs and organizations in need.

Building Industry Association members serving on the Board of Trustees are David Clark, Clark’s Services (President); Ernie Magaro, Jr., Honorary Member (Vice President); Kim O’Quinn, Mungo Homes (Secretary); Bin Wilcenski, Building Industry Association, Ed Byrd, Southeastern Insurance Consultants; John Covert, Covert Homes, LLC; Jimmy Derrick, Coldwell Banker Realty; Amy Caskey, Irmo Lock  Company/The Modern Locksmith; Jennifer Harding, Leading Real Estate Companies of the World; Scott Heron, Precision Property; Maigan Nieri Lincks, Great Southern Homes; Earl McLeod, Honorary Member; and Zeke Riddle, Coldwell Banker Realty.

The work of the Building Industry Charitable Foundation provides assistance to programs benefiting young and old alike. The Foundation, in its work, highlights the commitment and generosity of the building industry to a better quality of life for all residents of the Midlands of South Carolina. To request aide, write to the Building Industry Charitable Foundation at 625 Taylor St., Columbia, SC  29201. For more information on the BIA of Central South Carolina please call (803) 256-6238.