For the past 18 years, AVB and BrandSource have awarded the AVB/BrandSource academic achievement scholarships to further the education of members, their children and their employees’ children. The winners of the 2020 academic achievement scholarships were announced at the 2020 Summit this past week and will receive $2,500.
The undergraduate winners for 2020 are:
- Jacob Adams, son of Ryan Adams and grandson of Jody Adams of Adams Furniture and Appliance in Tyler, TX. Jacob is a sophomore at Texas A&M University studying economics and business.
- Alexis Voigt, daughter of Matthew and Amanda Voigt, owners of Hargrave Appliances in Merrill, WI. Alexis is currently a senior in high school and will be attending the University of Wisconsin in Madison in the fall to study business administration and marketing.
- Sam Drees, son of Tom Drees, owner of Drees Electric in Marinette, WI. Sam is currently a senior in high school and, like Alexis, will be attending the University of Wisconsin in Madison next fall to study business finance and investments and before pursuing a degree in Law.
The 2020 Graduate Student winner is:
- Phoebe Fornof represents Hoffman’s Appliance in Rochester, NY, where her father is a manager. Phoebe is currently an MBA candidate at Stony Brook University in Stony Brook, NY, and plans to pursue a career in administration, working with people.