Carley Youngman, Spencerport, an architectural technology major at Alfred State College, was recently awarded the 2011 scholarship from the Greater Rochester, NY Chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC).
The Greater Rochester NY Chapter, whose core purpose is to enhance the success of women in the construction industry, was chartered in 1985 and contributes to the construction industry in Rochester by awarding scholarships, providing educational opportunities to women in the industry, and conducting community benefit projects. The chapter has been awarding scholarships for more than 20 years.
NAWIC has been helping women for over 55 years take advantage of the opportunities in construction. Establishing a network base, mentoring, providing educational and professional opportunities for women in construction is the common goal within the organization.