April 01, 2013

MCAA Continues Honors

Wesley Taggett (center)

Wesley Taggett, Construction Management, ’14, receives scholarship at MCAA awards ceremony

At the 2013 MCAA Convention in San Antonio, Texas, construction management student Wesley Tagget received the prestigious Foster McCarl Jr. scholarship.

Members from Wentworth’s Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA) traveled to the convention placed fifth in a national student competition to design a mechanical system for a NASA building. Club president Logen Johnson, BELM '14, wrote about the team's success in March here.

The Mechanical Contracting Education & Research Foundation (MCERF) has established a scholarship to commemorate its founder, Foster McCarl Jr. and to honor his memory. This national scholarship symbolizes the scope of Mr. McCarl’s impact on the mechanical contracting industry and memorializes his many contributions to its continuing advancement. The $2,500 scholarship is presented to a worthy student, nominated by the faculty advisors of chartered MCAA student chapters and selected by the Career Development Committee.

The scholarship winner was announced at the Annual Student Chapter Luncheon during the 2013 Annual MCAA Convention in March.

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