WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — Worth & Company Inc. has established a scholarship to assist Pennsylvania College of Technology students pursuing careers in the building equipment contractors industry.
First preference for the Worth & Company Excellence Scholarship will be given to a student who is an intern, employee or dependent of an employee of Worth & Company Inc.
Second preference will be given to a student who is enrolled full time in one of the following majors: heating, ventilation & air conditioning design technology; heating, ventilation & air conditioning technology; welding & fabrication engineering technology; welding technology; or construction management; has been a recipient of a scholarship from the fund in prior years; and has a residence in Berks, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Lehigh, Montgomery, Northampton or Philadelphia counties.
Third preference will be given to a student who is enrolled full time in one of the following majors: heating, ventilation & air conditioning design technology; heating, ventilation & air conditioning technology; welding & fabrication engineering technology; welding technology; construction management; or building automation engineering technology; is a resident of Carbon, Chester, Columbia, Berks, Bucks, Dauphin, Delaware, Lancaster, Lebanon, Lehigh, Luzerne, Monroe, Montgomery, Montour, Northampton, Northumberland or Schuylkill counties (or the states of Delaware, Maryland and New Jersey); and has been a recipient of a scholarship from the fund in prior years.
Worth & Company, a Corporate Tomorrow Maker at Penn College, is experienced in mechanical construction (HVAC/plumbing), design-build construction, design-assist, industrial construction and maintenance service/repairs.
The company serves Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland, with offices in Bucks County and New Castle, Delaware.
“The mission of Worth & Company is to satisfy our customers through proactive and solutions-oriented approaches, coupled with addressing their needs with an exceptional final product,” said Stephen Worth, president/CEO. “One of the key ways we accomplish this is through a talented and engaged workforce. It is our pleasure to help invest in this workforce by partnering with Penn College students and providing scholarship support to enable more students to earn degrees that work for the needs at Worth & Company.”
“Worth & Company proudly believes in innovation and a commitment to long-term relationships,” said Elizabeth A. Biddle, director of corporate relations for Penn College. “This is exemplified by the most gracious partnership in establishing the Worth & Company Excellence Scholarship. This building-to-endowment scholarship with an annual award will provide transformational support to students pursuing hands-on degrees in essential fields that support not only the Worth & Company workforce, but their customers and the surrounding communities.”
Worth has been a supporter of Penn College since 2016 through the Construction Management Golf Tournament, and the company actively recruits on campus.