Newton, MA (PRWEB) July 8, 2009
UGL Unicco, a subsidiary of United Group Limited (UGL), continues its scholarship program for dependents of full-time UGL Unicco employees. Now in its sixth year, the program has awarded a total of $102,000. This year, 14 $1,000 scholarships were granted to graduating high school seniors and college students.
This year's recipients are:
Yohan Adan Cabrera - Miami
Jamal Vincent Anthony - Savannah, Ga.
Monica Ariane Augustine - Kenner, La.
Brenda Azucena Barrera - Rockville, Md.
Fabian Campoverde - Centerville, Mass.
Leslie Carol Clark - Miami
Katherine F. Doyle - Milton, N.H.
Elizabeth Hoium - Ottumwa, Iowa
Daniel Bess Howell - Scotland Neck, N.C.
Ellen M. Pille - Oakland, Neb.
Carly Robinson - Naples, Maine
Arlene A. Sanchez - Boston
Julie Teehan - Weymouth, Mass.
Jesse David Wilcox - Ollie, Iowa
"We are pleased to once again offer scholarships to our employees' dependents, especially this year," said UGL Unicco President George Keches. "They have demonstrated hard work and dedication, as well as a desire to succeed. We wish them the best for the upcoming year in all of their academic pursuits."
Selected from among 59 applicants, the students received the scholarships in recognition of their strong academic skills, leadership qualities, community involvement, extracurricular activities and financial need. The applications were supported by recommendations from teachers and administrators, and were reviewed by an independent committee of higher education and financial aid professionals.
About UGL Unicco
UGL Unicco, a premier provider of outsourced facilities services, is a subsidiary of United Group Limited (ASX: UGL). Based in Boston, UGL Unicco offers facilities maintenance, operations, cleaning, lighting and administrative/office services, as well as plant services in support of industrial operations. The company counts one quarter of the Fortune 100 companies among its portfolio of North American customers and maintains an industry-leading 95% customer retention rate. Its more than 18,000 employees support corporate, multi-tenant, education, retail, government and public venue facilities. The company also offers single-source mobile maintenance and cleaning services for geographically dispersed branch offices. It is committed to green services through its award-winning UGL Unicco GreenClean® program (http://www.greencleaning.com) that supports sustainability across its service offerings. UGL Unicco's advanced facilities initiatives include the myunicco.com portal, UNI-Q® palmtop inspection system, USafe® health and safety program, eProcurement systems, and a 24x7 national operations center.
UGL Unicco, along with UGL Equis, a commercial real estate firm based in Chicago, is part of UGL Services, a division of UGL that provides Corporate Real Estate and Facility Solutions around the world. For further information about UGL Unicco, call 888-751-9100 or visit http://www.ugl-unicco.com.
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For further information, please contact:
Donna Guadagno - UGL Unicco: 617-559-4194, dguadagno(at)ugl-unicco.com
Sandy McLaughlin - Soucy Communications Group: 781-898-7305, smclaughlin(at)scg-pr.com