Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 27, 2010 -
UGL Unicco, a subsidiary of UGL Limited, continues its scholarship program for dependents of full-time UGL Unicco employees. This year, 15 scholarships were granted to graduating high school seniors and college students, and for the first time, the UGL Unicco Scholarship Program awarded two $5,000 scholarships.
Students receiving $5,000 scholarships:
Nicole Davis of Colorado Springs, Colo.
Misty Varnell of Elm City, N.C.
Recipients of $1,000 awards:
Alicia Beaulieu of Scarborough, Maine
Bryan Bumanlag of Toronto
Yohan Adan Cabrera of Miami
Leslie Clark of Miami
Megan DeHamer of Eddyville, Iowa
Sabrina Kerfoot of Niagara Falls, N.Y.
Makayla Lincoln of Steinauer, Neb.
Dailin Pimentel of Hyde Park, Mass.
Jessica Redding of Kenmore, N.Y.
Gilda Rodrigues of Boston
Arlene Sanchez of Boston
Melissa Szperlak of Lemont, Ill.
Erin Waggoner of Chrisman, Ill.
"We are pleased to once again offer scholarships to the children of our employees," said UGL Unicco Chief Executive George Keches. "We are especially pleased to expand the program to include two $5,000 awards. All of the students have worked hard to achieve this distinction and have demonstrated the drive that is necessary to succeed. We wish them the best for the upcoming year in all of their academic pursuits."
Selected from among 61 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 UGL Limited. Based in Boston, UGL Unicco offers facilities maintenance, operations, cleaning, energy 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 17,000 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 Sustainability Services suite (http://www.greenservice.com) that supports sustainability across its service offerings. UGL Unicco's advanced facilities initiatives include the myunicco.com portal, UNI-Q® handheld 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 Limited 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.
For further information, please contact:
Donna Guadagno - UGL Unicco: 617-559-4194
Sandy McLaughlin - Soucy Communications Group: 781-898-7305