St. Mary's City, MD (PRWEB) June 15, 2011
Allan Kleban, Vice President of Business Development at KBE Building Corporation, recently awarded an Environmental Studies Scholarship funded by KBE to Jonathan Barkley of Parkton, MD (see accompanying photo). This award, which is funded for four years, provides a $2,500 scholarship to a different student each year who satisfies the following criteria:
1) a rising senior;
2) enrolled in Environmental Studies or Education Studies in the field of environmental work;
3) demonstrates financial need;
4) involved in the James P. Muldoon River Center project at St. Mary’s College (which KBE Building Corporation constructed for the College)
5) demonstrates compassion toward others through community service; and
6) maintains a minimum GPA of 3.0 throughout the period of the scholarship.
Mr. Barkley is a junior majoring in biology and biochemistry with a minor in environmental studies. He is a) the president of the St. Mary’s River Project, which provides environmental education and knowledge of the Chesapeake Bay to approximately 200 elementary students, b) a member of the Tri-Beta honor society, and c) on the Dean’s List. He is a member of Circle K International and the Films Committee. Jonathan plans on pursuing a graduate degree in public health.
About KBE Building Corporation
Regionally located in Columbia, Maryland and Farmington, Connecticut, KBE Building Corporation is a $300 million full-service, single-source commercial construction company strategically positioned to serve the Eastern and Mid-Atlantic U.S. Founded in 1959 and incorporated in 1966, the firm provides preconstruction, construction management, design-build, and general contracting services to clients in the federal, corporate, educational, seniors, hospitality, health care, institutional, government, and retail markets. The firm is ranked among Engineering News-Record magazine’s top 400 construction companies nationally. Visit the company’s Web site at http://www.kbebuilding.com.