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York Builders Association Announces 2020 Scholarship Recipients

Aug 24, 2020 | News

The York Builders Association (YBA) recently announced the 2020 recipients of the association?s three scholarship programs. YBA offers a Tool Scholarship, a Trade Scholarship, and a YBA Member Scholarship ? a traditional scholarship for dependents of YBA members.

The Tool Scholarship is open to senior high school students beginning a career in the building trades upon graduation from a York County High School. There were two Tool Scholarships rewarded this year, both recipients received $250 from member company Schaedler Yesco, sponsor of the Tool Scholarship. The 2020 Tool Scholarship Recipients were Renee Taylor of the York County School of Technology?s Carpentry Program and Eric Anderson, from Red Lion High School. Anderson will be pursuing a career in the electrical field.

The 2020 Trade Scholarship was awarded to Tyler Dubien of Dallastown High School. Dubien will be attending the PA College of Technology and pursuing a degree in Welding & Fabrication Engineering Technology. He received $1,000. Trade Scholarships are open to any senior graduating from a York County high school and pursuing a career in the skilled trades.

YBA Member Scholarships are awarded specifically to graduating seniors who are dependents or grandchildren of YBA members. There were two 2020 YBA Member Scholarship recipients awarded. Annabelle Gibson (daughter of Chris Gibson, York Building Products) of Susquehannock High School received $500. Dustin Hykes of Dallastown High School (son of Sharon Hykes of White Rose Settlement Services) received $1,000.

York Builders Association Scholarships are part of the WorkforceNOW program ? a program dedicated to educating the community about career opportunities in the skilled trades.

To learn more about future scholarships and other local opportunities in the skilled trades, click here.

The York Builders Association is a non-profit organization chartered in 1964 and affiliated with the Pennsylvania Builders Association (PBA) and the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). The mission of the York Builders Association is to advocate for the building industry by promoting standards of ethics, and education and services to benefit members and the community. For more information, contact the York Builders Association at 717-767-2444 or

  • Annabelle Gibson (YBA Member Scholarship)
  • Tyler Dubien (Trade Scholarship)
  • Dustin Hykes (YBA Member Scholarship)
  • Renee Taylor (Tool Scholarship)
  • Eric Anderson (Tool Scholarship)
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