Code Council awards sponsored scholarships to children of Code Council members
In August of this year, the International Code Council awarded six sponsored scholarships to children of Code Council members.
Two General Scholarship Fund awards are presented to the child of a Governmental Member employee. The 2020 recipients of these awards are Charlee Bichara, daughter of Charles Bichara of the city of Middleburg Heights, Ohio, and Gavin Justice, son of Trace Justice from Snohomish County, Wash.
Additionally, Mason Moritz received the William J. Tangye scholarship. This scholarship is awarded to the child of an active Code Council member; the student must be enrolled in engineering, architecture or construction technology programs. The 2020 Tangye Scholarship was awarded to Mason Moritz, son of William Moritz of Monterey, California.
The Code Council also awards a scholarship named in memory of C. D. Howard, beloved member of the Code Officials Association of Alabama. Autumn Carlson, daughter of Ricky Carlson of the Phoenix City Alabama building department.
Two other scholarships are presented in memory of Florida members J. W. “Bill” Neese (sponsored by the Central Florida Chapter) and Charlie O’Meilia (sponsored by the Palm Beach County Chapter. Heather Beck, daughter of Robert M. Beck of the Clark County Nevada School District, earned the Neese Scholarship. The O’Meilia Scholarship was presented to Elizabeth Ann Greiner, daughter of Mary L. Martinelli from the city of St. Petersburg, Fla.