W. Creighton Schwan Scholarship Presented

The NorCal NECA Codes & Standards Committee is pleased to announce a $1,000 W. Creighton Schwan Scholarship was awarded to Daniel Underwood, a student of Merced College majoring in Industrial Electrical Technician, with an overall GPA of 3.3. He is expecting to graduate in May 2018, at which time he hopes to continue his electrical education with the Modesto JATC Apprenticeship Program.

Presenting the check picture in the photo from left to right: EBUCC Chair Joel Garcia, City of Oakland Inspector; Juanita Mitchell, NorCal NECA staff; Daniel Underwood, recipient; and Codes & Standards Pro Tempore Chair Larry Woolstrum, Con J. Franke Electric, Inc.

The W. Creighton Schwan Scholarship Award was established in 2007 by the NorCal Chapter, NECA in memory of the late W. Creighton Schwan who was a regular and faithful participant at our monthly EBUCC meetings. The Schwan family donated funds to ensure continuance of the scholarship so that Creighton’s legacy may be honored, and his great contributions remembered and emulated.