FSSA Educational Foundation Announces 2016-2017 Scholarship Recipients


BALTIMORE, MARYLAND — Annually, the Fire Suppression Systems Association (FSSA) Educational Foundation provides financial support to outstanding students connected with the fire protection industry in an effort to assist them in meeting the ever-rising cost of a college education.

From among all of the outstanding candidates that submitted applications, the FSSA Educational Foundation awarded five scholarships to the following individuals:

  • $5,000, in name of Jim Boyer, to Breanne Thompson, University of Maryland, College Park
  • $5,000, in the name of Chuck Hooper, to Selena Chin, University of Maryland, College Park
  • $3,000 to Kathryn Schramm, Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology
  • $2,000 to Matthew Fegley, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
  • $2,000 to Jacob Ludeman, California Polytechnic State University

Click here to read more about the winners.

The FSSA Educational Foundation is supported by contributions and grants from individuals, companies and business groups in the fire protection industry. Contributions are 100% tax-deductible and can be made in recognition of special events or in memory of a loved one. Single contributions of $25,000 or more will be honored by an annual scholarship named after the contributor. Contributions should be sent to FSSA Headquarters at 3601 East Joppa Rd., Baltimore, Maryland, 21234.

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About the Fire Suppression Systems Association (FSSA):
The mission of FSSA is to promote the use of, and be the leading recognized authority on, special hazard fire protection systems; employing existing and new technologies to safeguard people, high-value assets and the environment. FSSA members are dedicated to the highest level of safety, reliability and effectiveness of special hazards fire suppression. To learn more, contact FSSA headquarters at (410) 931-8100 or visit www.fssa.net.


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