Scholarship Recipients

Since 2020, the Connex Foundation has awarded scholarships to students pursuing facilities management, construction, and the trades in both the U.S. and Canada.  Each year we strive to increase our award recipients and amount! At this time, we would like to recognize all of our historical winners:.

2024 Scholarship Winners

Noah Donohoe

Construction Management

Minnesota State University, Mankato

Maile Boyer

Construction Management

Utah Valley University

David Rodriguez

Journeyman Plumber

Los Angeles Career College

Ava Lechner

Construction Management

Northern Arizona University

Owen Robell

Supply Chain & Facility Management

James Madison University

Daniel DeSoto

Construction Management

California Polytechnic State University

Daniel Saucedo Zavala

Construction Management

Metropolitan State University, Denver

Peter Green

Journeyman Rank

The College of Saint Joseph

Brenda Duran

Civil Engineer – Construction

Santa Clara University

Cooper Murray

Construction Management

AIMS Community College

Emilio Cervantes

Construction Management

California Polytechnic, San Luis

Davin Dechness

Drywall Renovations

Canadore College

Michael Cherry


San Joaquin Delta College

Casey Springer

Construction Management

California Polytechnic, Ponoma

Tyler Kleinsasser

Construction & Civil Engineer, MS

South Dakota Mines and Technology

Athena Guimamres

Journeyman Electrician

Northern Alberta Institute of Technology

2023 Scholarship Winners

Lorraine Mae Alejandre

Construction Management

California State University, U.S

Mercedez Garcia

Journeyman Plumber

Madison Area Technical College, U.S

Evan Kemelhar

Construction Management

Appalachian State University, U.S

Damilola Olowu

University of Houston, U.S

Kaiden O’Sullivan

Journeyman Electrician

British Colombia Institute of Technology, CA 

Tyler Kleinsasser

Facilities Management

South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

2022 Scholarship Winners

Tyler Kleinsasser

South Dakota School of Mines & Technology, U.S

Jacqueline Badal

California Polytechnic State University, U.S

Myles Mattila

Thompson Rivers University, CA

Kristen Lavery

Durham College, CA

2021 Scholarship Winners

Emilion Quintana

Institute of Technology, U.S

Jason Tuschl

Madison Area Technical College, U.S

Bryson Dore

Conestoga College, CA

Chris Hall

Mohawk College, CA

2020 scholarship winners

Benson Richardson

Brigham Young University, U.S.

Jackson- Craig Morgan

North American Trade School, CA

Cale Murray

Assiniboine Community College, CA

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Connex Foundation

Strategic Initiatives

Charity Projects

The foundation will organize volunteer charity projects to assist local and national non-profit organizations in the maintenance or improvement of their facilities.

Apprenticeship Programs

The foundation will support facilities management organizations in apprenticeship program development, to recruit, train and retain skilled labor workforce talent.

Educational Scholarships

The foundation will work with educational institutions to establish collaborative partnerships to: develop multisite facilities management degree programs and award scholarships to individuals pursuing a degree in facilities management.

Industry Research

The foundation will identify trends that provide foresight in multisite facilities management as well as fund and conduct research that individual organizations could not pursue alone.

Mission Statement

The Connex Foundation, Inc., through financial and in-kind donations, develops and implements strategies to support awareness and promote opportunities in the facility management, construction, and skilled trades profession. The Foundation provides scholarships, educational tools, volunteer programs and charity events that connects talent and resources to those in need. 

Support Us

The Connex Foundation is seeking your support! Whether it's your time, a corporate sponsorship, individual donation, or an in-kind contribution, we appreciate your help in carrying out our mission. The Connex Foundation relies on volunteers and donations, we thank you in advance!

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