“We had a large pool of outstanding applicants for these scholarships. Those written by Sydney and Dean really stood out and we’re thrilled to help them as they pursue their higher education.”
Des Plaines, IL February 12, 2018
Feldco Windows, Siding and Doors is excited to announce the winners of its 2018 scholarship contest. Current or prospective college students were eligible for the $1,000 scholarship which challenged them to answer the question “How has your family contributed to who you are today?”
Feldco awarded two winners who best exemplified Feldco’s family values in their essays. Sydney Kunkel of Lexington, IL and Dean Farmer of Goshen, KY were chosen from the 1,300 applicants nationwide.
Sydney is excited to be entering her freshman year in the fall of 2018 at Loras College located in Dubuque, Iowa. At Loras, Sydney will continue to play softball and major in biology with the hopes of becoming a dentist. Sydney’s portrayal of how each of her family members shaped her life impressed the judges. “Overall, the Feldco scholarship application was a good experience,” said Sydney. “It was easy to apply and I enjoyed writing on this topic.”
Dean will also be a freshman this coming fall and will pursue studies in international politics. Having applied to several schools, Dean is currently deciding which option best suites his academic and career goals. The Feldco Scholarship Committee was inspired by Dean’s passionate narrative of his family history and how each generation has guided his life. In his reflection on the Feldco scholarship, Dean states, “It was interesting to write such a meaningful essay. This topic made me think about how much my entire family has impacted my life.”
Feldco places a great emphasis on education and community outreach. From time and product donated to Habitat for Humanity and scholarships such as these, Feldco is committed to giving back. The scholarship committee thoroughly enjoyed reviewing all of the applications. Patti Freko, Vice President of Marketing, stated “We had a large pool of outstanding applicants for these scholarships. Those written by Sydney and Dean really stood out and we’re thrilled to help them as they pursue their higher education.”
Feldco congratulates Sydney and Dean on their wins. Submission is open now through June 15th, 2018 for Feldco’s next scholarship contest.
For more information on the Feldco scholarship, please visit 4feldco.com/scholarship.
Feldco is the Midwest’s leading replacement window, siding and door replacement specialist. Founded in 1976, the company is focused on delighting customers by making home improvement projects simple. With premium products, factory-direct pricing and certified installers, Feldco provides an excellent overall value and experience for over 350,000 customers. The company offers free in-home demonstrations and lifetime product warranties. Feldco serves all of Central and Northern Illinois, Northwest Indiana, Southern and Northeast Wisconsin and Eastern Iowa. Feldco has showrooms in Chicago, Des Plaines, Rockford, and Peoria, Illinois, Madison, Cudahy and Menasha, Wisconsin and Davenport, Iowa. Please visit Feldco's website or contact the company's Communication Center (866-4FELDCO or 708-437-4000) to learn more about Feldco's products and services.
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