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HCSS to Award $22K in Scholarships to Construction Interns

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Construction estimating software developer HCSS, a member of multiple AGC chapters, has launched its Construction Intern Awards, in which it will be awarding a total of $22,000 in college scholarships to students in construction-related fields. The top winner will receive a $10,000 scholarship, and four additional finalists will each get a $3,000 scholarship, along with the chance to win other prizes.

Eligible internships include any construction internships of at least two months in length that occurred during the 2014-2015 school year or summer 2015. Entrants must have been enrolled in a college, university, or trade school for the 2014-2015 school year.

To enter, students simply need to visit to register and fill out a brief questionnaire with a summary of their work. Entries will be voted on by an expert panel that includes Pete Ruane, CEO of the American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA); Steve Sandherr, CEO of AGC of America; Carl Heinlein, safety consultant with ACIG; Rick Schwer, VP/publisher of SGC Group; Janice Tuchman, editor in chief of ENR; Stuart Binstock, CEO of the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA); Michael Holland, president of the American Council for Construction Education (ACCE); Lori Brown, president of the Associated Schools of Construction (ASC); Bill Hillman, CEO of the National Utility Contractors Association (NUCA); and Marcia Gruver Doyle, editorial director, Randall-Reilly.

In addition to scholarship awards, HCSS will be giving away several smaller prizes throughout the contest.  

Founded in 1986, HCSS is a leading provider of software solutions for the heavy/highway/utility construction industry.  More than 40,000 professionals rely on HCSS software every day, including the bestsellers HeavyBid® and HeavyJob®, to improve their proficiency at estimating, job management, resource management, safety and equipment maintenance.  HCSS also offers mobile applications and cloud computing services to allow companies flexibility in the latest in information technologies. In addition to high-quality software, HCSS is best known for providing world-class customer service with professional implementation planning, training and instant 24/7 phone support.  HCSS is located at 13151 West Airport Blvd., Sugar Land, Texas, 77478. For more information about HCSS and its complete line of estimating, field management and resource management products, visit, call 800-683-3196 or e-mail                                  


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