Delta Faucet Company Awards Six Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors Educational Foundation Scholarships

Sep 09, 2015, 09:00 ET from Delta Faucet Company

INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Delta Faucet Company announced the winners of six $2,500 scholarships for students pursuing plumbing, heating and cooling related studies. The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors (PHCC) Educational Foundation administers the scholarship program and is responsible for selecting the scholarship award winners.

"Delta Faucet has been sponsoring these scholarships since 1986. That puts us at the 30th consecutive year, with $450,000 in scholarships awarded through PHCC," said Sam Straub, vice president of trade sales for Delta Faucet Company. "We are proud to have that history and happy to continue assisting the next generation of skilled workers that contractors are looking to hire."

The following students were awarded 2015 Delta Faucet Company scholarships:

  • John Botto of Babylon, N.Y. is pursuing a degree in Building Construction Management at Purdue University.
  • Will Champion of Cornelius, N.C. is a Pre-Mechanical Engineering student at UNC Wilmington.
  • Steven Gomez of National City, Calif. is working for PHCC member Drum Plumbing in San Diego, CA and is enrolled as a plumbing apprentice at the PHCC Academy of San Diego.
  • Brendan Loellke of Jerseyville, Ill. is pursuing a degree in Mechanical Engineering at University of Missouri - Columbia.
  • Andrew Oak of Cheektowaga, N.Y. is pursuing a degree in HVAC Installation, Service & Repair at Alfred State College.
  • Elena Thomas of Broomall, Pa. is pursuing a degree in Integrated Business and Engineering at Lehigh University.

About Delta Faucet Company
Founded by Masco Corporation in 1954 with the introduction of the single-handle faucet, Delta Faucet Company is proud to be America's faucet innovation leader, featuring Delta®, Brizo® and Peerless® products. A WaterSense® partner of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Delta Faucet  is a global organization that offers kitchen faucets, bath faucets, shower heads, shower systems, toilets and related accessories, selling products in more than 53 countries. For more information, visit

About Masco
Headquartered in Taylor, Mich., Masco Corporation is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of branded building products. Our portfolio of industry-leading brands includes Behr® paint; Delta® and Hansgrohe® faucets, bath and shower fixtures; KraftMaid® and Merillat® cabinets; Milgard® windows and doors; and HotSpring® spas. We leverage our powerful brands across product categories, sales channels and geographies to create value for our customers and shareholders. For more information about Masco Corporation, visit

About PHCC Educational Foundation
The PHCC Educational Foundation, a partnership of contractors, manufacturers, and wholesalers, was founded in 1987 to serve the plumbing-heating-cooling industry by preparing contractors and their employees to meet the challenges of a constantly changing marketplace. Students interested in pursuing a career in the plumbing or HVACR professions are invited to visit for information on 2016 scholarships.

Links to additional resources
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About Masco Corporation


SOURCE Delta Faucet Company