Florida Green Building Coalition Announces Scholarship Recipients

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Scholarship recipient Alayna Delgado is a student at the University of South Florida, with Associate Professor George Philippidis and FGBC Executive Director C.J. Davila (left).

The Florida Green Building Coalition (FGBC), the leading certifier of green construction projects and a cornerstone of sustainability efforts in Florida, has announced the recipients of the FGBC Scholarship for post-secondary education. 

  • Sophia Corugedo, University of Florida.
  • Alayna Delgado, University of South Florida.
  • Jackie Noval, a student at South Broward High School,  will be attending Florida State University. 
  • Kendall Karcher, University of Central Florida.

FGBC is dedicated to improving the state’s-built environment. Its mission is to lead and promote sustainability with environmental, economic, and social benefits through regional education, community outreach and certification programs.

FGBC Executive Director C.J. Davila (left), , Jackie’s mom Ileana Noval, Jackie Noval, FGBC President Barry Faske, and South Broward High school Principal Patricia Brown.

Showing a commitment to promote a state of sustainability, FGBC launched the statewide scholarship program or students pursuing careers in green building or related sustainability disciplines.

Sophia Corugedo, a student  at University of Florida, with FGBC Board member Claire Lewis.

“Congratulations to these outstanding young people. The scholarships and our dedication to education and supporting the future leaders of the industry is another program we are proud of,” noted Ralph Locke, Chairman of the FGBC Education Committee.

FGBC launched the statewide scholarship program for students pursuing careers in green building or related sustainability disciplines.

Kendall Karcher, with FGBC Executive Director C.J. Davila, is a student at the University of Central Florida.

Founded in 2000, FGBC has over 20,000 residential, commercial, high-rise, land developments, local governments participating in its certification programs.

Unlike national and international programs, FGBC’s certifications are the only standards developed with Florida-specific criteria to address issues caused by the state’s hot-humid environment, unique topography, geology and natural disasters.

Going Green? In Florida you have a choice. For more information contact the Florida Green Building Coalition at info@floridagreenbuilding.org, visit www.floridagreenbuilding.org call (407) 777-4919.