Hudson High Student Receives Better Schools Partnership Engineering Scholarship

Published Date: 
Wed, 08/06/2003

Ameresco LogoFramingham, MA August 6, 2003-Hudson High School graduating senior, Jason Pollard recently received the $5,000 Better Schools Partnership Scholarship from Ameresco, Inc. Pollard, son of Gary and Tracey Pollard, will be attending Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY this Fall, majoring in Civil Engineering, while also pursuing his athletic interests on their Varsity baseball team.

Ameresco is a leading energy solutions company in North America, with headquarters in Framingham, MA and local offices in Newburgh, NY. George P. Sakellaris, P.E., President and CEO for Ameresco, indicates that since 2000, Ameresco and its subsidiaries have completed energy solutions projects for over 300 customers involving over 9,000 facilities, with one of the largest being a landfill gas-to-energy project for the BMW manufacturing facility in Spartanburg, S.C.

Ameresco is currently implementing projects with 10 school districts throughout New York State. Ameresco’s Better Schools Partnership Scholarship is given to a graduating senior who exhibits outstanding qualities and excellence in academic achievement in an engineering related field of study. David J. Anderson, Executive Vice President for Ameresco, congratulated Pollard on being nominated by Hudson High School officials as a result of his scholastic ranking, membership in the National Honor Society, the various sports teams in which he participated, and volunteer community service.

Pollard was also recognized for his continued employment with local engineering firm, Crawford & Associates Engineering, P.C. Richard E. Kohrs, CPA for Ameresco in Newburgh, NY was on hand at Hudson High’s recent Senior Awards Night to personally congratulate Pollard and to present the award. Kohrs spoke highly of Pollard’s accomplishments at Hudson and encouraged him to make the most of his opportunities at RPI.

RPI has also selected Pollard to receive their prestigious Leadership Award Scholarship for his four years of undergraduate study there.

Release Date: 8/6/2003