The RILBMDA offers college scholarships to students within our membership who display academic excellence, strong citizenship, positive character and a desire to make a meaningful contribution to society. The RILBMDA hopes to encourage our scholarship recipients to continue their education and be active role models and leaders in their respective fields and communities.
Scholarship Winners 2017
Andrew Carlson - Father, Bob Carlson, Arnold Lumber Company. Andrew will be a freshman at Northeastern University majoring in data science.
Katelyn Copp - Husband, Paul Copp, Coventry Lumber. Katelyn is in her junior year of college and starting her degree in Nursing at CCRI.
Branden Hollinghurst - Father, William Hollinghurst, Builders Surplus Inc. Branden will be a Senior at Quinnipiac University majoring in accounting.
James O'Connor - Father, Jim O'Connor, Andersen Windows. James will be a Freshman at Georgia Institute of Technology majoring in Industrial Engineering.
Eren Semonik - Father, Matt Semonik, Arnold Lumber Company. Eren will be a Sophomore at the University of Rhode Island majoring in Electrical Engineering and Applied Physics.
Autumn Soucy - Step-father, Pete Shea, Arnold Lumber Company. Autmn will be in her 2nd year of law school at Northeastern University School of Law.