Balfour Beatty Communities Foundation awards academic scholarships to Cannon Family

As part of the Balfour Beatty Communities Foundation’s goal to promote the pursuit of education and a commitment to community leadership, Cannon Family Homes residents Erick Akins, Abbie Braswell and Christopher Cameron received academic scholarship awards for the 2016/2017 school year.

Balfour Beatty Communities Foundation awards academic scholarships to high school seniors, undergraduate and/or graduate students attending accredited educational/technical institutions.

Scholarship recipients were selected on the basis of demonstrated leadership qualities and a drive toward bettering their community.

“On behalf of the Foundation, I would like to congratulate this year’s hardworking and dedicated scholarship winners,” said Chris Williams, president of Balfour Beatty Communities Foundation. “The academic and community-driven integrity of our resident applicants is consistently impressive and we are proud to help support their academic journey and future aspirations.”

Akins will be studying computer engineering at University of Texas San Antonio, Braswell will be studying English/secondary education at Clovis Community College and Cameron will be studying aviation maintenance management at Liberty University.

Balfour Beatty Communities Foundation is a non-profit organization which principally focuses on the post-secondary educational goals of residents who live in communities owned and managed by Balfour Beatty Communities, LLC. Since the scholarship program’s inception in 2009, Balfour Beatty Communities Foundation has awarded more than 250 academic scholarships.