Each year, since 1988, the Chicagoland Roofing Council Trustees have offered an annual renewable scholarship. This scholarship is awarded annually to a person entering a 4 year accredited college or university, a community college, or a vocational training center.

To qualify for the scholarship, the student must be a high school graduate who is a dependent of a member of a Chicagoland Roofing Council Contractor firm and the United Union of Roofers, Waterproofers and Allied Workers Local 11, or CRC Contractor office personnel. Awards are made based on need and aptitude. All persons as described, irrespective of race, gender, creed, or national origin, who satisfy the eligibility requirements and submitted a complete application by March 27, 2024 are eligible.


The CRC Scholarship Committee reviews applications from prospective scholarship recipients and chooses those who receive the awards.

  • Mark Duffy, Elens & Maichin Roofing & Sheet Metal, Inc. (Chair)
  • Bruce Diederich, Waukegan Roofing
  • Joe McDevitt, Roofs, Inc.
  • George Patterson, Bennett & Brosseau Roofing, Inc.
  • Rod Petrick, Ridgeworth Roofing Co., Inc.
  • Mitch Rabin, A-1 Roofing Company
  • Tony Roque, MW Powell
  • Paul Shah, Anderson & Shah Roofing, Inc.
  • Troy Wormley, W.B.R. Roofing


  • Viviana Bahena, Ridgeworth Roofing Co., Inc.
  • Corey Broom, Bennett & Brosseau Roofing, Inc.
  • Amy Clairmont, Olsson Roofing Company, Inc.
  • Xochitl Correa, Bennett & Brosseau Roofing, Inc.
  • Samantha Covarrubias, Adler Roofing & Sheet Metal, Inc.
  • Benjamin Eheart, Bennett & Brosseau Roofing, Inc.
  • Sara Fako, Combined Roofing Services LLC
  • Cora Gorman, Local 11
  • Hannah Jacobson, A-1 Roofing Company
  • Khamily Ocampo, Bennett & Brosseau Roofing, Inc.
  • Alan Ortiz, Bennett & Brosseau Roofing, Inc.
  • Laysha Rendon, All American Exterior Solutions
  • Charlie Reynolds, Olsson Roofing Company, Inc.
  • Marie Sosa, Bennett & Brosseau Roofing, Inc.

Past Recipients

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