The FCICA announced yesterday the most recent recipient of the Bruce Newbrough Scholarship: Ben Coplan. The scholarship is provided in partnership with ARDEX Americas. Coplan works for Beckers, Inc. of New Brighton, Minnesota.
[This scholarship] will provide me with a whole new set of skills and education in flooring that will help me grow as I transition from field to office.
The scholarship honors the memory of Bruce Newbrough, a former, long-time ARDEX employee with a passion for education in the flooring industry. It covers the costs associated with the Certified Installation Manager (CIM) program, which includes application, content and assessment fees.
Apply for the next available scholarship here: https://www.fcica.com/CIM. You can read the FCICA press release here.
About ARDEX, A Global Innovation Leader in High Performance Specialty Building Materials:
Recognized by installation experts, ARDEX is a global leader in the development, manufacture and distribution of high-performance specialty building products for all aspects of substrate preparation, floor covering, tile and stone installation systems and architectural concrete systems for commercial and residential applications. As family owned company, the ARDEX Group leads through local customer interaction striving for excellence in all that we do. For more information about ARDEX Americas, contact us.
About the Certified Installation Manager (CIM) Program:
The CIM program provides industry-specific training modules led by experts that speak from years of floor covering experience packaged with assessments to confirm the vast knowledge obtained. The program is completely online, allowing users to work at their own pace, on their own time. For more information about the CIM Program, go to www.fcica.com/CIM.
FCICA, headquartered in West Bloomfield, Michigan, is the resource for premier commercial flooring contractors. Promoting the advancement and continuous development of Certified Installation Managers (CIM). Providing technical education, business support and industry expert networking. Delivering skills and knowledge to enhance the professionalism of commercial flooring contractors. FCICA is an international association whose contractor members serve the continental United States, plus Canada and Guam. For more information about FCICA: visit www.fcica.com or call 248-661-5015; toll free (877) TO-FCICA.