PORT WASHINGTON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Franklin Energy Services, LLC, a leading national energy efficiency program implementation firm, is pleased to announce the 2015 recipients of the first annual Energy Efficiency Experts of Tomorrow scholarship program. Awardees include Anna Sommerfield (Michigan State), Benjamin Goodman (Northwestern) and Melissa Heinen (University of Wisconsin-Platteville).
“This was the premiere year for our Energy Efficiency Experts of Tomorrow scholarship program,” said Paul Schueller, Franklin Energy chief executive officer. “The candidates surpassed our expectations – they weren’t just motivated, they were innovative and truly engaged in their fields outside of the classroom. The future of energy efficiency is promising and Franklin Energy is honored to help support their career paths. I’m excited to see these students lead our industry in the coming years.”
Franklin Energy will be accepting 2016 submissions later this year. Applicants must currently be enrolled post-secondary juniors or seniors with a declared major in engineering or environmental science.
Recipients will be selected by a non-biased third-party panel, with an opportunity to receive $5,000 towards their education. The states included will vary each year and are yet to be determined for 2016. The company congratulates all candidates who submitted applications and encourage future qualifying students to apply.
About Franklin Energy Services, LLC
Since its inception in 1994, Franklin Energy has implemented energy efficiency programs for utility, state and municipality clients nationwide. The unbiased third-party firm of over 400 expert specialists pinpoints value driven, goal-focused efficiency solutions for its clients and their customers, from business to residential and everything in between. The firm received the Energy Star Sustained Excellence award for five consecutive years and was awarded Outstanding Energy Efficient Technology Deployment of the Year in 2013 by the Association of Energy Services Professionals (AESP).