2020 Richard McKeagan scholarship winners announced


The MCAC student scholarship was re-named to recognize long-serving CEO Richard McKeagan.

The Mechanical Contractors Association of Canada (MCAC) has released the recipients of the 2020 Richard McKeagan Scholarship series. In total, $17,000 was awarded to students in the mechanical contracting and engineering fields.

“MCA Canada is committed to supporting the next generation of employees in our industry, and this year we saw a record number of applications for our scholarship program,” said Dave Holek, president and chair of MCAC.

The series is named in honour of past CEO Richard McKeagan, who joined MCAC back in 1990.

Since its launch in 2006, the scholarship series has awarded more than $50,000 to post-secondary students entering the mechanical field of study.

The following students received scholarship funding through the series:

“Our industry faces significant change and evolution in the coming years, particularly in light of the demographic shifts expected in the workforce as a result of COVID-19,” said Holek. “This scholarship program provides a connection to students and potential employees, and an opportunity to showcase what great careers are available in our industry. We look forward to seeing this next generation of workers enter the workforce and become the new leaders in our industry.”

For more information about the Richard McKeagan Scholarship series, visit the MCAC website.


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