TARC Awards $3,000 in Scholarships

The Tennessee Association of Roofing Contractors awarded $3,000 in scholarship from the TARC Scholarship Fund this summer. Recipients for 2017 are Sean Koren, Jr., Elijah Henley, and Spencer Pruner.

KorenSean Koren, Jr. of Hendersonville TN will be attending the University of Tennessee at Knoxville and is one of the two contractor’s scholarship recipients. Sean, a student of chemical engineering, plans to pursue medical school after he finishes his undergrad for neurosurgery. When his is not at his studies or working, Sean competes at the Beta Club conventions, the Beech Swim Team, and volunteers as a Captain with Fraternus.



Elijah Henley of Powell TN is the second contractor’s scholarship recipient for 2017. Elijah is a pre-med student at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville and plans to attend medical school for orthopaedic surgery. Aside from his studies, Elijah plays varsity football and baseball and is a scholarship athlete. He has also served his peers as class president during his sophomore year. Elijah spends his summers working for C.M. Henley Company in the roof cad drawing department.


prunerSpencer Pruner of Bristol TN is the recipient of the Thomas Herbert Scholarship, also known as the Associate Member’s Scholarship. Spencer is a student at East Tennessee State University at Johnson City and is majoring in special education. His plans to pursue a master’s degree to work in special education and would like to coach soccer. Spencer is a youth mentor at 1st Presbyterian church, and is a student tutor for soccer and football. He has also volunteered with the Boys and Girls Club of Tennessee.

Every year the Tennessee Association of Roofing Contractors strives to raise money and award deserving students to advance their education across Tennessee. TARC has given thousands of dollars over the years through the TARC Scholarship Fund. If you would like to learn more about how to contribute to TARC’s Scholarship Fund, email info@tarcroof.org.

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