CertainTeed sponsors VGCC scholarship dinner

Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Eddie Ferguson from VGCC accepts a check from CertainTeed representative, at the CertainTeed plant.

CertainTeed of Oxford recently made a contribution to the Vance-Granville Community College Endowment Fund to serve as a premier sponsor of the upcoming dinner that honors both the students receiving scholarships this year and the donors who have made those scholarships possible. Pictured above, from left, VGCC Endowment Director Eddie Ferguson accepted the sponsorship from CertainTeed Plant Manager Mark Heilman. Among the many scholarships set to be recognized at the dinner on Oct. 12 in the VGCC Civic Center is the CertainTeed Academic Achievement Scholarship. The company also regularly supports the VGCC Endowment Fund Golf Tournament.

Founded in 1904 as General Roofing Manufacturing Company, today, CertainTeed is North America’s leading brand of exterior and interior building products, including roofing, siding, fence, decking, railing, trim, insulation, gypsum and ceilings. A subsidiary of Saint-Gobain, one of the world’s largest and oldest building products companies, CertainTeed and its affiliates have more than 5,700 employees and more than 60 manufacturing facilities throughout the United States and Canada.

Through the Endowment Fund, VGCC has awarded more than 8,800 scholarships to students since 1982. For more information about the Endowment Fund, call (252) 738-3409.