Melvin Kruger Scholarship Donor List

The Roofing Alliance wishes to thank our donors, the individuals and organizations who have generously contributed to our three Melvin Kruger Endowed Scholarship Programs. Due to the generous support of all donors, we are able to support education by awarding scholarships to qualified students whose families work in our Industry.

We currently have eight scholarship donor levels:

Palladium Scholarship Level – $300,000 and above

Platinum Scholarship Level – $250,000

    Firestone Building Products Co., Nashville, Tenn.

Gold Scholarship Level – $100,000

    Dan Cohen
    (Donations for the Dan Cohen Scholarship were made by Robert Bueche, Pioneer Roofing, Phoenix; John Plescia, Star Roofing, Inc., Phoenix; Jeff Starkweather, Starkweather Roofing Inc., Cave Creek, Ariz.; Kenton Summers, Specialty Roofing Inc., Phoenix; and Brian Torry, Veritas Marketing, Phoenix)

    Fred Good
    (Donations for the Fred Good Scholarship were made by The Mountain Co., Vienna, W.Va.; NRCA, Rosemont, Ill.; and donations made to the Fred Good Memorial)

    OMG Roofing Products, Agawam, Mass.

Titanium Scholarship Level – $50,000

    Commercial Roofing Specialties Inc., Larry Burns, Chip Martin, Warren Teague, Doraville, Ga.

    Dennis Conway, Las Vegas

    William A. Good, Seabrook Island, S.C.

    Gail Kruger Krapf, Macon, Ga. — In honor of Melvin Kruger

    John Miller, Ross, Calif.

    Jim and Suzanne MacKimm, (Beacon Building Products), Peabody, Mass.

    Reid and DeaNa Ribble, Sparta, Tenn.

    SRS Raise the Roof Foundation, McKinney, Texas

Silver Level – $25,000

    Beacon Building Products, Herndon, Va.

    Nelson and Jaclyn Braddy, King of Texas Co. LP, Grand Prairie, Texas

    John and Mary Gooding, GSM Roofing, Ephrata, Pa.

    L.E. Schwartz & Son Inc., Steve Kruger, Macon, Ga.

    Siplast, Irving, Texas

    Stephen and Melinda Sutter, Sutter Roofing Co. of Florida, Sarasota, Fla.

    Tremco, Roofing and Building Maintenance Divison, Tom Cummings, Beachwood, Ohio

    Gary and Mary Wolfe, Wolfe Roofing & Sheet Metal Inc., Reading, Pa.

Bronze Level - $15,000

    Commercial Roofers Inc., Dennis Conway, Scott Howard, Las Vegas

    F.J. Dahill Co., Jamie McAdam, New Haven, Conn.

    The Hamlin Family, Hamlin Roofing, Garner, N.C.

    Jude Laperouse, Edward J. Laperouse, Houma, La.

Copper Level – $10,000

    CNA Foundation, Aaron Koch, Chicago

    Jim Giese Commercial Roofing Co. Inc., Jim Giese, Dubuque, Iowa

    Gooding Group Foundation, Reed Gooding, Ephrata, Pa.

    United Materials, Beth Gloss, Denver

Contributor Level – up to $9,999

    Academy Roofing Inc., Suzie Boyd, Aurora, Colo.

    Baker Roofing, Mark Lee, Raleigh, N.C.

    Beacon Pointe, Garth Flint, Newport Beach, Calif.

    Beldon Roofing Co., Brad Beldon, San Antonio

    Boston Roofing Industry Promotion Fund, Thomas Gunning, Braintree, Mass.

    Crane Renovation Group, Gary Kerley, Columbus, Ohio

    Robert (Country) Harrison, Greenville, S.C.

    Latham Roofing Contractor, LLC, Dallas

    Mary Mai, Washington, D.C.

    Tom and Fran Manson, Leawood, Kan.

    Rob and Kate McNamara, Tecta America Corp., Rosemont, Ill.

    P.J. McTavish & Co. Inc., Burtonsville, Md.

    Midland Engineering Co. Inc., Mike Frahn, South Bend, Ind.

    Dan Murphy, Longmeadow, Mass.

    North/East Roofing Contractors Association, Braintree, Mass.

    J.A. Piper Roofing Co., Rodney Piper Jr., Greenville, S.C.

    Roofing Supply Group, Tim Perryman, Kennesaw, Ga.

    Roofs Inc., Joseph McDevitt, Lyons, Ill.

    Tech Roofing Service Inc., Joe Narkowicz, Springfield, Mo.

    Timothy Root Scholarship Fund, Jurin Roofing Services Inc., Quakertown, Pa.

    United Union of Roofers, Waterproofers and Allied Workers, Washington, D.C.

    Winona Heating and Ventilating Co., Michael Gostomski, Winona, Minn.