Rich Harter, installation supervisor from St. Paul Linoleum and Carpet Co.; Robert Lucio, tile superintendent from Walter Daniels Construction; Stephen Ruggeri, owner of Steve’s Carpets and Ernie Nogaleswere are the winners of the first Bruce Newbrough Memorial Certified Installation Manager (CIM) Program Scholarship.

The Bruce Newbrough Memorial Scholarship was established to provide educational opportunities to floor covering Installation Managers who have demonstrated exceptional commitment to and excellence in proper substrate preparation and installation of floor covering. Newbrough, as Ardex director of technical services and later applications development, tirelessly utilized every opportunity to further his vision and passion for industry education and training on proper substrate preparation, all for the purpose of achieving successful installations. This is the foundation on which the Flooring Contractors Association (FCICA) was built and the reason that Newbrough was a dedicated ambassador of this organization.

As winners of this scholarship, each recipient will receive a fully paid tuition in the CIM Program compliments of Ardex and nora systems.

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