SMACNA Arizona Awards Anthem Teen With J.B. Rodgers Endowed Scholarship

SMACNA Arizona, the Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors National Association’s Arizona chapter, has announced that Anthem’s Dylan Hendrix, a recent graduate of Boulder Creek High School, has received the J.B. Rodgers Endowed Scholarship.

To qualify for the scholarship, which is for $3,000 per academic year and named for long-time SMACNA and business leader J.B. Rodgers, students must have a relative who is a SMACNA member and show both a commitment to post-secondary education as well as dedication to one’s high school endeavors.

Hendrix is enrolled at Arizona State University and plans to study engineering.  He graduated from Boulder Creek with a 4.2 grade point average, was a member of the National Honor Society and was in the top 10 percent of his class.  During his senior year, he started 10 games as pitcher for the baseball team, posting a 6-5 record while leading the team in innings pitched and complete games.  He also had a .341 batting average and was third on the team with 29 hits.  He was selected to play on the Arizona Baseball Coaches Association’s Academic All Star Team. 

Dylan is the son of Allen and Renee Hendrix.  Allen serves on the board of directors for Able Balance AZ, a SMACNA Arizona contractor, and is also a trustee for SMACNA Arizona.

SMACNA Arizona contractors are leaders in the HVAC industry by setting the highest standards of performance, service and safety.

The union contractors who comprise the SMACNA Arizona chapter are dedicated to progressive actions that improve both the trade and the construction industry.

SMACNA Arizona is committed to quality work and ensuring quality workers for the future. SMACNA is an international association of union contractors in the sheet metal and air conditioning industry representing 4,500 contributing contractor firms.  The organization is focused on upholding the highest standards of quality and excellence in all facets of the sheet metal and air conditioning industry. To demonstrate that commitment, SMACNA Arizona has contributed more than $2.5 million statewide toward skills training and apprenticeships programs. For more information on SMACNA Arizona, visit or call (602) 734-0214.   You can also find SMACNA Arizona on Facebook:

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at Oct 30, 2014

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