Peterson School Scholarships

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Plumbing Scholarship

The Andrew W. Fleming Plumbing Scholarship

Andy Fleming (the “Andy” in “Normandy”) taught at the Peterson School for nearly 30 years.  He created our plumbing program, and spent countless hours developing curriculum and helping students in any way he could.  He has been instrumental in the growth of the school over the years, in trade areas beyond our plumbing program.  This scholarship will be awarded to the student that best exemplifies Andy’s greatest traits – the…

Scholarship for a Second Class Firemen Student for Steam Engineering

The Gus Bakas Memorial Scholarship

As a member of the faculty of The Peterson School, Gus Bakas shared a great devotion to his trade by preparing hundreds of students for their State License Exams for nearly 30 years. Sadly, in April of 2017, Gus passed in a tragic automobile accident. Gus began his career in 1984 as a student in our Steam Engineering Program. He continued his career and education in the power industry and…

HVAC and Electrical Scholarship

James M. Acone, Sr. Memorial Scholarship ($1,000)

To be given to a worthy student of The Peterson School pursuing a career in the field of HVAC or electrical studies. Jim was a special individual. Those who were lucky enough to know him will remember his passion for his family, and his love for planning and hosting events to celebrate the milestones and accomplishments of those he cared for. Jim had a successful career as an electrical engineer,…