Carrier and Bryant Distributors Invest More than $500,000 in Scholarships

INDIANAPOLIS — Carrier and Bryant have announced the recipients of the Distributors’ Education Foundation scholarship for the 2024-2025 school year. Carrier and Bryant are part of Carrier Global Corporation.

Since its inception in 1981, the Distributors’ Education Foundation, established to honor the late William A. Blees and his many years of service as an advisor to Carrier and Bryant distributors, has provided over $500,000 in assistance to more than 400 students working towards their undergraduate or vocational degrees. The scholarship is awarded to children and grandchildren of Carrier and Bryant contractors who demonstrate academic excellence, community service, and participate in extracurricular activities. This year, scholarships will be going to students in 25 cities from 11 states coast to coast. 

“For over 40 years, Carrier and Bryant distributors have significantly contributed to the growth of the HVAC industry by funding the Carrier and Bryant Distributors’ Education Foundation,” said Spencer Atkins, President and Chief Executive Officer, Weathertech Distributing and President, Scholarship Program Board of Directors. “Since inception, the Foundation has provided over $500,000 in scholarships and we plan to continue our support. This scholarship program is a crucial element in developing future leaders for our industry.”

“The Distributors’ Education Foundation scholarship is a unique way for our distributors to give back to their contractors’ families,” said Nick Arch, Vice President and General Manager, Residential HVAC Solutions, Carrier. “We’re honored to support this outstanding initiative and wish all recipients luck in their academic endeavors.”

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