University Programs

Fast Start Scholarships

2022-2023 Academic Year AISC David B. Ratterman Fast Start Scholarships

Awards totaling $76,000!

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible applicants must be:

  • the child of an AISC Full Member company employee OR share a permanent residence with an AISC Full Member company employee. Employees must work for a facility that produces, distributes or fabricates structural steel for use in buildings and bridges and whose tonnage is used in the calculation of the members required contributions to AISC.
  • a Freshman or Sophomore level student during the full 2022-23 academic year.
  • attending a 2-year or 4-year college full-time.

Deadline to apply: December 1, 2021.


Announcing the 2021-2022 AISC David B. Ratterman Fast Start Scholarship Winners

AISC congratulates the winners of the 2021-2022 academic year AISC David B. Ratterman Fast Start Scholarships.

2021-2022 Fast Start Scholarship Winners

Winners Attending 2-Year Programs

Name School AISC Member Company Employee Amount
Tyler Acreman Trenholm State Community College SES Ironworks, LLC $2,000
MaKayla Bischoff BGSU Firelands College Janotta & Herner $2,000
Rebekah Eccles Eastern Florida State College JP Donovan Construction Inc. $2,000
Drake Heatwole Blueridge Community College Shickel Corporation $2,000
Katie Kimble Orange Coast College Herrick Corporation $2,000
Summer Lynch Riverside City College Allied Steel Co., Inc. $2,000
Shayla Mitio Pueblo Community College Industrial Constructors/Managers


Anthony Najar Tarrant County College Irwin Steel LLC.


Winners Attending 4-Year Schools

Name School AISC Member Company Employee Amount
Shahad Alfaouri University of Arkansas W&W-AFCO Steel LLC $4,000
Tatyanna Biamby Husson University James A. Mc Brady Inc. $4,000
Madelyn Blaser University of South Dakota Behlen Mfg. Co. $4,000
Isabella Bounyarith College of Charleston Owen Steel Company Inc.


Sebastian Diaz Murillo University of Idaho Rule Steel $4,000
Ivan Duran University of Texas at Austin Patriots Erectors $4,000
Colton Evans

Vincennes University

Allstate Tower, Inc. $4,000
Brittney Herbe Bowling Green State University DH Steel Products LLC $4,000
Konnor Keller Penn State University Conewago Manufacturing LLC $4,000
Evan McNally Youngstown State University Ohio Structures, Inc. $4,000
Kalib Parsley Ball State University F.A. Wilhelm Construction Co., Inc. $4,000
Larissa Shearer Bloomsburg University Milton Steel Company/Acrow Bridge $4,000
Hannah Velilla Clemson University Owen Steel Company Inc. $4,000
Haylee Vickers Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis Electronics Research Inc. $4,000
Kacey Weathers Lander University Steel Fabricators, LLC $4,000

2021-2022 Judging Panel

David B. Ratterman, Scholarship Committee Chair
Hollie Noveletsky, AISC Board Member
Patrick Schueck, AISC Board Member
Matt Smith, AISC Board Member
Philip Stupp, AISC Board Member
Glenn Tabolt, AISC Board Member
Jacob Thomas, AISC Board Member