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NSCA Education Foundation Raises $100,000 in 2009

Foundation Dollars Support Future of Commercial Electronic Systems Industry

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA, December 15 , 2009 — The NSCA Education Foundation raised $100,000 in 2009 to continue its goal to create and provide educational opportunities for students seeking a career path within the commercial electronic systems industry.

The Foundation increased its number of student scholarships in 2009 and also provided financial assistance for student memberships to NSCA. The charitable contributions were also used to grow its endowment to fund future scholarship opportunities.

The Foundation also established the Monte Wise Scholarship, in partnership with Bosch’s Communications Systems Division, to reward students who exemplify Monte’s passions of music, art and sound reinforcement.

Tom Frericks, NSCA Education Foundation president said he was impressed with the generosity of the industry even during an economic downturn.

“The support received by the Foundation ensures an optimistic future for years to come,? Frericks said. “The funds will help the Foundation develop professional and knowledgeable contractors for greater success in the industry as a whole.?

The NSCA Education Foundation would like to thank all of its sponsors, especially the members of the President’s, Founders’, Gold and Premier Clubs: AMX, Audio-Technica, Barco, Bosch Communications Systems, Bose, Christie, Communications Specialists Inc., FSR, Herman Pro Group, LG, Middle Atlantic Products, Mitek Communications Group, NEC, QSC, Rauland Borg and more.

The NSCA Education Foundation is funded by generous contributions from members of its President’s Club and industry members, and numerous charity events throughout the year, including the Putting Challenge and industry charity concert. For more information about the NSCA Education Foundation, visit www.nscafoundation.org or call 800.446.6722.

About the NSCA Education Foundation
The NSCA Education Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization that supports educational initiatives focused on the future growth and stability of the commercial electronic systems industry. The goals of the Foundation include: making training
available and affordable for industry professionals and students, attracting new qualified individuals into the industry; and providing the industry with leadership and direction through educational programs. For more information, visit www.nscafoundation.org.

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