FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association, in cooperation with ARDEX America’s and nora systems, Inc., are pleased to announce the winners of the first Bruce Newbrough Memorial Certified Installation Manager (CIM) Program Scholarship.

Rich Harter- Installation Supervisor from St. Paul Linoleum and Carpet Co, Robert Lucio- Tile Superintendent from Walter Daniels Construction, Stephen Ruggeri- owner of Steve’s Carpets, and Ernie Nogaleswere awarded the inaugural Bruce Newbrough Memorial Scholarship for the Certified Installation Manager (CIM) Program. As winners of this scholarship, each recipient will receive a fully paid tuition in the CIM Program compliments of ARDEX and nora systems.

The Bruce Newbrough Memorial Scholarship was established to provide educational opportunities to floor covering Installation Managers who have demonstrated exceptional commitment to and excellence in proper substrate preparation and installation of floor covering. Bruce Newbrough, as ARDEX Director of Technical Services and later Applications Development, tirelessly utilized every opportunity to further his vision and passion for industry education and training on proper substrate preparation, all for the purpose of achieving successful installations. This is the foundation on which FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association was built and the reason that Bruce was a dedicated ambassador of this organization.

Individuals interested in applying for the Bruce Newbrough Memorial Scholarship can visit http://www.fcica.com/training-program/bruce-newbrough-scholarship to download the application.

One scholarship will be awarded each quarter.


ARDEX America’s

nora systems Inc