Falconer Foundation Awards Scholarship to Washington Brewer
December 28, 2011 - 12:02 PMCongratulations to Anthony Stone, the recipient of the 2012 Glen Hay Falconer Foundation American Brewers Guild scholarship. Anthony, one of the brewers at Boundary Bay Brewing in Bellingham, will attend the American Brewers Guild’s Intensive Brewing Sciences and Engineering course. This year the Foundation entertained the largest number of applications in the program’s history.
The American Brewers Guild’s Intensive Brewing Science and Engineering course runs from January through June 2012. The course is a 22-week distance education program with a final week of residential instruction. The course provides instruction for brewers and home brewers lacking formal training in brewing science. It covers all the fundamentals of beer production and quality assurance.
The mission of the Glen Hay Falconer Foundation is to provide opportunities for professional and aspiring brewers from the Pacific Northwest to further their knowledge and expertise. The Foundation strives to fulfill this mission by offering educational scholarships to an accredited brewing school. Since 2004, the Foundation has awarded fifteen full-tuition brewing education scholarships.
Other recent Foundation scholarship award winners from Washington include Dean Priebe (2010) of Icicle Brewing Company in Leavenworth and Dave Pendelton (2011) of Dick’s Brewing Company in Centrailia.
Here is the press release from the Glen Hay Falconer Foundation:
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- December 2011
** ANTHONY STONE PREVAILS IN LARGEST APPLICANT GROUP EVER FOR FALCONER FOUNDATION AMERICAN BREWERS GUILD SCHOLARSHIP **
From a large group of talented applicants, Anthony Stone of Boundary Bay Brewing Company (Bellingham, WA) has named recipient of the 2012 Glen Hay Falconer Foundation American Brewers Guild scholarship. Anthony will be attending the American Brewers Guild's Intensive Brewing Science & Engineering course which runs from January through June 2012. The Intensive Brewing Science & Engineering course is a 22-week distance education program with a final week of residential instruction. The brewing scholarship is a full-tuition grant along with travel stipend that is offered with the generous co-sponsorship of the American Brewers Guild.
In making its final decision, the Selection Committee members were impressed by Anthony Stone’s hard work ethic, passion, and contributions to the broader brewing community. In the words of committee members, Anthony “embraces his homebrewing roots in the truest sense, even teaching homebrewing at a local college.” Anthony “continually demonstrates his hunger for knowledge” and “dedication to improving his knowledge base and to sharing this with others.”
The Foundation extends congratulations to Anthony and a sincere appreciation to all the applicants for their interest and enthusiasm for the Falconer Foundation American Brewers Guild scholarship.
Also, don't forget to mark you calendars for May 11-12, 2012 for the 10th Annual Sasquatch Brew Fest in Eugene, Oregon, which is sure to be the biggest and best ever! Come join us for what will be a very special event and celebration of the brewing education, craft brewing, and Glen!! Visit www.northwestlegendsfoundation.org for more information.