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NSCA Education Foundation and Sponsors Hit Hole in One at Annual Charity Golf Outing

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The NSCA Education Foundation celebrates the success of its charitable golf outing and applauds its sponsors and tournament winners.

The event, held annually, kicks off NSCA’s Business & Leadership Conference, and sponsorship dollars raised are applied toward the Randy Vaughan Scholarship fund.  Designed to enrich the future of the industry, this scholarship provides assistance for students to pursue the fundamental education they need to be successful in an electronic systems career.

This year, golfers teed off on February 27, 2014, at the Four Seasons Resort and Club Las Colinas in Dallas, Texas. Players enjoyed a brisk day with some creative game twists playing on the prestigious PGA Byron Nelson Championship course.

The winners for the day included a first place tie between Chief/Advanced AV Systems and their players, Mike Boettcher, Laurie Englert, Michael Lezcano and Eric Rose (53), and an AMX team represented by Sam Titus, Kevin Bowyer, Clay Gaida and Coty Williams (53). The first place standoff forced a tie breaker on the back nine, where Chief/Advanced AV Systems moved to claim first place. The 50/50 Winner for the event was Robert Grubb from Bose, who gave his winnings back to the charity.  Other awards for Closest to the Pin and Longest Drive went to Steve Stacy of Almo and Coty Williams respectively.  READ MORE…


Shure’s Matching Grant Rallies Industry to Raise $50K for the NSCA Education Foundation


The NSCA Education Foundation is pleased to announce that the fundraising challenge initiated by Shure Incorporated has been met, and more than $50,000 have been raised for the NSCA Education Foundation.

Shure, the world’s leading manufacturer of microphones and audio electronics, pledged a matching contribution of $25,000 in an effort to bolster the AV industry’s commitment to protecting the next generation of systems integration professionals. The challenge, issued in September 2013 and ending on March 1, 2014, was promoted through various industry media channels and grassroots fundraising efforts. Manufacturers and industry members stepped forward with donations for the NSCA Education Foundation, raising $15,400 by the end of February.

During NSCA’s Business & Leadership Conference, SurgeX pledged to bridge the remaining gap with a $10,000 donation. With its contribution, Surgex helped the industry reach this $25,000 challenge to secure the match offered by Shure.  READ MORE…


Our Mission:

The mission of the NSCA Education Foundation is to advance educational opportunities by providing scholarships and awards to assist existing professionals and those pursuing careers within the low-voltage electronic systems integration industry. The Foundation is committed to the growth of the industry by providing access to the best education and latest techniques available.

The NSCA Education Foundation promotes and engages current and future electronic systems integrators in educational experiences to enhance the growth, professionalism and business skills needed in the electronic systems industry.

Our Goals:

  • Provide scholarships and awards to existing professionals looking to advance their careers and industry knowledge
  • Provide scholarships and awards to those pursuing a career in the electronic systems integration industry
  • Create industry networking and mentoring opportunities
  • Improve the quality of the workforce by offering access to business and executive educational opportunities
  • Raise money through special events to support the Foundation’s mission
  • Encourage colleges and schools to offer more programs relevant to our field through a partnership with Electronic Systems Professional Alliance (ESPA)
  • Communicate the positive benefits of starting a profession with the industry or improving existing skills

Why should Manufacturers and Distributors Donate?

Why should a student or school be interested in the electronic systems integrator profession?

How can I make a lasting impression on this industry?


Get more details by calling NSCA at 800.446.6722. For first time attendees of the NSCA Business and Leadership Conference, ask for an application for free registration.

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