DES MOINES, IOWA – The Iowa Concrete Paving Association (ICPA) announced their 2019 scholarship recipients at their 55th annual Concrete Paving Workshop on Feb. 7.

ICPA awarded nine scholarships based on scholarship need, civil or construction engineering experience, an intent to enter the construction field in Iowa, and other related criteria.

Also new this year was the Bernard Larsen Memorial Scholarship given by his family in honor of Bernard Larsen, longtime president of Cedar Falls Construction and 16th President of the ICPA.

Local students selected for the 2019 ICPA Scholarship Program include:Rachel Origer (Adel) Iowa State UniversityJerad Wagner (Waukee) Iowa State University

Since 1989, ICPA has proudly sponsored a scholarship program aimed towards Civil and Construction Engineering and/or Construction Management students at Iowa State University, the University of Iowa and the University of Northern Iowa to assist in the development of future construction management for the highway construction industry in Iowa.

Information on future scholarship opportunities can be found on our website at