Inaugural CPPI Scholarship Recipients Awarded $3,000

August 3, 2020

Press release via the Community Foundation of North Central Florida

On behalf of the Charles Perry Partners Incorporated Scholarship Fund, we are pleased to announce the recipients of the inaugural scholarship.  These three young people exemplify academic excellence, community involvement, and dedication to success.  Each of them will receive a $1,000 scholarship to further their education this fall. We are proud of these students and look forward to following their achievements.

Owen Ahrens, of Lynchburg, Va., will be attending the Virginia Military Institute and plans to pursue a career in the medical field. Ahrens is the son of CPPI Vice President/Regional Manager David Ahrens and Nicki Ahrens.

A graduate of Bell High School, Hannah Frey, of Trenton, Fla., will be attending Santa Fe College to study psychology and medicine. Frey is the daughter of CPPI Senior Superintendent Terry Frey and his wife Kimberly Frey.

Matthew Salustro, of Tampa, Fla., will be studying building construction at the Gator Design & Construction Program at Santa Fe College/University of Florida.  A graduate of Jesuit High School who played varsity hockey for four years, Salustro is the son of CPPI Senior Project Manager Darryl Salustro and Jessica Barnes.

Best of luck to the 2020-21 Charles Perry Partners Scholars!

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Ranked one of Engineering News-Record’s 2020 “Top Contractors,” Charles Perry Partners, Inc. (CPPI) is one of the Southeast’s largest privately held construction firms. Recognized as a powerhouse of innovation, sustainability, craftsmanship and expertise, CPPI performs a wide range of design-build, construction management and general contracting services, including project planning and modeling, budget estimating and cost management, project scheduling and construction.