First Stephen H. Swigart Scholarship Winner Begins Studies in Engineering

November 06, 2019

Spartan Chemical Company, a recognized leader in the formulation and manufacture of sustainable cleaning and sanitation solutions for the industrial and institutional market, announced today the Stephen H. Swigart, BSCAI scholarship has been awarded to Genesis Torres-Romero.

With the $3,000 scholarship, Torres-Romero has begun her studies in general engineering at Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) in Annandale, Virginia.

 “We are so proud to give back to the BSCAI,” said John Swigart, President, Spartan Chemical Company. “Education is a core value at Spartan and something we strongly promote within our organization. Congratulations to Miss Torres-Romero… all the best of luck in your future endeavors.”

Torres-Romero took the opportunity to thank Spartan Chemical. “From elementary school to high school, my parents have always pushed me to have a bright future and to be on top of my game,” she says. “College takes a lot dedication, but if you really want to do something, go for it.”

The Stephen H. Swigart Scholarship is awarded to one student each year who meets or exceeds certain standards set by the BSCAI committee. The mission of this scholarship is to provide funds to the student that will promote the welfare of the public as it relates to the contract cleaning and maintenance industry.

About Spartan Chemical Company

At Spartan Chemical Company, we make clean simple®.  We are a recognized leader in cleaning and sanitation solutions for the industrial and institutional market. As a proud US employer, Spartan formulates and manufactures high quality products from our state-of-the-art facility in Maumee, OH and sells both domestically and internationally through a select network of distribution. Spartan's products and services are used in building service contractor, education, food service and processing, health care, industrial, lodging/hospitality, and vehicle care markets.


For more than 50 years, the Building Service Contractors Association International (BSCAI) has been the Business Resource for Contractors™. BSCAI represents a worldwide network of companies from across the United States and throughout the world that provide cleaning, facility maintenance, security, landscaping and other related services to building owners and managers. The association provides contractor-specific educational programs, individual certifications, publications, a members-only purchasing program, seminars, industry data and research and networking opportunities, all developed specifically for leaders in the building service industry.


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