FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 7, 2020
Janay Rickwalder, CAE
Vice President, Marketing and Communications
703-357-3918 | firstname.lastname@example.org
(Alexandria, Va.) - The Pool and Hot Tub Alliance (PHTA) has announced CPO® certified Bradley Griffith as the recipient of PHTA’s Board Scholarship. This award is intended to advance public health through improvement to the safety of aquatic environments by helping pool professionals or their direct descendants continue academic studies. To be considered, applicants must be a certified pool professional or an immediate family member and must submit an application package for the board to review.
The PHTA Board was strongly impressed with Griffith’s application, and is pleased to provide him with the Board Scholarship to continue his studies at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Upon notification of his selection, Griffith responded with the following statement: “My deepest gratitude towards all committee members and anyone involved in my selection for this award. I will be a lifelong supporter of PHTA. This financial assistance means a great deal to my family and I cannot thank you enough.”
Formal recognition of Griffith’s scholarship selection will occur at the awards ceremony during the virtual World Aquatic Health Conference, taking place October 15th and 16th. To learn more about the PHTA scholarship and fellowship programs, please visit https://www.phta.org/education-and-events/grants-and-scholarships/scholarships/.
About the Pool & Hot Tub Alliance
The Pool & Hot Tub Alliance (PHTA), a non-profit organization with nearly 3,500 members from around the world, was established in 1956 to support, promote, and protect the common interests of the $36.5B pool, hot tub and spa industry. PHTA provides education, advocacy, standards development, research, and market growth to increase our members’ professionalism, knowledge and profitability. Additionally, PHTA facilitates the expansion of swimming, water safety and related research and outreach activities aimed at introducing more people to swimming, making swimming environments safer and keeping pools open to serve communities. For more information, visit www.phta.org.