Walters awards $8,000 in High School Scholarships

July 10, 2024

Walters, an award-winning developer, presented college scholarships totaling $8,000 to four students from Barnegat and Southern Regional High School. Since starting the annual program, Walters has sponsored 43 scholarships totaling over $88,000.

This year, the recipients were Sarah Capone and Ryleigh McDonald from Southern Regional High School; and Jane Haviland and Alyssa Trimarco from Barnegat High School. Each student was awarded a $2,000 scholarship.

“We are proud to continue our tradition of honoring the students’ achievement with these meaningful scholarships,” said Ed Walters Jr., founder, and partner of Walters, who grew up in Southern Ocean County and attended Southern Regional High School. “We look forward to seeing all that these deserving students will achieve.”

Walters’ corporate mission is to give back to the communities in which it is active. Over the years, Walters’ philanthropic efforts have supported numerous causes, including the American Red Cross, American Cancer Society, the Foodbank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties, hurricane relief, Habitat for Humanity, Toys for Tots, Barnegat Volunteer Fire Company, and Barnegat and Stafford Girls Softball Leagues.

Barnegat, N.J.-based Walters is an award-winning leader in sustainable construction and over the past two decades has developed affordable housing communities throughout New Jersey. Walters manages every aspect of development from design and construction to property management. The privately held firm is committed to the highest construction standards and environmentally responsible building practices. Since 1984, Walters has grown steadily, creating three divisions—Walters Homes, Walters Architecture LLC and Walters Apartments.