Franklin Building supply seeking submissions for High School Hero Award

Mar 8th, 2017 | By | Category: Regional News

Press Release

BOISE – Franklin Building Supply is recognizing outstanding High School students throughout Idaho and Northern Nevada once again, and is asking the community to nominate deserving candidates for their spring 2017 High School Hero Award.

Nominees will be judged on the basis of multiple achievements including grade point average, academic activities, school related extra-curricular activities, and community and/or civic related involvement. Upon selecting a winner, Franklin Building Supply will donate $500 in the student’s name to the academic department or non-profit 501(c)(3) organization of the winning student’s choosing. The winner will also receive a $500 cash prize for themselves, and state wide recognition.

“At Franklin, we operate on the philosophies and values of our founders,” states Rick Lierz, President and CEO of Franklin Building Supply. “We want to encourage young people in the community to strive for their personal best and continue pursuing their dreams. In order to become a well-rounded individual it is not only important to work hard in the classroom, but to also involve yourself in the community while being a positive role model to others. The High School Hero Award is our way of showing students that they have our support, and we are on their side.”

The deadline for spring submission is March 31st and a winner will be announced May 1st. Two students were previously selected and awarded Franklin Building Supply’s High School Hero Award in fall 2016, as well as this time last year. Students are now being given a sixth opportunity to win a High School Hero Award. Nomination forms are available for pick-up at any Franklin Building Supply store location or online at

About Franklin Building Supply:

Franklin Building Supply is a 100% employee owned company.  Established in 1976, the first store was located in Boise, Idaho.  Franklin now serves more contractors and homeowners throughout southern and central Idaho, northern Nevada and eastern Oregon than any other pro-dealer in Idaho.  Franklin proudly employs more than 400 team members and operates 15 facilities which include pro/retail building material locations, design center showrooms including Design Innovations in Meridian, and manufacturing facilities which include trusses, pre-hung doors, granite slab countertops, closets and cabinetry.    For more information visit:

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