SEASIDE — The Schweiger Memorial Scholarship Fund and Advanced American Construcion of Portland have selected 10 students to receive $42,000 in scholarships for the 2017-2018 school year.

One of the recipients is Maxwell Beaudoin, of Seaside, a junior at Oregon State University pursuing a degree in civil engineering, who received a scholarship award of $7,000.

The awardeeswere honored at the 18th annual Schweiger Scholarship Awards Dinner and Silent Auction Tuesday at the Sentinel Hotel in Portland.

To date, the fund has awarded 217 scholarships, totalling $630,000. Students are selected to receive the award on the basis of their academic and extra-curricular excellence in the pursuit of careers in the construction and construction-related fields.