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February 2014, Vol. 69 No. 2

“They always are a highlight of the meeting,” he said. “In 2014, we’ll be giving away a Corvette and Cadillac Escalade and should raise about $400,000 for scholarships. We usually have about 120 students on scholarship which are merit-based and enable deserving young people to pursue their education. It’s a very worthwhile and satisfying program for our members.”

Allen is president of Pipe Line Constructors LLC, and his term as PLCA president ends at the 2014 association’s 66th annual meeting when a new president will be elected. That convention will be held Feb. 18-22, in Bonita Springs, FL.

PLCA offices are in Dallas, TX. J. Patrick Tielborg is managing director and general counsel.

PLCA, (214) 969-2700,