Provides financial support to a student majoring in Surveying and Mapping. Students
taking required classes to obtain a Land Surveying Certificate may also be considered.
The John C. Gaskins Endowed Scholarship was established by Brenda Gaskins (John’s
wife) and Brandon Hutchins (John’s son).
Donor: Rochester & Associates, Inc. established the B. Keith Rochester, Jr. Memorial
Scholarship upon Mr. Rochester’s death. Most of Keith Rochester was started by his
sons and several gave money too. Their funds were their majority
Purpose and Background: The purpose of the B. Keith Rochester, Jr. Memorial Scholarship
is to provide financial support to student(s) who are pursuing a Certificate in Land
Surveying at Kennesaw State University.
About: Mr. B. Keith Rochester, Jr. was a 1960 graduate of Southern Technical Institute
with an AS degree in Civil Engineering Technology. He was born in Atlanta but lived
in Gainesville since 1960. He and his wife, Dale, started Rochester & Associates in
1966 as a surveying firm in his home, with a $2,000 investment and a dream of creating
a significant company. Mr. Rochester passed away on June 29, 2004. Today, the firm
is led by his sons, Darrell and Brian. Rochester & Associates has grown and its scope
of services to become a multifaceted land development consulting firm. The firm's
core values are directly linked to Mr. Rochester’s personal values and work ethic.
Atwell Surveying Scholarship
Kennesaw Campus 1000 Chastain Road Kennesaw, GA 30144
Marietta Campus 1100 South Marietta Pkwy Marietta, GA 30060