Malco Products, SBC, has opened submissions for two of its national recognition programs: Head of the Class, a recognition program for trade education students; and Trade-Pro of the Year for HVAC professionals.

Through the no-cost, year-round Head of the Class Student Recognition Program, educators can nominate an outstanding graduating student in the HVAC/sheet metal, building construction and autobody repair fields to receive their choice of a significant Malco tool gift with an average value of $150.

The Trade-Pro of the Year Award recognizes outstanding HVAC professionals whose experience and achievements, on-the-job safety, excellent reputation and local involvement make a difference in their community. Five nation-wide winners will receive a $1,000 tool kit, and all qualifying trade professionals who submit a nomination will receive a Malco cap and gloves.

To nominate an outstanding student for the Head of the Class program, visit Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Trade professionals wishing to participate in the Trade-Pro of the Year Award program can self-nominate or nominate a colleague by June 30, 2019, at