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ACEC of TN Scholarships Awarded
University of Tennessee-Knoxville engineering student Caleb Drummer has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship from ACEC of Tennessee. Drummer is expected to receive a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering in May 2014. He maintains a perfect 4.0 grade point average, has won multiple awards, and is highly respected by faculty. In fact, Drummer's advisor, Dr. Edwin Burdette, describes him as "one of the most promising students that I have taught in a half-century of teaching." Drummer will now be eligible to compete for national ACEC scholarships in the fall with award amounts as high as $10,000.
Nicholas True, a University of Tennessee-Chattanooga Mechanical Engineering student, has also received a $1,000 scholarship from ACEC of Tennessee. He is from Georgetown, TN. His 4.0 grade point average resulted in membership in the Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society. Professor and Assistant Dean Cecelia Wigal said True "is a leader but also a team member - he knows where it is needed by the team and he follows when he knows another's leadership skills are more needed than his." Nick True will also be considered for national scholarships.
TN Engineering Foundation Scholarships Awarded
The TEF awarded three student's scholarships. Rebecca Escue from Portland, TN, who is a junior in mechanical engineering at Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville won the $3,500 Dorothy and Arthur Crouch Memorial Scholarship. TEF scholarships of $3,000 each were awarded to Dustin Morris from Lewisburg, TN, who is a junior in electrical engineering at Tennessee Technological University, and to Nicholas True from Georgetown, TN, who is a sophomore in mechanical engineering at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.
The TEF was established by a group of engineering organizations to advance and support the engineering profession in the State of Tennessee. TEF raises funds for scholarships and other kindergarten -12th grade science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education support activities such as MATHCOUNTS. The TEF is headquartered at the Tennessee Engineering Center, 800 Fort Negley Blvd., Nashville, TN, 615-242-2486.