July 2, 2002
Purdue School of Civil Engineering presents scholarships
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. The Purdue School of Civil Engineering recently presented more than 75 students with honors at the school's annual awards program.
The awards presented were:
The Greeley and Hansen Elmer F. Ballotti Memorial Fellowship, which was established in 1996 by Greeley and Hansen in memory of their partner. The fellowship is awarded to graduate students pursuing a master's degree in environmental engineering.
The John R. Blandford Memorial Award, which was established in 1991 in memory of Purdue graduate John R. Blandford. The award recipients are graduate students in environmental engineering.
The Donald E. Bloodgood Memorial A986 in memory of Professor Bloodgood, head of the environmental engineering area from 1943 to 1971. The award is presented to a student who excels in environmental engineering.
The Jacques W. Delleur Award, which was established in 1996 by Professor Emeritus Jacques Delleur of the School of Civil Engineering. The award is presented to a graduate degree candidate currently working on topics in hydraulics research. The award provides financial support for travel expenses to attend a scientific or professional meeting for the acquisition of information and/or the delivery of a paper.
The Matthew Edward Kern Environmental Engineering Scholarship/Fellowship, which was established by Mr. and Mrs. Brian Kern in memory of their son, a former student in the School of Civil Engineering. The fellowship is presented to a junior, senior or graduate student pursuing a degree in the field of environmental engineering with a strong interest in the conservation of natural lakes and rivers and/or wastewater treatment.
The David E. Saksa Memorial Pass-the-Torch Award, which was established in 1988 by Mike and Norma Saksa in memory of their son, David E. Saksa, who was a senior in civil engineering at the time of his death. The award is presented to a student pursuing a career in environmental engineering.
The Gerrit H. Toebes Memorial Award, which was established in 1983 in memory of Gerrit H. Toebes, professor and head of the hydraulics and systems engineering area. The award, presented to an undergraduate or graduate student majoring in hydraulics and systems engineering, is given based on scholarship and leadership.
The William L. Wood Jr. Fellowship, a merit-based fellowship, established in 1998 by Terry Wood in memory of her husband and civil engineering faculty member, Professor William Wood. The award is presented to a first-year graduate student pursuing an advanced degree in environmental or hydraulic engineering.
The Martin J. Gutzwiller Memorial Awards, which were established in 1982 by family and friends in memory of Martin J. Gutzwiller, a professor of structural engineering. The awards are presented to students for superior performance and outstanding leadership in structural engineering.
The Eldon J. Yoder Memorial Awards, established in 1984 by family and friends in memory of Eldon J. Yoder, professor of transportation engineering. The award is presented to outstanding senior undergraduate and graduate students majoring in transportation and urban engineering.
The Tony Clark Awards, which were established by Mr. H.K. "Tony" Clark. The awards are presented to outstanding students entering the School of Civil Engineering after completing their freshman year.
The Greenberg Scholarship, which was established by Daniel Greenberg in 1999. The award is presented to a student concentrating in construction.
The Albert James Horth Memorial Scholarship, which was established in 1996 by Robert J. Horth in memory of Albert J. Horth. The scholarships are presented for academic excellence.
The Kleason Freshman Scholarship for a pre-civil engineering student, which was established in 2000 by Hubert and Audrey Kleason. The scholarship is presented to an outstanding student in freshman engineering planning to pursue a degree in civil engineering.
The Edna C. and William Y.H. Ling Civil Engineering Scholarship, which was established in 1997 by Edna C. and William Y.H. Ling. The scholarships are presented to students in the School of Civil Engineering who excel academically.
The Robert D and Margaret J. Miles Civil Engineering Scholarship, which was established in 1998 by Professor Emeritus Robert D. Miles. The scholarships are awarded to one or more students of junior or senior class standing who are enrolled in the School of Civil Engineering.
The John and Sharon Reynolds Civil Engineering Scholarship, which was established by John and Sharon Reynolds in 2001. The award is presented to an undergraduate who has excelled in the School of Civil Engineering.
The Outstanding Senior Award for Civil Engineering, sponsored by the Purdue Student Engineering Foundation and awarded based on academic achievement and extracurricular activities.
The Myrtle Ford Tompt Award, established in 1980 by Arthur and Myrtle Ford Tompt. The award is given to the junior or senior in the School of Civil Engineering with the highest cumulative grade point average.
The Roy E & Myrna Wansik Civil Engineering/Cary Quadrangle Scholarship, which is presented to a junior, senior or graduate student with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 who resides in Cary Quadrangle or is an employee or child of an employee of Cary Quadrangle during the year covered by the scholarship.
The Pai Tao Yeh Memorial Scholarship, which was established in 1998 by Mrs. Yeh in memory of her husband. The award is presented to undergraduate students enrolled in the School of Civil Engineering.
A certificate of merit in recognition of excellence in academic improvement in civil engineering, sponsored by the D.J. Angus Scientech Educational Foundation and the Office of the Dean of Engineering at Purdue.
The Geomatics Faculty Recognition Award, presented by faculty members in geomatics for excellence in the geomatics program.
The John G. McEntyre ISPLS Scholarship, established in 1989 by Purdue Professor John McEntyre and the Indiana Society of Professional Land Surveyors Inc. The scholarship is presented to an outstanding junior from Indiana majoring in land surveying.
The Jud and Betty Rouch Land Surveying Scholarship, established by Jud Rouch to recognize an outstanding student majoring in land surveying.
The Falk PLI Surveying Scholarship, established in 2000 by Mike Falk of PLI Engineering and Surveying in Portage, Ind. The scholarship is presented to an outstanding undergraduate student majoring in engineering surveying.
The John E. Goldberg Fellowship, established in 1997 with a gift from Dorothy Goldberg in memory of her husband, John E. Goldberg, professor emeritus of structural engineering. The fellowship is awarded to a student with scholarly potential who is pursuing a graduate degree in structural engineering.
The Martha Dick Stevens Scholarship, established in 1994 by Paul and Caryl Hamman and their daughter, Judith, to provide an annual cash award of $5,000 to encourage and promote the roles of women in civil engineering. The scholarship is awarded to a full-time female graduate student in the doctoral program at Purdue. Previously called the Maple Point Foundation Graduate Research Award, it has been renamed the Martha Dick Stevens Fellowship in honor of the first woman graduate of the School of Civil Engineering in 1897.
The William L. Dolch Graduate Scholarship, established in 2000 by Mrs. Elaine Dolch in memory of her husband, Professor William L. Dolch, and alumni donors who made contributions to the William L. Dolch Memorial Fund.The award is presented to a graduate student enrolled in the School of Civil Engineering who is pursuing a graduate degree in the area of materials.
The Joseph P. Chu Award, established in 1990 with gifts in memory of Joseph P. Chu (Ph.D.'73). The award is given to graduate students studying environmental engineering.
The William and Mary Goetz Graduate Fellowship, which awards one or more merit-based scholarships for graduate students enrolled in the School of Civil Engineering and pursuing an advanced degree in the field of materials, with a preference for students interested in flexible (asphalt) pavements.
General civil engineering scholarships also are awarded for academic excellence in the School of Civil Engineering. They are provided for by general donations to the school for scholarships to undergraduate students.
Other awards presented include outstanding teaching assistant awards, The Central Indiana Chapter ISPLS Scholarship, the Land Surveying Award and the Margaret Cunningham Memorial Scholarship.
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