July 12, 2002
Purdue School of Civil Engineering presents scholarships
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. The Purdue School of Civil Engineering recently presented nearly 30 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 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 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 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 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 Outstanding Senior Award for Civil Engineering, sponsored by the Purdue Student Engineering Foundation and awarded based on academic achievement and extracurricular activities.
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 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 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.
The Harold Munson Award, which recognizes excellence demonstrated by graduate instructors and teaching assistants in civil engineering. The award was established in 1973 by civil engineering alumnus C. Harold Munson in memory of his wife.
The Magoon Teaching Assistant Award, which recognizes an outstanding graduate student for excellence in teaching. This award is established through the dean of engineering.
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.
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