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2016 Leaders and Honors Awards

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Undergraduate Students Megan Bushlow and Evan Fredline each earned a Distinguished Achievement Undergraduate Award, which is presented to an outstanding undergraduate in each degree program. Criteria considered by the department awards committee include academic achievement, exemplary character, leadership in class and activities and potential for success in future endeavors. Bushlow is earning a degree in environmental engineering and Fredline is earning a degree in civil engineering.

Graduate Students Margaret Reuter and Yuhang Xu each earned a Richard F. and Eleanor A. Towner Prize for Distinguished Academic Achievement, which is presented to an outstanding graduate student in each degree program. Criteria considered by the department awards committee include the student’s active participation in research, leadership and academic performance. Reuter is earning her PhD in environmental engineering and Xu is earning a Master’s in civil engineering.

Graduate Students Ha Nguyen and Sahithya Reddivari were each selected for a Distinguished Leadership Award, which recognizes those who have demonstrated outstanding leadership and service to the College, University, and community. Nguyen is pursuing a PhD in civil engineering and Reddivari is earning her PhD in environmental engineering.

Graduate Students Emily Herbert and Sahithya Reddivari each earned a Richard F. and Eleanor A. Towner Prize for Outstanding Graduate Student Instructors. This prize honors up to four engineering GSIs each year who are exceptional and innovative teachers. Nominees must demonstrate the following: excellence in teaching, creativity or innovation as an instructor, and remarkable dedication to student success. Herbert is earning her PhD in civil engineering.

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