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2018 UEC Scholarship Winners

Cory Goates

Mechanical Engineering
Utah State University
VBFA Scholarship

Cory has a 4.00 GPA, is a member of Tau Beta Pi, and has been selected as an Engineering Writing Center Writing Consultant for other students to benefit from. Cory has a computer science minor and is active in the Bridgerland Amateur Radio Lab. He is an intern at Bioenergy Technologies and a member of both the Experimental Rocket Propulsion Club and AIAA. One professor stated: “Cory is easily in the top 1% of all those I’ve recommended”. He is Tenor Section Leader in his Church Choir and a member of the University Chorale.

Nathan Guymon
Chris Phillips, representing Northrop Grumman, presents scholarship to Nathan Guymon

Nathan Guymon

Biological Engineering
Utah State University
Northrup Grumman Scholarship

Nathan’s focus is sustainable wastewater treatment technologies. He said in his application: “Adaptability is the principal word that defines me as a student, future engineer, and overall person. I strive to never limit myself to one sole avenue of learning…”. Nathan was awarded 2nd place (regional) for scientific photos from the Institute of Biological Engineering and a 2nd place for his video from the International Solid Waste Association. He is a member of the USU Water Polo Club, a Spanish translator, and a reading tutor.

Sydney Taylor
Chris Phillips presents scholarship to Sydney Taylor

Sydney Taylor

Mechanical Engineering
Utah State University
Northrup Grumman Scholarship

Sydney is a collegiate cross country team member and ironman competitor who is on the engineering student council and participates in a symphonic wind orchestra. Her research works to quantify the complex inclination effects in bottle emptying using numerical simulations. She intends to use this knowledge to suggest guidelines to prevent flow disruptions in long, inclined pipes. One reference said: “Ms. Taylor embodies the ideal rising engineer, excelling with remarkable ease in all her undertakings…Clarity of thought, rigor, determination, dedication, and genuine inquisitiveness”]

Dillon (Dewey) Potts
Dillon (Dewey) Potts

Dillon (Dewey) Potts

Mechanical Engineering
Brigham Young University
Orbital ATK Scholarship

Dewey is a member of the BYU High Powered Rocketry Team and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. He has “…an insatiable curiosity about engineering principles, analysis, design, and devices.” He has worked as an intern at both Los Alamos National Lab and Orbital ATK. He is a BYU Fluids Lab Research Assistant where he created a novel set up which allowed for simultaneous visualization of the jet impingement with a high speed camera and IR thermal imaging camera.

Alicia Dibble
Alicia Dibble

Alicia Dibble

BAE Systems Scholarship
University of Utah
Materials Science and Engineering

Alicia is a University of Utah student ambassador, where she reaches out to middle and high school with various events throughout the year. She performs research 10 hours a week at the University in degradation of plastics used in feminine hygiene products. Alicia is a co-founder and global marketing director in a start-up company, SHERO, creating biodegradable feminine hygiene pads for women worldwide. She is featured as a student success story in the University of Utah Office of the President publication.

Gerald H. Piele Scholarship

“The family of Gerald H. Piele funds this UEC scholarship every year in his name. Jerry is a talented electrical engineer, 91 years old and is still contacted for peer reviews on white papers and various projects. He had a long and distinguished career with many patents to his credit. He is passionate about the opportunities that education provides. He was recently asked what would be the best advice he could give to a young professional today, and his response
was this:

‘Be kind. Civility is in danger of being lost in today’s world.. Kindness will take you a long way. People will appreciate it, and you will feel better for it. Oh, and always double check your calculations!’ ”

Sherry Masutani
David Cline, UEC Scholarship Chair, presents the Gerald H. Piele Scholarship to Sherry Masutani

Sherry Masutani

Electrical Engineering
Weber State University
Gerald H. Piele Scholarship

Sherry said in her application: “Finding solutions to real world problems is what enticed me to study Electrical Engineering” and “I want to work towards a greener future.” Her focus is on solar panels, wind turbines, and electric cars. She has worked as a barista at Starbucks and as a janitor. She volunteers with the Boys and Girls Clubs of America.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

BAE System’s Ben Van De Graaff Scholarship

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Jacob Brown
Randy Tymofichuk presents the BAE System’s Ben Van De Graaff Scholarship to Jacob Brown
Landon Crowther
David Cline presents scholarship to Landon Crowther
Amber Barron
Chris Phillips, representing Northrop Grumman, presents scholarship to Amber Barron
Victoria Krull
Angie Tymofichuk, representing the GOED’s STEM Action Center presents scholarship to Victoria Krull with Val Hale, Executive Director of the GOED
William Johnston
Jed Lyman presents William Johnson with his Scholarship
Hannah Crawford and Mitch Shepherd
Cameron Scott, representing ASHRAE presents scholarships to Hannah Crawford and Mitch Shepherd
Group of 2018 UEC Scholarship Winners!
Group photo of scholarship recipients: Left to right: Landon Crowther, William Johnston, Victoria Krull, Jacob Brown, Sherry Masutani, Sydney Taylor, Nathan Guymon, Cory Goates, Amber Barron, Hannah Crawford, Mitch Sheperd
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