Military Engineers Honor Civil StudentsThree civil students have received scholarships from the Washington, D.C., post of the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME). The awardees are:
* Erin Strittmatter – 2010 Recipient of the 4th Annual Murphy Tuomey Scholarship Award. She is the vice president of the FLEXUS program within Women in Engineering at the Clark School. Additionally, she is a student member of the American Society for Civil Engineers (ASCE) and of SAME.
* Melanie Wong - Recipient 2010 Annual SAME Scholarship Award. Wong is president of the student chapter of ASCE and the director of outreach for the student chapter of the Society of Women Engineers. Additionally, she is involved in the University of Maryland Gemstone Research Program.
* Peter Soprano - Recipient 2010 Annual SAME Scholarship Award. He is an active member of ASCE and has participated in the Army ROTC program at the University of Maryland.
SAME is a professional society of Engineers, Architects and Environmental professionals. It is one of the oldest and most respected in the nation. It maintains the highest standards of professionalism, fosters exchange of ideas, and encourages team work between military and civilian design professionals.
Published December 3, 2010