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Aug. 28, 2009: ASHRAE Announces Scholarships for 2009-10 School Year

August 28, 2009
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ATLANTA - The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) announced that it is awarding over $80,000 in scholarship money for the 2009-10 school year.

The 16 recipients of ASHRAE’s scholarship assistance are:

• Reuben Trane Scholarship: $10,000 to be awarded over two years, Daniela Sifuentes, George Fox University, mechanical engineering. The scholarship was established by Trane in memory of its founder.

• Willis H. Carrier Scholarships: $10,000 for one year, Sean Kolich, Kansas State University, architectural engineering, and Felipe Pincheira, Southern Illinois University, mechanical/civil engineering. The scholarship was established by Carrier Corp. in memory of its founder.

• Frank M. Coda Scholarship: $5,000 for one year, Andrea Gregg, Kansas State University, architectural engineering. The scholarship was created in memory of ASHRAE’s former executive vice president, who served from 1981-2004.

The following awards include one-year $3,000 scholarships:

• Duane Hanson Scholarship: Ryan Beaudrie, Lawrence Technological University, mechanical engineering. The scholarship was established by Gayner Engineers and is named for the company’s former president.

• Alwin B. Newton Scholarship: Kelly Griffith, Kansas State University, architectural engineering. The scholarship is named for an industry pioneer and ASHRAE fellow who was granted 219 patents.

• Henry Adams Scholarship: Dakota Kelley, University of Nebraska, architectural engineering. The scholarship was established by Henry Adams Inc. in memory of its founder, a Charter Member and sixth president of ASHRAE’S predecessor society.

• ASHRAE Region IV/Benny Bootle Scholarship: James Wood, Clemson University, general engineering. The scholarship was established collaboratively by Region IV and Benny Bootle, a former Region IV chair and regional director on the ASHRAE board of directors.

• ASHRAE Region VIII Scholarship: Andrew Cunningham, Oklahoma Christian University, mechanical engineering. This scholarship was established by Region VIII.

• J. Richard Mehalick Scholarship: Daniel Hehman, University of Pittsburgh, mechanical engineering. This scholarship was created by a former ASHRAE member.

• Donald E. Nichols Scholarship: Mallory Johnston, Tennessee Technological University, mechanical engineering. The scholarship was established by a former member of ASHRAE’s board of directors.

• ASHRAE Memorial Scholarship: James Moriarty, University of Connecticut, civil/environmental engineering.

• Associate of Engineering Technology: Craig Daniels, University of Northwestern Ohio, HVAC&R technology.

• Bachelor of Engineering Technology: Benjamin Lipscomb, Montana State University, mechanical engineering technology.

• ASHRAE General Scholarships: Sean Holder, St. Louis University, mechanical engineering and Jeremy Tucker, Portland State University, mechanical engineering.

Over the course of 20 years, ASHRAE has awarded a combined $991,000 to over 190 undergraduate and graduate students. For more information on ASHRAE scholarships, visit www.ashrae.org/scholarships.

Publication date: 08/24/2009

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