Veronica Brems, Blaise King, Raul Molina and Autumn Yang, Purdue Polytechnic students majoring in construction management technology, have been named as inaugural Kiewit Scholars.
Romulo Gutierrez, Divya Nittur, and Alexander Paskill, students in Purdue Polytechnic’s School of Aviation and Transportation Technology, have been named recipients of 2022 scholarships from the ISTAT (International Society of Transport Aircraft Trading) Foundation.
Through a generous gift from Kiewit, a construction and engineering company, the Purdue College of Engineering and the Purdue Polytechnic Institute will offer the Kiewit Scholars Program at Purdue. Eligible Polytechnic students are rising sophomores, juniors and seniors that demonstrate academic merit, leadership and civic engagement while pursuing degrees in Construction Management Technology, Design and Construction Integration, Electrical Engineering Technology, or Mechanical Engineering Technology.
Dawit Lemma, founder and CEO of Krimson Aviation and a 2002 graduate from Purdue’s aeronautical engineering technology and flight technology programs, launched the $100,000 Krimson Aviation Scholarship and the Krimson Business Opportunity Program Scholarship for students from minority groups under-represented in aviation.
Three students in Purdue University’s School of Aviation and Transportation Technology earned scholarships from the International Society of Transport Aircraft Trading Foundation totaling $33,000. The scholarship recipients are Pratik Jadhav and Parth Mehta, both graduate students in aviation and aerospace management, and Branden Gallimore, senior in aviation management.
Kathryn Harville, a senior in mechanical engineering technology, received a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship from the U.S. Department of State.
Student teams competed for a share of $10,000 in prize money and an additional $10,000 in scholarships at Purdue Polytechnic’s Design and Innovation Challenge.
Kai Mangiaracina, junior in mechanical engineering technology and virtual product integration, became the 1000th recipient of Purdue’s Back a Boiler plan.
ASTM International has awarded a scholarship to Petr Vozka, a graduate research assistant in Purdue Polytechnic’s School of Engineering Technology.
The public is invited to the next Purdue Polytechnic Design & Innovation Challenge, to be held at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, April 25, in the Knoy Hall lobby.