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MIE undergraduate student Thomas Derrig received the prestigious 2014-2015 Garland Duncan Scholarship of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers Foundation. This scholarship, which enables students pursuing an educational program in mechanical engineering or mechanical engineering technology, is awarded to a select number of qualified students based on their leadership, scholastic ability, potential contribution to the mechanical engineering profession and financial need. Derrig, who is a senior pursuing the mechanical engineering track, and was the 2013-2014 ASME President at MIE, placed first for this scholarship, and plans to graduate in Spring 2015. “I am honored to win a scholarship that will help me achieve my goal of becoming a professional engineer who uses creative problem solving skills to generate innovative solutions,” said Derrig.

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