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AISC 2011-2012 scholarship winners announced

The American Institute of Steel Construction, in conjunction with structural steel industry partners, awarded scholarships to 27 undergraduate and graduate students in civil and architectural engineering, and construction management, for the 2011-2012 academic year. AISC and its industry partners place high priority on the development of future professionals and offered $83,000 of aid to university students for this year’s program.

AISC Education Foundation

$5,000 Awards
Eric Grusenmeyer, Kansas State University
Temple Richardson, University of Kansas
Diana Louie, Stanford University
Paul Zheng, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Quinn Peck, Santa Clara University
Daniel Shin, Washington State University
Jeff Svatora, University of Nebraska Lincoln at Omaha
Stephen Kilber, South Dakota School of Mines & Technology

$3,000 Award
Galen Reed, Northwestern University

$2,500 Awards
Scott Darling, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Steve Kane, Villanova University

$2,000 Award
Elizabeth Rehwoldt, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

AISC/Southern Association of Steel Fabricators – $2,500 ea.

Roger Mock, Georgia Institute of Technology
Aaron Thomas, University of Kentucky

AISC/Associated Steel Erectors of Chicago – $3,000 ea.

Robert Firman, Purdue University
Derek Marucci, Trine University
Jeffrey Meissner, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Elizabeth Rehwoldt, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Ben Zobrist, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

AISC/Great Lakes Fabricators & Erectors Association
– $5,000

Lauren Hickey, University of Michigan

AISC/W&W Steel for Oklahoma State University –

Ricardo Montoya, Oklahoma State University

Indiana Fabricators Association – $500 ea.

Katelyn Bochnowski, Purdue University
Alan Crague, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
Michelle Jarzynka Roy, Valparaiso University
Ben Lauletta, Trine University
Jonathan Pfrommer, University of Notre Dame
Susan Smith, University of Evansville

For more information about the awards and other student programs offered by AISC, visit