Rockford grad awarded engineering scholarship

The Cadillac Area Community Foundation is pleased to announce that Ian Neerken of Rockford is among the 2011 recipients of the James Frisbie Civil Engineering Scholarship. He will receive $1,000 to assist with his studies.

Neerken is a third-year engineering student at Michigan State University. He is also majoring in civil engineering. He has been the ASCE Student Engineering Council (SEC) student chapter representative since September 2008.

The James Frisbie Civil Engineering Scholarship Fund was established in January 2010 by the US-131 Area Development Association in honor of James Frisbie. The scholarships are awarded on an annual basis to students studying in the field of civil engineering.

To be eligible for this scholarship award, a student must be a currently enrolled full-time sophomore, junior or senior civil engineering student in an accredited civil engineering program; have a GPA of at least 3.0; must have graduated from a Michigan high school located in a county along the US-131 corridor (St. Joseph, Kalamazoo, Allegan, Kent, Montcalm, Mecosta, Osceola, Wexford, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska, Antrim, Charlevoix, or Emmet); and be a member of an ABET-accredited civil and/or environmental engineering program and be in good standing at the time of application and award. The scholarship may be awarded only to a student who will employ it to continue his/her formal undergraduate education at a recognized ABET-accredited educational institution.

For specific information about this scholarship program, visit www.cadillacfoundation.org.

 

Other Stories from the Squire

Top News…

Michigan ChalleNGe cadet meets Dale Earnhardt Jr. ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Respect, hard work, … [Continue Reading...]

Attention veterans! A call to action. Please stand for those who have fallen.   The Moving … [Continue Reading...]

The Rockford Girls’ Lacrosse team has been ranked number one in the Division One poll for most of … [Continue Reading...]

By JOHN HOGAN Rockford - and most of West Michigan, became a water wonderland last week as a … [Continue Reading...]

More Posts from this Category

In Other News

Knowing Your Competition   by David Broyles SCORE Counselor   Regardless of … [Continue Reading...]

Downtown Rockford was as busy this sidewalk sale week as in past years, despite a heat index of over … [Continue Reading...]

Rockford resident, writer and photographer John Hogan shared this picture with the Squire. The … [Continue Reading...]

David S. Fry

They wrote the book on cottage law—literally Recently, Attorney David S. Fry opened the … [Continue Reading...]

More Posts from this Category

Speak Your Mind

*