Outstanding students honored at luncheon

The College of Engineering and Applied Sciences annual Outstanding Student luncheon was held April 8 at Floyd Hall. Seniors with the highest GPA in each major were invited. Students were asked to select a faculty mentor from the college who had an important influence on their academic career.

Listed below are the outstanding student names, their major and their faculty mentor.

  • David Ajoku, Aerospace Engineering, Dr. Peter Gustafson
  • *Matthew Baird, Mechanical Engineering, Dr. Kristina Lemmer
  • Andrew Bonter, Engineering Design Technology, Dr. Betsy Aller
  • Daniel Burns, Construction Engineering, Dr. Yufeng Hu

  • Richard Cnossen, Civil Engineering, none identified
  • Martin Cowley, Computer Engineering, Dr. Lina Sawalha

  • Zachary Crawford, Industrial and Entrepreneurial Engineering, Dr. Steve Butt

  • Cynthia Davis, Graphic and Printing Science: Business, Dr. Dan Fleming

  • Jeffrey Galla, Manufacturing Engineering, Dr. John Patten

  • Gary Hiatt, Manufacturing Engineering Technology, Dr. Sam Ramrattan

  • Aaron Huntoon, Engineering Management Technology, Dr. Larry Mallak

  • Cooper Kudary, Chemical Engineering: Pollution Prevention, Dr. James Springstead

  • Scott Linder, Computer Science, Dr. Robert Trenary

  • *Timothy Ruesink, Mechanical Engineering, Dr. Kristina Lemmer

  • Brett Thomas, Electrical Engineering, none identified


Dr. Houssam Toutanji, dean of the college, handed out plaques to each student and their faculty mentor. Congratulations to our outstanding students on their accomplishments.

Outstanding seniors