Seven Mines students receive Student Life awards for academic excellence

GOLDEN, Colo., May 12, 2015 – Congratulations to the following Colorado School of Mines students who received awards at the Student Life Awards Luncheon May 7.

Outstanding Student Service Award

Presented to a student(s) who went above and beyond their academic role on campus to vigorously participate in activities or projects that benefit their fellow students and the Mines community.

Chemical Engineering student Kaylin Berry, GPA 3.3Metallurgical and Materials Engineering student Kyle Heser, GPA 3.3

Colorado Engineering Council Award

Presented to students who show excellence in scholarship, high integrity and general engineering ability. 

Mechanical Engineering student Kaitlyn Martin, GPA 3.9; Environmental Engineering student Bethany Klinkerman, GPA 3.5; and Chemical Engineering student Melissa Marshall, GPA 3.9

William D. Waltman Award

Presented to a graduating senior(s) whose conduct and scholarship have been most nearly perfect and who has most nearly approached the recognized characteristics of an American gentleman or lady during the recipient’s entire collegiate career.

Engineering Physics and Applied Mathematics student Eric Jones, GPA 3.9Computational and Applied Mathematics student Abigail Branch, GPA 3.9


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