Mel Corley, professor emeritus of mechanical engineering, and James Eads, former program chair and lecturer in electrical engineering technology, have received statewide engineering professionalism awards for 2014 from the Louisiana Engineering Society.
Corley was selected to receive the Leo M. Odom Award for Services to the Profession for his distinguished service to engineering in Louisiana, and the Louisiana Engineering Foundation selected Eads for an Engineering Faculty Professionalism Award for endorsing engineering professionalism at Tech.
Ruston High School graduate Kailee Rivera, center, was recently selected as the recipient of the second annual Tom and Cathi Cox-Boniol New Tech Scholarship. Pictured with Rivera is Tom Boniol, left, and ACHIEVE COORDINATOR Cathi Cox-Boniol, right. While earning a 3.9 GPA, Kailee served as cheerleading captain, was inducted in the National Honor Society, served as a Bearcat Mentor, participated in the talented art program and was a student representative for the NT@R Advisory Board.
Erik Johnson is a rising senior and an Army ROTC cadet heading to Germany for a special experience.
Of thousands of cadets across the nation, Johnson is the only cadet from Louisiana and the only cadet from Grambling State University heading to the Cadet Troop Leader Training program in Vilsek, Germany, which is six hours from Switzerland and four hours from Austria.
“This year is the first year Grambling State University has participated in sending its cadets overseas to be a part of the CTLT,” said Johnson, during a recent interview on campus before traveling abroad.
Northern Louisiana Medical Center is offering community residents free help with evaluating insurance options and enrolling on the Marketplace. Appointments can be made with certified assisters by 254-7580.
“Open enrollment”— the annual three-month period during which Americans can comparison shop and purchase healthcare coverage on the government’s Health Insurance Marketplace — is in full swing.