Two ASU chemical engineering students, Elizabeth M. Walker and Taylor M. Brownlee, are among the 157 Tau Beta Pi scholars for undergraduate study during the 2011-2012 academic year.
Walker receives a Dodson Scholarship. Charles R. Dodson, MD B ’30, made a generous gift in 1998. Placed in the C.R. Dodson Scholarship/Fellowship Fund, its investment earnings will support the program in perpetuity. Mr. Dodson passed away in 2003 at the age of 96. Brownlee receives a Record Scholarship which commemorates Leroy E. Record, KS A ’29.
The scholars receive a cash award of either $2,000 for his or her senior year of evengineering or $1,000 for one semster. All Tau Beta Pi Scholarships are awarded on the competitive criteria of high scholarship, campus leadership and service, and promise of future contributions to the engineering profession. All scholars are members of Tau Beta Pi.
Tau Beta Pi is the Engineering Honor Society, founded at Lehigh University in 1885. It has collegiate chapters at 237 engineering colleges in the United States and active alumnus chapters in 20 cities. It has initiated more then 525,000 members in its 125-year history and is the world’s largest engineering society.