Great Bend engineering student earns Tau Beta Pi scholarship
Wednesday, June 26, 2013
MANHATTAN -- Kristin Stewart, senior in architectural engineering at Kansas State University, is receiving a $2,000 scholarship for the 2013-2014 academic year from Tau Beta Pi, the national engineering honor society.
The organization awards its scholarships on a competitive basis of high scholarship, campus leadership and service, and promise of future contributions to the engineering profession.
Stewart, Great Bend, is an honors list student at Kansas State University and currently serves as president of the university's Kansas Gamma chapter of Tau Beta Pi, editor for Phi Alpha Epsilon honor society, and the knights and saints chair of Steel Ring senior honor society. She also is a member of the Illuminating Engineering Society and has served two summer internships with Ross & Baruzzini in St. Louis, Mo.
She is the daughter of Dallas and Radonna Stewart, Great Bend, and a 2009 graduate of Great Bend High School.
Tau Beta Pi is the world's largest engineering society. Membership is granted to engineering students on the basis of scholarship and exemplary character.