Architectural engineering senior from Garden City named scholar of the year
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
MANHATTAN — The Committee of Fellows of the American Council of Engineering Companies has selected Kansas State University's Jeremy Ensz, senior in architectural engineering, Garden City, as its 2016 Scholar of the Year.
In addition to the $10,000 scholarship, the award includes travel expenses to the council's fall conference in Colorado Springs in October, where Ensz will be recognized at the awards luncheon.
To receive this scholarship, Ensz had first applied for and was selected as a winner of one of the American Council of Engineering Companies of Kansas Scholarships. From there, his application was sent on to the council’s national office for consideration.
"I was drawn to the architectural engineering field because my love of math and problem-solving," Ensz said, "and this was met with my passion for architecture and construction."
Ensz has been an intern at Orazem and Scalora Engineering in Manhattan. His current on-campus activities include a leadership role with Christian Challenge and serving as a leader with Bridges International, a Christian-based organization that works with international students through community and social events. He also competes year-round in intramural sports at Kansas State University.
"We are excited to have one of our students recognized with this national honor," said Ray Yunk, head of the architectural engineering and construction science department. "Jeremy is an outstanding young man whom I am proud to have as a representative of our department, college and university in this capacity."