Fourth-Year Students

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Dhir Agrawal Industrial Engr (BS)
Economics (BS)

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Leadership

Client Acquisition, National Organization for Business and Engineering Founder and President, Photography Club (High School), THON technology Captain Spring 2020

Service

Initiated, implemented and modeled a project to employ disabled people in local Industry.

Awards

President’s Freshman Award

Internships

Maharashtra Oil Extraction Private Limited- Intern (May 2017-June 2017) World in Conversation- Undergraduate Staff (August 2018-Present)

Languages

English, Hindi, and Marathi

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Laura Brownstead Acoustics (PHD)
Engr Mechanics (UMNR)
Engineering Science (BS)
Leadership Academy (UCT)

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Leadership

Officer of Member Relations, Society of Women Engineers at Penn State Treasurer, Theme Park Engineering Group at Penn State Vice President, Society of Engineering Science at Penn State Mentor, Women in Engineering Program Orientation

Service

Society of Women Engineers at PSU (63 hours); Girl Scout Troop 41152 (200 hours); SCAHS NHS (60 hours); Good Shepherd Catholic Church (70 hours); Park Forest Swim Team (30 hours); NLAC (25 hours)

Awards

SWE Aspire Award (Apr 2019); Penn St ate President’s Freshman Award (Apr 2019); CEOI COE Ally (Mar 2019); Dean’s List (FA 2018) Judge Richard M Sharp Memorial Award (May 2018); Kim Gedney-Guzik Bullfrog Spirit Award (July 2018); 2nd Place Parliamentary Debate, PHSSL States (2018); 1st Place Regional PA Governor’s STEM Competition (2018); Certificate of Merit (2017-2018); SCAHS High Honor Roll (2014-2018); Top 10% Class of 2018 (2014-2018); AP Scholar with Distinction (2017-2018); Girl Scout Silver and Bronze Award (2014, 2012); Girl Scout Service Bar (2015); Girl Scout Safety Award (2015)

Scholarships

William and Wyllis Leonhard Honors Scholarship; SWE Runner-up Most Active Member Scholarship Kiwanis Scholarship

Internships

Applied Research Laboratory at Penn State

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Nora O'Toole Cybersec Analyt and Oper (BS)

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Mikayla Roach Biomedical Engneerng (BS)
Leadership Academy (UCT)

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Leadership

Vice President of the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) (2020-2021), Treasurer of BMES (2019-2020), Service Chair of BMES (2018-2019); Treasurer of the Happy Valley Christian Community; Program Assistant (PA) for First Years in Engineering and Science (FISE); Mentor for the Multicultural Engineering Program Orientation (MEPO), Mentor for the Engineering Orientation Network (EON), Mentor for the Millennium Scholars; Learning Assistant for CHEm 110, Tutor for CHEM 110, Test Proctor for CHEM 110; McKinsey & Company Freshman Diversity Leadership Academy; Women’s basketball manager; Member of NSBE, part of the Technical Outreach and Community Help Committee; Member of Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society; Member of Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society, Member of the National Society of Leadership and Success, Part of the Millennium Scholars Program and the Schreyer Honors College; Selected as Sophomore Panelist for Millennium Scholars Interview Weekend; Keynote Speaker at Girl Scout Silver Award Ceremony (2020); Presented research at the Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Conference

Service

Millennium Scholars Scout Day, Volunteer at the Boys and Girls Club, Volunteer at the Third Street Alliance, Thanksgiving Food Drive, CATA Bus Driver Appreciation Service Project

Awards

Dean’s List every semester; Penn State Public Speaking Competition Finalist; Girl Scout Gold, Silver, and Bronze Award (Trifecta Award), Easton Rotary Young Person of the Year; Good Citizenship Award at the Union League of Philadelphia

Scholarships

Millennium Scholars Program Scholarship; Ira Lubert Millennium Scholars Scholarship; Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania Graduating Senior Scholarship; Kiwanis Club of Palmer Township Scholarship; Morrow End College of Engineering Scholarship; Society of Women Engineers Air Products Scholarship; Presidential Leadership Academy Grant

Internships

Spring and Summer 2020: Co-op with Johnson & Johnson, Ethicon Inc working in product performance evaluation of medical devices Summer 2019: researching coaxial electrospinning for the loading of drugs, proteins, and genes into fiber scaffolds at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) 2018-2019: Undergraduate researcher in Dr. Gregory Ziegler’s lab researching the fabrication of pure starch by electrospinning and the cross-linking of plasticized thermoplastic starch;

Languages

English

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Angelina Santamaria Earth Science & Plcy (BS)
Geosciences (UMNR)
Sociology (UMNR)
Geography (BS)
Justice,Ethc,Div in Spce (UCT)
Leadership Academy (UCT)

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Service

Girl Scout of America (GSA) Alumni (15 years and still going strong), Maple Sugaring Event Coordinator (GSA), International Women’s Day Event- Coordinator (GSA), World Thinking Day Event-Volunteer (GSA),  American Music Abroad - Instrumentalist, People to People International- Diplomat, Open Door Community Pantry- Server, SOC 119 Teaching Assistant (Spring 2019), PSU Lab Assistant, Gay-Straight Alliance and Peer Advocacy Member (High School)

Awards

Dean’s List, Girl Scout Bronze Award, Girl Scout Silver Award, Spring-Ford Area Senior High School Academic Achievement Award, Community Service Bars, Bands of America Regional Finalist (‘15, ‘16, and ‘17), Tournament of Bands Group IV Atlantic Coast Champion (‘14 and ‘15), Cavalcade of Bands Association Patriot Open Class Champions (‘14-’17)

Scholarships

Schreyer Honors College Academic Excellence Scholarship, Penn State Millennium Scholar, Schumacher Honors Scholarship, Provost Award, Ira Lubert Scholarship