Gator Engineering Students Win UF Presidential Service Awards

In Engineering Education, Honors & Awards, News

Congratulations to the two outstanding engineering students who won the Presidential Service Award:

Akua Oppong-Anane, a PhD candidate in the department of Environmental Engineering Sciences, volunteered over 60 hours of her time to help library patrons strengthen their computer skills and literacy. As a science fair judge at a local middle school, she also mentored students on their research processes and methodologies.

Chris Cruise is a second-year mechanical engineering student. Through his involvement with Gator Robotics, he spent 300 hours helping an Ocala high school team prepare for the regional FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competition in Orlando.