Six Students Received Awards at Commencement

In Engineering Education, Honors & Awards, News by Staff Report

Gator Engineering is proud to call more than 1,100 new graduates Gator Engineering Alumni. The commencement ceremony for Master’s and Bachelor’s degree students was held on Sunday, May 6, at 2 p.m. in the O’Connell Center. Watch the streaming video at: http://video.ufl.edu/service2/public/pub_showMain.php?id=33445.

Highlights of the ceremony included keynote speaker Marty Abbott, former SVP of Technology/CTO of eBay; Distinguished Alumni Felix A. Crawford (B.S. ISE 1961) and Erin Wallace (B.S. ISE 1982); and six student award winners:

  • Michael AndrewsMechanical & Aerospace Engineering
    University of Florida Outstanding Leadership Award
  • Shahrzad FarshiIndustrial & Systems Engineering
    Outstanding M.S. Scholar Award
  • Jose GarciaBiological Engineering
    Outstanding Four-Year Scholar Award
  • Samantha MatickaCivil Engineering
    Outstanding Two-Year Scholar Award
  • Victoria CacicedoIndustrial & Systems Engineering
    Dean Joseph Weil Engineering Leadership Award
  • Andrew VittetoeIndustrial & Systems Award
    Dean Jonathan F.K. Earle Engineering Leadership Award

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