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Mechanical Engineering students awarded 2018 SHPE Indiana/Rolls-Royce Engineering Scholarship

October 29, 2018

From left: Eric Carreras (Rolls-Royce), Reginald McGregor (Rolls-Royce), Ayrton Birnbaum (Student awardee from Purdue, WL), Omar Ocelotl Tecuanhuey (Student awardee from IUPUI), Israel Encarnacion Doroteo (Student awardee from IUPUI)Magali Lopez (Rolls-Royce, President SHPE Indiana), Andres Tovar (IUPUI, Education & Student Relationships Chair SHPE Indiana), Lourdes Palacio (Rolls-Royce, Professional Development Chair SHPE Indiana)

From left: Eric Carreras (Rolls-Royce), Reginald McGregor (Rolls-Royce), Ayrton Birnbaum (Student awardee from Purdue, WL), Omar Ocelotl Tecuanhuey (Student awardee from IUPUI), Israel Encarnacion Doroteo (Student awardee from IUPUI)Magali Lopez (Rolls-Royce, President SHPE Indiana), Andres Tovar (IUPUI, Education & Student Relationships Chair SHPE Indiana), Lourdes Palacio (Rolls-Royce, Professional Development Chair SHPE Indiana)

The SHPE Indiana/Rolls-Royce Engineering Scholarship is awarded to Hispanic students pursuing a career in Engineering.

This year, the celebration was hosted by Professor Andres Tovar. Israel Encarnacion Doroteo and Omar Ocelotl Tecuanhuey were awarded the 2018 SHPE Indiana/Rolls-Royce Engineering Scholarship for Hispanic students pursuing a career in Engineering. The scholarship is awarded based on academic credentials. The scholarship provides $1,000 cash award to each recipient and the opportunity for an internship at Rolls-Royce.

Doroteo and Tecuanhuey are majoring in mechanical engineering at the Purdue School of Engineering and Technology at IUPUI.

SHPE is the leading social-technical organization whose primary function is to enhance and achieve the potential of Hispanics in engineering, math and science. For detailed information about SHPE as a national organization visit www.shpe.org.