College Honors Nine Individuals at Seventh Annual Alumni Awards Banquet

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Nine individuals were honored for their exceptional achievements by Michigan State University’s College of Engineering at its seventh annual Alumni Awards Banquet held Saturday, May 8, at MSU’s Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center. They were also recognized during the college’s commencement ceremony on May 9.

In addition to eight alumni awards, the Green Apple Teaching Award was presented to a K-12 teacher who has inspired his students to study math, science, and engineering. This awardee was selected from nominations submitted by members of the College of Engineering senior class.

Honorees at the College of Engineering Alumni Awards Banquet on Saturday, May 8, 2010 (left to right):  Satish Udpa, dean of the College of Engineering; with Daniel L. Poland (Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering Distinguished Alumni Award); Marvin W. Adams (John D. Ryder Electrical and Computer Engineering Alumni Award); Pandeli Durbetaki, PhD (Mechanical Engineering Distinguished Alumni Award); Carl L. English (Red Cedar Circle Award in Chemical Engineering and Materials Science); W.F. Marcuson III (Civil and Environmental Engineering Distinguished Alumni Award); Vandy Johnson (Computer Science and Engineering Distinguished Alumni Award); Donnie D. Haye (Applied Engineering Sciences Distinguished Alumni Award); Franklin Stofflet (Green Apple Teaching Award); Andrew Temme (BS Electrical Engineering 2010 and nominator of Stofflet for Green Apple Teaching Award); and Betty Shanahan (Claud R. Erickson Distinguished Alumni Award).

To read more about the award winners view the Alumni Awards page.