Missouri S&T students win scholarships at cast metal conference

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On December 21, 2022

Five metallurgical engineering students from Missouri S&T brought home scholarships from the Foundry Educational Foundation’s College Industry Conference in November.

The conference took place in Chicago on Nov. 17 and 18. Seven S&T students attended along with Dr. Laura Bartlett, Robert V. Wolf Associate Professor in Metallurgical Engineering and the Foundry Educational Foundation Key Professor at Missouri S&T.

The scholarship recipients are:

  • Keaton Allen, a senior in metallurgical engineering from Bartlesville, Oklahoma, was awarded the Paul Carey Memorial Scholarship for $3,000.
  • Nathan Davis, a senior in metallurgical engineering from Barnhart, Missouri, was awarded the Robert V. Wolf Memorial Scholarship for $2,000.
  • William Hale, a senior in metallurgical engineering from Warrenton, Missouri, was awarded the Donald G. Brunner Scholarship for $2,000
  • Katelyn Kiser, a graduate student in metallurgical engineering from Peoria, Illinois, was awarded the Dr. Katherine E. Mortimer Scholarship for Women in Metal Casting for $4,000
  • Hayes Pateidl, a senior in metallurgical engineering from Overland Park, Kansas, was awarded the Carle Loper Award for $3,000.

Jackson Piontek, a senior in metallurgical engineering from Washington, Missouri, and John Reutter, a junior in metallurgical engineering from Rolla, Missouri, also attended the conference as delegates.

The Foundry Educational Foundation (FEF) formed after World War II to address the need for skilled professionals in the cast metals industry and remains a major source of support for students. The FEF’s College Industry Conference is the largest recruiting event for the cast metals industry, providing students with opportunities to network with employers and win scholarships.

About Missouri University of Science and Technology

Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) is a STEM-focused research university of over 7,000 students. Part of the four-campus University of Missouri System and located in Rolla, Missouri, Missouri S&T offers 101 degrees in 40 areas of study and is among the nation’s top 10 universities for return on investment, according to Business Insider. S&T also is home to the Kummer Institute, made possible by a $300 million gift from Fred and June Kummer. For more information about Missouri S&T, visit www.mst.edu.

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