Chemical Engineering Student Award Winners

The winner of the Huppert Memorial Outstanding Chemical Engineering Senior for 2011 is Ramzi Said.

Two Warren College awards were given to Chemical Engineering senior Colin Scholtz.

The Dean of Student Affairs Award recognizes outstanding contributions to Warren College and is traditionally presented to two graduating seniors.  Colin has served our community in many ways, most notably through his involvement in the Warren College Student Council holding positions on the Events Board, as Treasurer, and as WCSC President.  His other involvement within Warren includes: Two years as an Orientation Leader and service on the Provost Student Advisory Council.  Beyond his leadership within the college, this recipient has maintained high academic standards within his chemical engineering major.

The Ben Sumner Memorial Scholarship is selected by the Warren College Student Council and is awarded to a junior or senior who demonstrates academic excellence and a commitment to community service. This scholarship is named in honor of Ben Sumner, a respected and loved member of the Warren Community, whose untimely passing in March 2006 impacted our community. His drive for excellence in both leadership and academics are embodied in this scholarship that bears his name and memory. The winner of this award has achieved high levels of academic success, and has been an active member of the Warren and UCSD communities.  For his ability to balance an outstanding academic record with a clear dedication to his peers and community, the Ben Sumner Memorial Scholarship was awarded to Colin Scholtz. Serving in four different positions in Warren College Student Council, his dedication and commitment to serving the Warren community is evident, as he served as an Events Board Programmer, Treasurer, PSAC representative and as the WCSC President for the 2008-2009 term. He has also served as an Orientation Leader for two years, participated in the American Institute of Chemical Engineers and Tau Beta Pi, the engineering honors society, all while maintaining high levels of scholastic excellence. This year's Ben Sumner recipient truly displayed a life in balance, managing a plethora of involvements inside and outside the classroom, as the winner is also a Research Assistant at UCSD’s Center for Energy Research in the Fusion Energy Research Program.