All-American, HOF, and Scholars, May 2014

Case Western Reserve junior, Makenzie L. Lein (OH A 2014) was recently selected for the Capital One Academic All-America Division III Women’s Softball second team. Lein is a chemical engineering major, an All-University Athletic Association (UAA) First Team selection, and three-time UAA All-Academic selection. Click here for the first, second, and third All-America Division III Softball teams.


Two Tau Bates are among the seven inductees into the 2014 class of the Oklahoma Hall of Fame (HOF). Being inducted into the HOF is “the highest honor an Oklahoman can receive from the state. Since the HOF’s inception in 1927, 622 accomplished individuals have received this commendation. This year’s class includes Alfre Woodard, Blake Shelton, Harold T. Holden, and Tau Bates: (see the full list with bios)

1. Neal A. McCaleb – (OK G ’57) civil engineering degree from Oklahoma State University and current Chairman of the Board of the Chickasaw Nation Industries.
2. Thomas H. McCasland – (OK A ’56) petroleum engineering graduate from the University of Oklahoma and retired oil business leader


The American Council of Engineering Companies of New York (ACEC New York) recently announced twenty-four engineering students that will receive scholarship money. These engineering students currently attend colleges and universities in New York State and were chosen based on “cumulative grade-point average, college activities, work experience and essays on consulting engineering.” Of the 24 chosen scholars, seven are members of Tau Beta Pi. They are:

1. Tnzin Nyandak – (NY N 2015) civil engineering at University at Buffalo
2. Nicole Lewis – (NY A 2015) mechanical engineering at Columbia University
3. Koji Muto – (NY K 2015) mechanical engineering at the University of Rochester, TBP chapter president
4. Aye C. Maung – (NY K 2015) mechanical engineering at the University of Rochester
5. Leslyn Prasad – (NY H 2014) civil engineering at CUNY
6. Roshan Ramkeesoon – (NY A 2015) chemical engineering at Columbia University
7. Allison D. Kaminski – (NY X 2015) mechanical engineering at Manhattan College



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