Senior Corey D. Schaal, MS B 2015, is the recipient of a national scholarship from the Underground Construction Association of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration. “The scholarship was established to encourage undergraduate and graduate students to pursue careers in the fields of tunneling, underground construction and associated disciplines.” Schaal accepted the award in June.
He was named Outstanding Geology/Geological Engineering student during his freshman and junior years, has completed two internships with Geotechnology Inc. (TN), and is a 2014 Tau Beta Pi Scholar. Read more about the scholarship and Schaal’s future plans
Louis A. Dindo, NY Q ’54, was recently honored with the Golden Knight Award by Clarkson University. This is the most prestigious alumni award given by Clarkson to an alumni that has “distinguished themselves either by service to Clarkson through Alumni Association activities or demonstrating outstanding career achievement.” Dindo is an alumnus of Clarkson, where he received his mechanical engineering bachelor’s degree.
He worked for 44 years with the Raytheon Company and has supported Clarkson in several volunteer roles, creating numerous charitable gift annuities to provide a scholarship endowment for future mechanical engineering students, and as an “expert spokesperson.” Click here for the article
The Atlantic 10 Conference has named Saint Louis men’s soccer player Adnan Gabeljic, MO E 2014, its men’s Scholar-Athlete of the Year. The recognition is voted on by the league’s Directors of Athletics and given to “the best overall male and female student-athlete, based on their athletic success and academic prowess.”
Gabeljic, a native of St. Louis, was drafted by Sporting Kansas City in the 2014 MLS Superdraft and is currently playing professionally for OKC Energy of the USL Pro League. He helped the Billikens to an A-10 Championship title in 2012 and an A-10 Regular-Season title in 2013, ending his career having played in 70 matches and collected 14 goals and seven assists for 35 points. He also was team academic captain, where he helped younger teammates better manage their time to help them excel academically. A civil engineering graduate, he was named Academic All-District and Academic All-Conference as both a junior and a senior and spent 2013 as a full-time undergraduate research assistant.