Kristin M. Stewart, Great Bend, has been awarded for the 2013-2014 year, a scholarship from Tau Beta Pi, the engineering honor society. Stewart, the daughter of Radonna and Dallas Stewart of Great Bend, will receive a cash award of $2,000 for her senior year of engineering study. Tau Beta Pi Scholarships are awarded to members on a competitive basis of high scholarship, campus leadership and service, and promise of future contributions to the engineering profession.
An honors student majoring in architectural engineering at Kansas State University, Stewart is president of the Kansas Gamma Chapter of Tau Beta Pi; editor of Phi Alpha Epsilon honor society; a member of Illuminating Engineering Society; and knights and saints chair of Steel Ring senior honor society. Stewart has had two summer internships with Ross & Baruzzini in St. Louis, Mo. She is a 2009 graduate of Great Bend High School.
Tau Beta Pi is the world’s largest engineering society. Membership represents the highest honor to be obtained by an engineering student and is awarded on the basis of high scholarship and exemplary character.