ACEC-NH recently presented 3 – $2,000 awards to children of member firm employees. These scholarships are funded by ACEC-NH, as a tangible benefit to our member firms, to help train the next generation of engineers, geologists and scientists in our industry.
On behalf of the entire membership of ACEC-NH we congratulate Skye, John and Alexandria and wish them well in the upcoming school year.
Skye Reese, of Concord, was awarded a scholarship to assist her in pursuit of a degree in Electrical Engineering at the California Institute of Technology. Skye is beginning her second year of college this fall. She graduated from Concord High School as the Class of 2016 Valedictorian. She is a member of Caltech’s varsity cross-country and varsity track/field teams. In addition, Skye serves as the Director for Out of Context A Cappella and is a singer for a Caltech community band. As a musician, Skye has played the piano for 14 years and has been involved in musical theatre for 12 years. When she is home from college Skye volunteers at Centerpoint Church. She is the daughter of Sean and Elizabeth Reese of member firm Nobis Group.
John Prud’homme, of Bedford, received our second award and is currently studying Chemical Engineering at the University of New Hampshire. John will soon be the Professional Development Chair for the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering and has also held officer positions in the American Institute of Chemical Engineers and Alpha Chi Sigma, a professional chemistry fraternity. He serves as a volunteer for STEMbassadors outreach and will continue as a leader for Chem-E-Car team. John was a summer intern at Watts Water Technologies in Franklin. John was recently inducted into Tau Beta Pi and UNH’s Honors program. He is the son of Robert Prud’homme of member company Jacobs.
Alexandria Henderson, of Andover, was awarded the third scholarship. Alexandria is a Junior at George Washington University studying Chemistry and Biological Anthropology. Alexandria is a member of the George Washington University club softball team and a member of CHAARG, an all-female fitness organization. She is part of the George Washington Women in Business. Alexandria was a Proctor Academy Field Hockey Captain, softball member, Green Key Leader, and wildlife science volunteer. She completed an internship at Nelson Analytical and Aquarian Analytical and was an assistant at George Washington University Biology Lab. Alexandria’s father, Mark Henderson is employed by member company Nobis Group.