Our 63rd Annual Engineers Week Banquet was celebrated on February 11, 2016 at the Italian Conference Center. Over 200 guests joined us to honor this year's noteworthy leaders in STEM:
Spirit of STEM Winner
Johnson Controls Inc.
Young Engineer of the Year
Dr. Tiefu Zhao, Eaton
Engineer of the Year
Laurie Parsons, Natural Resource Technology
Our winning 2016 Regional Future City Competition team, Kai Aupuni, from St. Alphonsus, spoke about their experience and all they learned from participating in the program. The second and third winning Future City teams also joined us by exhibiting their models during the social hour.
Ending the evening was keynote speaker, Dr. Mike Lovell, President of Marquette University, speaking on the landscape of higher education in a knowledge-based economy.