Two Alfred State College students have been recognized by the New York State Engineering Technology Association (NYSETA) for both their academic achievements and involvement in student activities that promote technology. David Knoop and Ethan Willard were recently named the recipients of $300 scholarships from NYSETA.
Knoop, of Fort Plain, a senior in the Honors Program and has been a tutor in math and English since 2008.
Willard, of Darien Center, is a senior in the associate-level mechanical engineering technology program. Willard has been the secretary of the student chapter of the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) and he has also been an active member of the student chapter of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) at Alfred State. He has worked as a peer tutor for several semesters.
NYSETA is a professional organization representing the faculty and institutions in New York State who teach engineering technology and technology. It also serves to provide interested individuals with information on careers in technology, school information, and links to educational information for technology.
Pictured here, Knoop, second from left, and Willard, second from right, receive certificates and $300 checks from ASC faculty members: l-r: Mechanical Engineering Technology Department.