Awards

Congratulations to our award winners for Region 2!

Outstanding Student - Kaitie DeOre:  DeOre serves as president of Pitt’s student chapter, an award-winning section that currently has over 180 student members. Prior to her current appointment, she held the role of service/outreach chair where she established a strong volunteer base with the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) and other organizations.

Lifetime Achievement Award - Victor Crawford:  Crawford has been very active in the National Capital Section for many years including extensive work on the Centennial Committee to celebrate the Section’s Centennial year in 2016.  He initiated the Bull Run Branch in the Virginia Section, Region 4, while still actively volunteering in the National Capital Section.  During this time, he served as the Education Committee Chair and was instrumental in setting up and supporting opportunities to talk to high school and middle school students about Civil Engineering.

Outstanding Younger Member - Carrie Nicholson: Carrie has served the Maryland Section of ASCE as a regular volunteer and by taking on the following special efforts and roles: newsletter contributor and editor, Younger Member Group chair, student outreach committee organizer, program organizer, presenter, government relations chair, report card lead, director, secretary, vice-president, president, and past-president director.

Outstanding Practitioner/Faculty Advisor - Liza Durant: Since 2010, Dr. Liza Wilson Durant has been an incredible faculty advisor for the George Mason University ASCE Student Chapter. Through her passion and commitment to supporting the students of the GMU Sid and Reva Dewberry Department of Civil, Environmental, and Infrastructure Engineering (CEIE), she has been able to shape the GMU ASCE Student Chapter to enrich the student experience. During our time with ASCE, Dr. Durant has always encouraged new ideas and inspired us to grow the organization in new directions.