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Two CEE students receive AISC scholarships

Cecile Baeza and Nicholas Riesterer are both master’s students in Civil Engineering.

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Cecile Baeza

Cecile Baeza and Nicholas Riesterer have each been awarded a 2020-2021 American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) Education Foundation Scholarship. According to the AISC website, the purpose of the scholarship is to “assist qualified students, and to encourage creativity, interest and proficiency in the fabricated structural steel construction industry.”

Both Baeza and Riesterer are Sequential Undergraduate/Graduate Studies (SUGS) students obtaining an MSE in Civil Engineering with a focus on structural engineering.

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Nicholas Riesterer

The scholarship recognizes full-time junior, senior, or masters-level students majoring in civil engineering, architectural engineering, construction engineering, construction management or architecture. 

The AISC awarded $100,000 in Education Foundation Scholarships in the 2020-2021 academic year. 

Congratulations, Cecile and Nicholas!


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Mason Hinawi

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