Mindy McCord

Awarded $2,500 on 12/6/2016

Mindy is a senior at Montana State University, Bozeman, MT completing her degree in mechanical engineering and is a second-time scholarship recipient of AWAF.  

Mindy interned at General Motors, Pontiac, MI in powertrain service engineering to assist with validation of spray weld technology, and warranty data analysis. Her latest internship was with Exxon Mobil refinery in Billings, MT and separately, as an entrepreneur with a business of rebuilding shock absorbers.   She promoted her business to local racers and recently one of her clients went from fourth place to winning the race equipped with her shocks.

Mindy is the 2016 fiscal year president of the local Society of Women Engineers (SWE) chapter, and was elected to serve at a SWE Future Leader and elected Regional Collegiate Senator, mentor’s freshman and sophomore students at MSU’s College of Engineering and works full time while attending university.   Her hometown is Molt Montana.  The scholarship was sponsored by Cox Automotive.