Ms. Melinda Saxton

Awarded $2,500 on 9/12/2006

Melinda is a freshman at Michigan Tech majoring in mechanical engineering. Melinda discovered mechanical engineering in high school in Houghton when she attended a Women in Engineering Workshop at Michigan Tech.  She continued to devote time and energy to Women in Engineering, attending additional workshops and earning a Society of Women Engineers Certificate of Merit.  She is also a 4-H grand champion in the Sheep category!  Melinda views engineering as a career for a lifetime, as the continual evolution of technology presents continual opportunities to learn.  After graduation, she would like to work for an automotive or off-road company.