Awarded $2,500 on 12/4/2013
Amy is a mechanical engineering student and in her junior year at Kettering University, Flint, MI and is consistently on the Dean’s List. Since her freshmen year, Amy has interned at IAV Inc. Automotive Engineering in Northville, MI. Her intern powertrain assignments comprise of engine teardown and benchmarking, calibration testing and data analysis. The next work rotation takes her to IAV’s facility in Gifhorn, Germany. Amy is actively involved or serves(d) in numerous organizations such as Vice President; Alpha Gamma Delta, President; Model United Nations Club, Outreach Chair; Society of Women Engineers, Philanthropy Chair; Pan Hellenic Council, Mentor; Lives Improved Through Engineering (LITE) and Kagle Leadership Initiative a mentorship program to inner-city high school students. Amy also received the Sophomore Silver Key Award from Kettering University Robot Society based on her academics, leadership and community service.
Amy was described by an associate professor at Kettering as an extraordinary student and an exceptional individual—extremely bright, energetic, articulate, and ambitious. She is a model student, effectively augmenting her mechanical engineering coursework, leadership on campus and her co-op work experience. She truly embraces learning all there is to know about mechanical engineering and the automotive industry. And her employer validated with similar compliments. AWA awarded Amy with a scholarship in 2012 and we are so proud to select her as a repeat scholarship recipient.