Awarded $2,500 on 5/6/2014
Savannah R Brown
May 6, 2014 $2,500
Savannah is a junior at Kettering University in Flint, MI pursuing a mechanical engineering degree with bioengineering applications specialty and biochemistry minor. Savannah wants to pursue opportunities and a career that serves a greater purpose and make a difference in the lives of those around her and is why she wants to be on the forefront of automotive crash safety technologies.
She has interned since 2011 at Ford Motor Company in Dearborn Michigan with rotations in truck crash safety, biomechanics research, design analysis engineering and restraints product development. A former supervisor wrote of her technical maturity, good business acumen and initiative to take assignments across multiple business units to gain a clear understanding of the company’s product development system and he wants her to return.
Her future education aspirations include graduate school in biomedical engineering or pursue both an M.D and Ph.D. in the field biomedical engineering to achieve her greater purpose in the further development of engineering technologies accommodating and incorporating the human body to decrease occupant injuries and fatalities in automotive accidents.
Among the several recommendation letters is a common theme about her joyful persona, technical maturity, good business acumen, recognizing opportunities for personal and professional development taking assignments to gain clearer understanding and helping her peers. AWAF is proud to have a person with clarity, passion, direction and balance among our scholarship alumni.