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Brandon Huffman Selected as BSC's 2011-12 Rahall Transportation Institute Undergrad Student of the Year

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    Monday, December 12 2011
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    Jim Nelson/Media Relations - (304) 327-4103 jnelson@bluefieldstate.edu
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Bluefield State College student Brandon Huffman (center), recently received a $500 award as the 2011-2012 Rahall Transportation Institute Undergraduate Student of the Year at BSC.  He is flanked (left-to-right) by Roger Owensby (Assistant Professor & Department Head/Mining Engineering Technology), Bruce Mutter (CEO, CART, Inc.), Erik Baldwin (Associate Professor/Civil Engineering Technology), and Frank Hart (Dean/School of Engineering Technology & Computer Science).

(Bluefield)—Brandon Huffman, a senior in the Civil Engineering Technology program at Bluefield State College, received a $500 award as the 2011-2012 Rahall Transportation Institute (RTI) Undergraduate Student of the Year at BSC.

"Brandon possesses an excellent grasp of the Civil Engineering Technology (CIET) curriculum at Bluefield State College, and he also shows excellent leadership skills, serving as the American Society of Civil Engineers Student Chapter's President for the second year in a row," noted Kerry Stauffer, Department Head/CIET at Bluefield State. Huffman is also active in the BSC Student Government Association and College Council and he has accumulated actual work experience with Gemark, Inc., Willis Engineering, and Consolidation Coal Company."

"It is an honor to receive this award from RTI and to represent Bluefield State College and the School of Engineering Technology & Computer Science," Huffman said. "I'm thankful to my engineering technology professors, who prepared me for a career in the engineering profession."