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BSC Student Todd Atkins Receives American Society of Highway Engineers’ Scholarship

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    Tuesday, May 14 2013
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    Jim Nelson/Media Relations - (304) 327-4103 jnelson@bluefieldstate.edu
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Bluefield State College student Todd Atkins was recently awarded a $1500 scholarship the American Society of Highway Engineers (ASHE)/North Central WV Section. Pictured at the awards ceremony are (left-to-right) are WV Commissioner of Highways Paul Mattox, Jr., Todd Atkins, and ASHE National President P. Frank O'Hare. 

(Bluefield)—Bluefield State College student Todd Atkins was recently awarded a $1500 scholarship by the American Society of Highway Engineers (ASHE)/North Central WV Section. Atkins received the scholarship award from P. Frank O'Hare, ASHE National President and Paul Mattox, Jr., WVDOH Commissioner, during a ceremony in at the Bridgeport Conference Center in Bridgeport, WV on Wednesday, April 10.

Atkins also serves as captain of the Bluefield State College student team that won the Virginia's American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Student Conference "National Student Steel Bridge Competition (NSSBC) regional championship. He was joined at the ceremony by Kerry Stauffer, BSC Associate Professor of Civil Engineering Technology.

"I am very proud of Todd's accomplishments and his great work ethic which will take him a long way after graduation," Stauffer commented. "He is an exceptional student in our Civil Engineering Technology program and is a perfect example for anyone who would like to pursue a college degree after being out of school for several years. He continues to excel in his academics while he also works to help support his family. He is a great asset to our college and our community, and it is a pleasure to help him obtain his college degree and pursue his dreams."