We are pleased to announce Elizabeth Long and Connor Uphues as the recipients of the 2020 Alfred Steele Scholarship.
Elizabeth is the daughter of ASPE member Kevin Long, who is the Vice President, Membership of our Connecticut Chapter. She graduated from East Catholic High School in Manchester, Connecticut with a 3.55 GPA and is enrolled in the College of Engineering at Western New England University, from which she also received a Society of Women Engineers scholarship in addition to an academic merit scholarship. Elizabeth plans to pursue a career in mechanical engineering after graduating.
Connor is the son of ASPE Chicago Chapter member Patrick Uphues. He graduated from Nazareth Academy in LaGrange Park, Illinois with a 4.6 GPA. He is enrolled in the Chemical Engineering program in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and plans to pursue a career in engineering.
Each year ASPE awards up to $3,000 in scholarship monies to deserving students through the Alfred Steele Scholarship. This scholarship is named in honor of Alfred Steele, PE, a long-time member of ASPE and a visionary and pioneer in advocating education and professional development for plumbing engineers and designers.
Congratulations Elizabeth and Connor!