Chin and Hoklas Named SWUTC Award Winners
The Southwest Region University Transportation Center (SWUTC) recently announced two CTR students as winners in the 2015 SWUTC Student Awards competition. Megan Hoklas won the Dr. Naomi Ledé Award to the Outstanding Masters Student. Meanwhile, Kristie Chin received the Dr. Robert Herman Award to the Most Outstanding Student and will be designated the SWUTC Student of the Year, representing SWUTC at the annual Council of University Transportation Centers banquet (held each year during the TRB Annual Meeting). Both awards come with a $1000 prize. Read the Student Spotlights for Kristie Chin and Megan Hoklas.
The following criteria generally govern the eligibility of participants for the SWUTC awards:
- technical merit and research, based upon faculty nomination and evaluation of submitted written papers or reports
- academic performance, based on courses attempted and grades attained
- professionalism and leadership, evidenced by presentations at professional society meetings and symposia, and leadership in student professional activities.