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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
( May 27, 1998)
SDSM& T STUDENTS INITIATED INTO TAU BETA PI ENGINEERING SOCIETY
The South Dakota Alpha Chapter of Tau Beta Pi, the National Engineering Honor Society, recently initiated 26 new members. Since SDSM& T’s Alpha Chapter was organized in 1974, 1,062 members have been initiated. To be eligible, students must be an engineering major and in the top 1/ 5 of the senior class or the top 1/ 8 of the junior class.
Newly initiated members, their engineering major and hometown are as follows:
Seniors: Fredrik Andersen, industrial, Norway; Kelly Brownell, industrial, Hutchinson MN; Michael Stonefelt, civil, Lead; and Benjamin Torvund, civil, Norway.
Juniors: Anders Amundsen, metallurgical, Norway; Jonathan Busby, electrical, Yankton; Richardl Dahl, electrical, Norway; Jan- Erik Ekornes, mechanical, Norway; John Fiedler, mechanical, Glenham; Kelli Hoback, electrical, Box Elder; Jade Kizer, electrical, Rapid City; Cason Kolb, physics, Aberdeen; William Kroll, mechanical, Corbett OR; James Lang, chemical, Weston FL; Solveig Olsen, chemical, Norway; Adam Schiel, computer, Sidney NE; Bradley Schleeter, civil, Ham Lake MN; Benjamin Short, mechanical, Sturgis; Jan Stenstadvolden, electrical, Norway; Tormod Sveen, mechanical, Norway; Nathan Uhrig, chemical, Rock Springs WY; William Walters, electrical, LaCrescent MN; and Trudi Wardle, geological, Green River WY.
Graduate Students: Jack Erickson, civil, Rapid City; and Keith Plavec, civil, Yankton.
To Be Initiated at a Later Date: Robert Lundgren, civil, Rapid City; and Joyce Williamson, civil, Piedmont.
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