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October 13, 2000
Tech Student Awarded Willy Korf Memorial Scholarship
Bert Cantu, a senior majoring in Materials and Metallurgical Engineering from Rapid City, was awarded one of three 2000- 01 Willy Korf Memorial Scholarship Awards.
The $ 2,000 scholarships are awarded annually from the Willy Korf Memorial Fund. The fund is in honor of the late Willy Korf, who founded the Korf Group and was also a well- known promoter/ developer of innovative steelmaking technology. The intent of the scholarships is to perpetuate the ideas and goals that guided Willy Korf’s career and his dedication to advancing the use of new technology for the iron and steel industry.
In addition to this scholarship, Cantu has also received $ 7,000 from the Copper Club and $ 1,000 from the Lake Superior Chapter of the International Society for Explosive Engineers.
( I: univrel/ pressrel/ 2000 10/ Cantu scholarship)
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