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ET presents academic, leadership awards

Northwestern State University’s Department of Engineering Technology presented academic and leadership awards and to conclude the Spring 2018 semester. Luz Arrieta-Jiminez of Natchitoches and Cassandra Osborne of Anacoco were recognized with Highest GPA Awards and Jacob Shaver of Coushatta and Linda Strauss of Leesville were recognized with Scholarship, Leadership and Integrity Awards, established to help ET students cultivate the skills necessary for effective leadership in the field. “Good leaders can inspire their teams through excellent instruction and support, enabling everyone to do their best work,” said ET Department Head Jafar Al-Sharab. Presented to one student from Electrical Engineering Technology (electronics or biomecical) and one from Industrial Engineering Technology, students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or better, demonstrate outstanding leadership skills and be enrolled in the Senior Design Project class. From left are Engineer Marvin L. Zochert, a member of the ET Industrial Advisory Committee; Arrieta-Jimenez, Osborne, Shaver, Strauss and Al-Sharab.