Carnegie Mellon University
November 13, 2015

Two CEE Students Named Andrew Carnegie Society Scholars

Two CEE Students Named Andrew Carnegie Society Scholars CEE senior Paige Sieffert has proven herself as a leader by serving as Secretary of Chi Epsilon, Secretary of ASCE, and Captain of the Steel Bridge Team. She is also involved in Engineers without Borders and SWE, and is a member of the CMU varsity swimming team. Sieffert was named a recipient of an American Bridge Achievement Award from the ASCE Pittsburgh Section in February. Next year she will be working towards her masters as part of the integrated BS/MS program.

CEE senior Christopher Herrera is a strong academic performer and a leader on the Tartan football team. In 2014 Herrera was named Academic All-District by the College Sports Information Directors of America and is a member of Lambda Sigma Honor Society. He is an active member of Engineers without Borders and serves as a mentor for the Circulo Juvenil program, tutoring young students in grammar and writing. Herrera plans to start medical school once he graduates this May.

ACS Scholars are selected each year by their deans and department heads to represent their class in service and leadership. These undergraduate seniors embody Carnegie Mellon's high standards of academic excellence, volunteerism, leadership, involvement in student organizations, athletics or the arts. Since its inception in 1975, the program has recognized nearly 1,000 students.