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04-15-2003

Army Rotc Student Wins Military Engineers Scholarship

[A photo for publication is available at http://www.clarkson.edu/news/photos/naro.jpg.]

Clarkson University sophomore Christopher S. Naro of Corning, N.Y., has been presented with a Society of American Military Engineers Scholarship AwardNaro from the New York City Post of the Society of American Military Engineers.

Naro has excelled as a student, athlete and leader. Lieutenant Colonel B. Scott Hill, Professor of Military Science at Clarkson, said of Naro when nominating him, “He is an extremely well rounded young man and has demonstrated tremendous qualities in the areas of scholarship, athleticism, and leadership as a dedicated member of Clarkson’s Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) program.”

A chemical engineering major, Naro has maintained an overall GPA of 3.45, with a GPA of 4.0 in ROTC. He has twice participated as a member of the Army ROTC Ranger Challenge Team and has also earned a black belt in Tae Kwon Do.

The Society of American Military Engineers Scholarship Award is granted to engineering students who have financial need and academic worthiness. Participation in a military science program is also desired.

PHOTO CAPTION: Clarkson University sophomore Christopher S. Naro has been awarded a Society of American Military Engineers Scholarship. Shown left to right are Professor of Military Science Lieutenant Colonel B. Scott Hill, Naro, and Dean of the School of Engineering Norbert Ackermann.

[News directors and editors: For more information, contact Michael P. Griffin, director of News & Digital Content Services, at 315-268-6716 or mgriffin@clarkson.edu.]

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