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05-29-2008

Clarkson University Army ROTC Cadet Receives SAME Scholarship Award

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Clarkson University junior Tyler S. Weaver of Wolcott, N.Y., has been selected as the winner of the 2008 New York City Post, Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) Scholarship Award, which recognizes outstanding performance in engineering studies. In addition to the award, Cadet Weaver received a $1,000 scholarship to assist in his academic pursuits. Student Weaver receives ARMY ROTC engineering award

The Society of Military Engineers is a national organization whose mission is to promote and facilitate engineering support for national security by developing and enhancing relationships and competencies among the uniformed services, public and private sector engineers, and related professionals. The New York City Post SAME Scholarship fund is an independently incorporated entity that maintains the post's scholarship fund and awards scholarships to deserving students of engineering and related studies.

Clarkson University crosses the boundaries of disciplines, nations and cultures in order for discovery, engineering innovation and enterprise to come together. As a result, faculty and graduates grasp the full impact of their calling, direct their research to the world's pressing issues and lead with confidence and distinction. One in seven alumni is already a CEO or other senior executive. Located in Potsdam, N.Y., just outside the six-million-acre Adirondack Park, Clarkson is home to 3,000 students preparing for rewarding careers through 50 rigorous programs of study in engineering, business, arts, science, and health sciences, as well as unparalleled outdoor recreation and life experiences beyond the classroom.

Photo caption: Clarkson University Dean of Engineering Goodarz Ahmadi (left) presents the 2008 New York City Post, Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) Scholarship Award check to Army ROTC Cadet Tyler S. Weaver.

[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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