Honor society announces Tech scholarship recipient

Aug 30, 2010 | General News

Louisiana Tech’s chapter of Phi Kappa Phi honor society has chosen a biomedical engineering major from Alexandria for its 2010-11 scholarship award.
Megan Carroll, the recipient, has a 4.0 GPA and expects to graduate in May 2012. Other awards and honors she has received include Tau Beta Pi Top Freshmen Engineer, making the President’s List every quarter, Modern Woodmen of America regional competition winner and publication of two articles for E&S Magazine.  
She is a member of the Biomedical Engineering Society, Alpha Epsilon Delta and Pi Mu Epsilon. She serves as editor for E&S Magazine, vice president for Society of Honors Scholars and treasurer of Society of Women Engineers. 
Carroll has participated in campus activities, such as the Big Event, Pie Your Professor at Spring Release, and E&S Day. Active in community activities, Carroll has served as buddy time leader for Buddy Camp, crew leader for Vacation Bible School and mission team member for the Habitat for Humanity project in Beaufort, S.C.  As a member of a competition dance team, Carroll was asked to perform in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, performed in half-time shows at NFL football games and in dance events held at Disney World and in England. Carroll also worked as an assistant in medical records and vital signs at the Hematology Oncology Life Center in Alexandria.
Phi Kappa Phi is the largest national honor society and the highest academic honorary at Louisiana Tech.  Only the top 7.5 percent of the junior class and the top 10 percent of the senior class were eligible for membership in Phi Kappa Phi.