Citgo Petroleum awards scholarships to Louisiana Tech

Oct 8, 2010 | General News

Citgo Petroleum Corporation of Houston, Texas announced that it has awarded $10,000 to the College of Engineering and Science at Louisiana Tech University to support the mechanical and chemical engineering programs.

Dr. David Hall (left), program chair for mechanical engineering, and Dr. Jim Palmer(second from left), interim program chair for chemical engineering, accept scholarship award from Citgo Petroleum Corporation

The funds will provide scholarships to junior or senior level students majoring in either discipline. 
College of Engineering and Science Dean Dr. Stan A. Napper says these funds are vitally important and enable the departments to allocate money for various educational purposes including scholarships, field trips, visiting speakers, equipment purchases and student and faculty travel.
The College of Engineering and Science is one of 14 universities affiliated with the National Academy of Engineering (through its Center for the Advancement of Scholarship on Engineering Education).
Written by Catherine Fraser –