ACEC/MA Awards Education Corporation President's Scholarship to Maeve Dineen

BEVERLY, Mass. - BostonChron -- The American Council of Engineering Companies of Massachusetts (ACEC/MA) has named University of Maine student Maeve Dineen as a recipient of the 2021 Education Corporation Presidents' Scholarship.

A native of Beverly, MA Dineen is in her senior year of undergraduate studies at The University of Maine, working towards a Bachelor of Science in Civil and Environmental Engineering. Over the last three years, Dineen has been an active member of the Society of Women Engineers, Spanish Club, American Society of Civil Engineers, and club track team. She also volunteers in STEM outreach at The Challenger Learning Center of Maine and with the 4-H youth organization. Dineen's co-op experience helped her translate her coursework into real-world project and field experience and further solidified her passion for helping people and the environment. Her co-op supervisor described Maeve as an "intelligent, curious, and determined person." These three qualities and her desire to make the world a better place will serve Maeve well in her engineering career.

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The ACEC/MA Education Corporation Presidents' Scholarship is an annual award designed to encourage and reward students studying engineering or land surveying.  It was established in 2009, is funded by donations from ACEC/MA members and supported by the Scholarship's annual fall golf tournament.

"The Presidents' Scholarship is one of the many ways ACEC/MA recognizes emerging industry leaders," said Scott A. Miller PE, President of ACEC/MA and Vice President and Regional Vice President of Haley Ward. "We congratulate Maeve on her outstanding achievement and have every confidence a career in Civil and Environmental Engineering will bring her much success and great satisfaction."

The American Council of Engineering Companies of Massachusetts (ACEC/MA) is the business association of the Massachusetts and Rhode Island engineering industry, representing over 120 independent engineering companies engaged in the development of transportation, environmental, industrial, and other infrastructure. Founded in 1960 and headquartered in Boston, MA, ACEC/MA is a member organization of the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) based in Washington, DC.  ACEC is a national federation of 51 state and regional organizations. For more information on ACEC/MA, visit their website at ACEC/MA is undertaking an awareness campaign to educate the public on the many contributions engineers make (or the engineering innovations) in everyday life through their hash tag #EngineeringGoFigure. To Follow us on Twitter:  @ACECMA.

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