Civil Engineering student, Miranda Barrus, awarded scholarship from Women in Transportation Studies
Miranda Barrus, a civil engineering student at the Oregon Institute of Technology, is the 2014 recipient of the Sharon D. Banks Undergraduate Scholarship. The scholarship honors Sharon D. Banks, chief executive officer of AC Transit in Alameda-Contra Costa County, California, who led the agency in a pioneering effort to introduce cultural and organizational changes aimed at motivating the public transit work force.
Barrus serves as vice president of Oregon Tech’s student chapter
of ITE, the Institute of Transportation Engineers. She also won a scholarship for the 2014-2015 school year from the Structural Engineers Association of Oregon Scholarship Foundation
. She was selected for her leadership, participation in activities, and outstanding performance in engineering. Source: http://nitc.trec.pdx.edu/news/wts-scholarships-awarded-three-students-nitc-campuses