The award is open to all final-year students studying an engineering discipline at the Caribbean Maritime University (CMU); University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona; and University of Technology Jamaica (UTECH). Winners are selected for achieving the highest grade point averages among engineering graduates at their respective schools. Each student is also invited to complete an internship with us at NFE.
Kevaughn Harrison, who studied mechatronics engineering at CMU, has set is sights on an automated systems engineer career, where he can explore and develop efficiency and production improvements. He interned at our combined heat and power plant (CCHP) in Clarendon this summer, and he was also active in CMU’s JIE student chapter.
Ruth-Anne McClymont was the only woman in the civil engineering bachelor’s degree graduating class at UTECH. She served as public relations officer for the Institution of Structural Engineers UTECH student chapter for two years and was a member of the JIE UTECH student chapter. She plans to pursue her master’s degree in water resources engineering.
Daniel Meggo, a biomedical engineering graduate from UWI Mona, has already begun his doctoral studies in preparation for a career in academia. He was a member of the JIE UWI Mona student chapter, as well as the school’s Biomedical Engineering Society, Rehabilitation Outreach Initiative, and Irvine Hall Honour Society, and he served as a youth leader at the Fresh Bread Ministries International.