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Two CS Students Receive National Awards

Morgan Quigley and Moriah McClanahan are the recent recipients of two different national awards.

Morgan will graduate with his BS in Computer Science in August and then he'll continue his studies at Stanford University in the fall where he'll be a Ph.D. student. He was the recipient of the National Defense Science & Engineering Graduate Fellowship which will cover his tuition & fees, for the first three years of his Ph.D. program, and yearly stipend of $31,000. His research of aerial and ground-based mobile robots will be of general use to the military. For more information click here.

Moriah McClanahan is a junior in the CS program and was one of 5 undergraduate students in the nation to receive the 2005 Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship is for $10,000 and is given to "outstanding female undergraduate and graduate students completing their degrees in computer science or related fields". Moriah will use the money to pay for educational expenses. She was one of 115 applicants from 80 different universities who applied for the scholarship and after three rounds of review was selected as one of the 23 finalists and then one of the 10 recipients for the scholarship. For more information click here.