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SESOC Conference Scholarship recipient is announced

Thursday, June 20, 2019  
The Scholarship Committee for SEAOC participation in the Structural Engineering Society New Zealand (SESOC) Conference is pleased to announce that SEAOSD member Jennifer Ciofolo has been selected as the recipient of the scholarship award to participate in the August 2019 SESOC Conference in Auckland, New Zealand. Jennifer is a Project Engineer with Reid Middleton, Inc., is chair of the SEAOSD Continuing Education Committee, and is Technical Chair for the SEAOSD organized 2021 SEAOC Convention. Jennifer will be presenting on her firm’s work bringing innovative solutions to seismic retrofit of US Navy Hospitals. In a reciprocal effort, SESOC will be awarding a travel scholarship to one of their members to join us at the 2019 SEAOC Convention.

The SEAOC scholarship is funded through the SEAOC Foundation and is part of an ongoing effort to establish a long-term bond between two of the world’s premier structural engineering societies, SESOC and SEAOC. The scholarship committee was pleased to have a number of excellent applicants, and extends thanks to all who applied. Scholarship committee participants included Joyce Fuss, Laura Whitehurst, Ian Aiken and Kelly Cobeen, with assistance from SEAOC Executive Director Don Schinske