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15 outstanding students honored at 1907 Celebration of Women in Engineering

A group of 1907 Celebration of Women in Engineering awardees pose for a group photo.

The 1907 Celebration of Women in Engineering was established in 2016 as a means to recognize individual students and mentors, and faculty, staff and alumni women who have made significant contributions to the College of Engineering. Photo by Joel Dalton.

The University of Missouri College of Engineering and MU Women in Engineering Center held its second annual 1907 Celebration of Women in Engineering on Friday. The 1907 Celebration of Women in Engineering was named in honor of the first woman graduate of the MU College of Engineering, Ada Wilson, who graduated with a civil engineering degree in May of 1907.

The 1907 Celebration of Women in Engineering was established in 2016 as a means to recognize individual students and mentors, and faculty, staff and alumni women who have made significant contributions to the College of Engineering, based on academic achievement, leadership and service, and the engineering field, in leadership, service and academic and career success. From the total applicants, 15 students were chosen based on nomination.

The honorees were:

  • Addison Korsmeyer
  • Ashley May
  • Aubrey Williams
  • Briana Wilson
  • Emma Schweiss
  • Eunice Wang
  • Jingjing Dai
  • Mayra Serna
  • Paige Theby
  • Paola Mansilla
  • Stephanie Atkinson
  • Taylor Hudson
  • Walta Abraham
  • Yasmin Kassim
  • Yowting Tsay