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Organiscak and Riddle selected for 2012-13 NexTech Scholarships

Matt Organiscak and Derek Riddle have been selected as recipients of the 2012-13 NexTech Scholarships. The scholarships of $1000 each are awarded to engineering majors or pre-majors who work on transportation related motorsports/student project teams at CAR. They are funded by a donation from William Dawson, president/CEO of NexTech Materials.

To compete for the scholarships, students submitted brief essays describing work on behalf of their teams, how team participation has enhanced their education, and how this experience could impact their future engineering career. Matthew Organiscak is mechanical team leader on the OSU EcoCAR team and Derek Riddle  is engine teamleader on the Formula Buckeyes SAE team. They plan to attend a springtime luncheon with the donor.

About NexTech Materials
Incorporated in 1994, NexTech Materials has become a world-leader in the development and manufacture of high performance complex oxides for the solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) and catalysis markets. NexTech's oxide materials synthesis and ceramic component manufacturing facilities have expanded to include a dedicated pilot facility for the manufacture of SOFCs and electrochemical sensor products in its 56,000 ft2 (5,000 m2) facility in Lewis Center, Ohio.  More here: http://www.nextechmaterials.com/energy/