Nine Brigham Young University students in the Chemical Engineering Department have been recognized as this year's Huntsman Fellowship Award winners.
The scholarship was established by Huntsman Chemical Corp., Salt Lake City, to assist junior, senior and graduate chemical engineering students who have at least a 3.7 grade point average and have demonstrated outstanding abilities and commitment to their individual educational pursuits. The award is worth $500 to each undergraduate recipient and $995 to each graduate winner.
This year's winners are: Brett Behling, a senior from Fort Walton Beach, Fla.; Eugene Ingram, a senior from Star, Idaho; Randy S. Lewis, a senior from Pacifica, Calif.; Peter N. Slater, a junior from Idaho Falls, Idaho; John E. Thorup, a junior from Wilmington, N.C.; John A. Wright, a senior from Cary, N.C.; Vernon Gubler, a graduate student from La Verkin, Washington County; Pierre A. Smith, a graduate student from Thousand Oaks, Calif.; and Lance Stewart, a graduate student from Shelby, Mont.
Huntsman Chemical is one of the major producers and distributors of petrochemicals in the United States and Europe.