Joey Paskey of Frenchtown, a recent graduate of Montana State University, was recently selected by the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) to receive the Burton W. Marsh Fellowship for Graduate Study in Traffic/Transportation Engineering in 2003–2004. The fellowship is valued at $4,000.
With only four awards made available nationally each year, the competition is stiff,” said Dr. Jodi Carson, Joey's adviser. Dr. Carson has served on the award selection committee since 2001 and emphasized the caliber of the candidates.
Joey successfully competed with the best and brightest students in the field of traffic/transportation engineering from the most prestigious universities around the country. As the first-ever recipient of this award at Montana State University, she has and will continue to enhance the reputation of Montana State University’s transportation engineering program in the national arena.”
Joey graduated in May with a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, maintaining a 3.87 grade point average throughout her undergraduate program. She will begin pursuing a Master of Science in Civil Engineering degree at MSU in September.
Joey also was the president of the MSU Student Chapter of ITE, leading the club to its third recognition as Outstanding Student Chapter in the Nation in 2002–2003.