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02-07-2007

Clarkson Junior Receives Military Engineers Scholarship

[A photograph for media use is available at http://www.clarkson.edu/news/photos/toft.jpg]

Clarkson University Army ROTC Cadet William C. Toft of Berkeley Heights, N.J., is the recipient of this year's New York City Post Society of Military Engineers Scholarship. Toft was presented with a certificate and a $1,000 scholarship check during a recent on-campus ceremony.

Toft, a junior at Clarkson majoring in environmental engineering, joined the Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) in his freshman year and received a three-year scholarship in his sophomore year. toft

"Cadet Toft is an extremely talented young man that has consistently demonstrated outstanding qualities in the classroom, on the athletic field, and throughout his time as a member of the Clarkson University Army Reserve Officer Training Corps," said Lt. Col. John C. Hinrichs, professor of Military Science.

The Society of Military Engineers is a national organization whose mission is to promote and facilitate engineering support for national security by developing and enhancing relationships and competencies among uniform services, public and private sector engineers and related professionals.

Clarkson University, located in Potsdam, New York, is a private, nationally ranked university with a reputation for developing innovative leaders in engineering, business, the sciences, health sciences and the humanities. At Clarkson, 3,000 high-ability students excel in an environment where learning is not only positive, friendly and supportive but spans the boundaries of traditional disciplines and knowledge. Faculty achieves international recognition for their research and scholarship and connects students to their leadership potential in the marketplace through dynamic, real-world problem solving.

PHOTO CAPTION: Clarkson University Army ROTC Cadet William C. Toft (left) is the recipient of the New York City Post Society of Military Engineers Scholarship. Toft was presented with a certificate and a $1,000 scholarship check by Wallace H. Coulter School of Engineering Dean Goodarz Ahmadi during a recent on-campus ceremony.

[News directors and editors: For more information, contact Michael P. Griffin, director of News & Digital Content Services, at 315-268-6716 or mgriffin@clarkson.edu.]

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