Scholarship Recipients

SMRP is proud to acknowledge the following scholarship recipients for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Legacy of Excellence Scholarship 

Collin Phillips
Auburn University
B.S. Mechanical Engineering


Collin Phillips is a senior at Auburn University from Mobile, Alabama. He is majoring in mechanical engineering and minoring in Tribology. He hopes to use his intern experience at Chevron and his education to improve efficiency and reliability in his workplace. Outside of school, he participates in his local tribology student organization, and he is involved in Youth Ministry at his church.

SMRP Scholarship

Haley Flecker
Pennsylvania State University
B.S. Mechanical Engineering


Haley Flecker is a senior at Pennsylvania State University majoring in Mechanical Engineering with a minor in Operation and Supply Chain Management as well as Technical Sales. She is actively involved in campus organizations and is currently serving as Treasurer for her chapter of the Society of Women Engineers. Upon graduation, she will begin her career in the manufacturing industry.

SMRPCO Dorothy and Jack Nicholas Scholarship 


Matthew Cummings
University of Tennessee
B.S. Mechanical Engineering


Matthew Cummings is a senior mechanical engineering student at University of Tennessee. He had two summer internships with Domtar Paper and has a co-op with Cargill starting this January. The experiences he has had in industry and the lessons learned in class have brought him closer to reliability excellence and keep him coming back to learn.

Higher Standards Scholarship

Sally Raudabaugh
Ohio State University
B.S. Chemical Engineering

Sally Raudabaugh is a senior at The Ohio State University, majoring in Chemical Engineering.  She currently serves as the president of Texnikoi Engineering Honorary and is a leader for Hometown Engineering Ambassadors. She is a previous intern at Tesla, Inc., Apple, Inc., and Anomatic Corp. After graduation, Sally plans on staying in Columbus, Ohio and working as a plant operations engineer.

Carter Mattox
University of Florida
B.S. Mechanical Engineering

Carter Mattox is originally from Tampa, Florida and he is currently studying mechanical engineering at the University of Florida. He was introduced to the field of reliability engineering and SMRP during his co-op rotation at GE Appliances in Louisville, Kentucky. He assisted with the implementation of total productive maintenance in manufacturing processes and gained valuable experience with reliability measures.

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