Engineering student recognized for her efforts

Engineering student Erin Rezich received the Mae Carter Scholarship Award at the University of Delaware’s annual Women of Promise dinner. The March 19 event, held in the Trabant University Center, celebrated the achievements of UD women and the power of mentorship.

The Mae Carter Scholarship is named after former assistant provost of women affairs, Mae Carter. The Mae Carter Scholarship is awarded to a female undergraduate student at the University who carries the values that Mae Carter has represented to the University community of women. The award highlights someone who continuously works to advance the status of women on campus.

Rezich will graduate this spring with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering. She has been a teaching assistant in the Spencer Lab Design Studio for nearly three years and has also spent time as a research assistant and resident assistant at UD. An Honors Program student, Rezich has also been involved with the American Society of Mechanical Engineers as both the President and Treasurer, and is an active volunteer with the Perry Initiative, a nonprofit to advance the status of women in orthopedic surgery and engineering

For the past 10 months, she has been a Pathways Intern for the NASA Glenn Research Center in Ohio.

Engineers Larissa Gaul, Ashley Gold, Zhang Guo, Emily Kolewe, Christina Le Febvre, Grace Mcllvaine, Shannon McNaul, Jennifer Medhaug, Laurie Metzler, Joy Muthami, Olivia Powell, Janelle Skaden, Haoran Wei and Katie Woodacre also 2019 Women of Promise awards.