Professional degrees awarded

Ten honorary professional degrees were awarded during the Dec. 20 commencement exercises.

The degrees recognize the distinction an alumnus’s career reflects upon Missouri S&T.

  • Marvin E. Borgmeyer, ChE’74, MS ChE’75, of Baton Rouge, La., operations manager for ExxonMobil
  • Randy L. Buschling, EMgt’83, of Washington, Mo., vice president and chief operating officer at LaBarge Inc.
  • Charles E. Byvik, MS Phys’64, of Alexandria, Va., associate director for electronics (science and technology) in the Office of the Secretary of Defense
  • Hugh E. Cole, EMgt’72, of Mission Viejo, Calif., partner in the Avraham Y. Goldratt Institute
  • David B. Lewis, CE’78, MS CE’80, of Carrollton, Texas, president and chief executive officer of Blade Energy Partners
  • Richard D. Laughlin, CE’75, MS CE’77, of Chesterfield, Mo., owner of Midwest Testing Inc.
  • David L. Mueller, ME’69, of Cleveland, vice president of operations for Harris Products Group of the Lincoln Electric Co.
  • David W. Rommelmann, CE’70, of Evergreen, Colo., a financial planner with Wachovia Securities
  • Kenneth C. Savells, CSci’74, of Harrison, Ark., founder of Centurion Financial Services
  • Cheryl D.S. Walker, EE’86, of St. Louis, president and general counsel of Obasi Enterprises and counsel in the St. Louis office of Bryan Cave LLP.

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