Kent Lynn: international service learning

A good salesman knows that the keys to a successful sale are trust and responsiveness. Kent Lynn, CE’85, is one of those salesmen.

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Aubrey Moore: more than an all-American girl

Aubrey Moore stepped up to the starting line in the finals of the 400-meter run at the 2009 NCAA Outdoor Championships knowing she was an All-American. She was attempting to become the second S&T student-athlete with an individual national championship and the first female to win one.

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Matt Coco: friends, family, food

Matt Coco, CE’66, knows a lot about transformations. It’s something that he learned as a young child in his grandmother’s kitchen by watching his diminutive grandmother take four simple ingredients (flour, yeast, water and salt), knead them together and transform the dough into a delicious bread.

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Zlantan Hamzic: national champion

As Zlatan Hamzic stepped onto the blocks for the finals of the 200-yard breaststroke at the NCAA Division II Championships in March, there was more on his mind than just competing for a national title.

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Brooke Ryan

Brooke Ryan has been around the game of soccer her entire life. She started playing when she was 4, but before that she attended her two older brothers’ games.

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Jerry Bayless: A Miner through and through

Jerry Bayless, CE’59, MS CE’62, will probably never know just how much of an impact he has made on the lives of his students. It is not because of his administrative duties as department chair; it is not the numerous awards he has received from professional societies; it is not the many department committees he has served on. As important as all these may have been, what sets him apart is his involvement in student life and extracurricular activities. That is where Bayless has truly made a difference.

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Class of 1942

Six years before their Golden Alumni Reunion, a dozen members of the Class of 1942 started kicking around the idea about doing “something big” for their upcoming 50th anniversary in 1992.

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Young Liu: Learning from Leu

In 1988, Young Liu came to the United States with $89 in his pocket and met the man who would change the course of his life: Ming Leu.

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Ted Waldbart: A HERO for Haitians

Ted Waldbart’s background isn’t in nonprofits. It’s in solving problems and managing projects for large American corporations like Coca Cola and Phillips Petroleum.

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Andrew Page: North American strikeout artist

When you think of sports in Canada, you might think of hockey, a sport in which Canadians have excelled at the international level.
But the United States’ northern neighbor has a strong history in baseball as well. The list of major league standouts includes Ferguson Jenkins and Larry Walker and current stars like Justin Morneau, Jason Bay and Russell Martin.

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