Four Missouri S&T alumni received honorary professional degrees during Spring Commencement. The degrees recognize these graduates for professional achievement:
- C. John Brannon, Phys’85, CerE’85, Psyc’86, MS CerE’86, PhD CerE’89, a patent attorney with Brannon, Robinson, Sowers, Hughel and Doss in Indianapolis
- John Fairbanks, EE’71, owner of Tosshers Vending in Lincoln, Calif. Fairbanks is one of S&T’s 28 Alumni of Influence
- Fred Byron Parks, ME’69, chief executive officer for NDS Surgical Imaging in Tucson, Ariz.
- Robert M. Saxer, CE’61, MS CE’62, an active alumni association volunteer and a civil engineer who retired from the international chemical engineering firm AMCEC.