Five Missouri S&T alumni and friends received honorary professional degrees during Spring Commencement. The degrees recognize these graduates for professional achievement:William E. Acree Jr., Chem’75, MS Chem’77, PhD Chem’81, of Argyle, Texas, chair and professor of chemistry at the University of North Texas.
Christopher C. Curfman of Peoria, Ill., president of sales and support for Caterpillar Global Mining in Oak Creek, Wis.
John F. Eash, AE’79, MS EMgt’90, of Weldon Spring, Mo., director of F/A-18 production operations for the Boeing Co. and president of the Miner Alumni Association.
Brady F. Hays, CE’98, of Overland Park, Kan., director of projects and associate vice president of Black & Veatch’s water business focused on mining and oil and gas clients.
Robert L. Phillips Jr., LSci’90, of Fairfax, Va., vice president for research and policy with the American Board of Family Medicine.