Also during the Saturday afternoon commencement ceremony, three Miner alumni were presented with the Award of Professional Distinction. The award recognizes outstanding S&T graduates for their professional achievements.
- Kenneth D. Gielow, MetE’70, MS MetE’71, president of Imrie-Gielow Inc.
- Al Kaplan, CE’72, owner of Energy Projects Consulting
- Charles W. Lyon, ChE’84, MS EMgt’91, business director for the Americas and Asia Pacific at INEOS