Dayton, Ohio, November 4, 2019 – Emerson today announced the five recipients of The Helix Innovation Scholarships at the University of Dayton. Awards were presented to students in engineering, business and the arts with demonstrated skills and enthusiasm in creative thinking, innovation and problem-solving.
Each student was presented a $10,000 scholarship from Emerson. Emerson will also assign each student a mentor to help guide their interest in innovation and support their education and growth.
The five scholarship recipients were recognized at The Helix Innovation Center on the University of Dayton campus earlier this month.
“Through the mentor relationships, our staff can stay engaged with young, creative minds,” said Rajan Rajendran, vice president of system innovation and sustainability for Emerson’s Commercial & Residential Solutions platform. “We’re excited to partner with the University of Dayton to collaborate, inspire and help grow the future workforce.”
The Helix Innovation 2019 Scholarships were awarded to the following University of Dayton students:
Dejuan A. Marion Computer Engineering 3rd year Bedford, OH
Vivian M. Mota Mechanical Engineering 2nd year Melrose Park, IL
Adriana Paonessa Industrial Engineering 2nd year Coto Laurel, Puerto Rico
Leigh Roberts Pre-Med 4th year Noblesville, IN
Mike Sundermeier Marketing 4th year Palos Park, IL