Shannon Danforth, a senior in civil engineering, was awarded a Byron E. Jones Scholarship, which supports a student each at Portland State University, University of Portland, Oregon State, and Oregon Institute of Technology with a $1,500 annual scholarship. The award is given through the ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineers) Oregon Section.
Byron E. Jones was a senor field engineer for the Portland Cement Association and the 1982 recipient of the “Engineer of the Year Award” for the Oregon ASCE section (Mark Kennedy, engineering, won the award in 2015). Jones was president of the ASCE Oregon Section in 1969. His family started the Byron E. Jones Scholarship Fund, originally for programs at OSU and PSU, after his death in 1984.
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