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Brandie Roy '13

Recipient: Williams Simons Endowed Scholarship

Major

Chemical Engineering

Involvement

Brandie, who will be the first person in her family to earn a college degree,is the president of the UNH chapter of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE).Last year, she served as a co-chair of the AIChE’s Northeast Regional Conference, which brought more than 200 students to the University. She also is active in the American Society of Civil Engineers and the Society of Women Engineers. For the last two years, she has served as a chemistry lab teaching assistant.

Hope for the future

“I am currently in the process of applying to dental school with the hope of becoming an orthodontist, which has been my ultimate goal since I was in high school.”

Why she is grateful

“Because of my scholarship support, I am able to focus completely on my coursework rather than splitting my time and energy between my studies and a part-time job. This financial freedom has given me an opportunity to become an active member on campus and to give back to the University that I’ve come to call my home.”