The purpose of the QCESC awards is to pay tribute and recognize Engineering and Science Professionals whose exceptional achievements and outstanding contributions have made a lasting impact on technology, society, and their profession. This includes helping to promote and raise the awareness of STEM (Engineering, Science, Technology, and Mathematics) education and careers in our local communities including in our schools.
Awards will be given out at our Annual Banquet on Thursday, February 22, 2018 at the Putnam Museum. Details to follow.
The 2018 Award nominations are now being accepted for the following awards:
- Junior Engineer of the Year (< 36 years old on 12/31/17)
- Junior Scientist of the Year (< 36 years old on 12/31/17)
- Senior Engineer of the Year (36 Years or older on 12/31/17)
- Senior Scientist of the Year (36 Years or older on 12/31/17)
- Lifetime Achievement Award
- STEM Teacher of the Year
Due Date: All applications must be received by February 4th.
For further information about the QCESC Awards, please e-mail Dan D’Alessandro,
2017 Award Recipients
Left to Right: Scott Clark, Deere & Co. – ASABE; Carol Plouffe, Deere & Co. – ASABE; Donna Duberke, NOAA/NWS – Sr. Scientist of the Year; Sheryl Kennedy, Camanche Comm. Schools – STEM Teacher of the Year; Richard Vedvik, KJWW Eng. Consultants- Sr. Engineer of the Year; Bryan Snook, U.S. Army Corp of Engineers – Jr. Engineer of the Year; Chance Corum – Deere & Co. – ASABE
Not Pictured: Award: Bill Liegois, Stanley Consultants – Lifetime Achievement.
Note: The Junior Scientist of the Year was not awarded in 2017.
The awards were first established in 1966 initially with the Engineer of the Year award. Since then, additional awards have been added including for:
1995 – Scientist of the Year
2000 – Society of the Year
2007 – Lifetime Achievement
2010 – STEM Teacher of the Year
2013 – STEM Volunteer of the Year
Past Award Recipients Listed by Year (1966 – 2017)