NCAC Presents Student Travel Awards to 181st ASA Meeting in Seattle

Ana Jaramillo (Olson Sound Design); Bruce Olson (Olson Sound Design); Joe Keefe (Ostergaard); Sunit Girdhar (student); Ryan Hao (student); Ziqi Chen (student); Victoria Anderson (student); Blake Krapfl (student); Jerry Lilly (JGL); Tony Hoover (MCH); Dan Bruck; Eric Reuter (Reuter Assoc.); Dave Conant (MCH); Ben Bridgewater (DL Adams) (front); Unidentified (back); Kerrie Standlee (DSA)

Each year, NCAC selects universities from a list of qualified university programs to offer the Travel Award. This year the 10 universities were Georgia Institute of Technology, Michigan Technological University, Pennsylvania State University, Purdue University, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, University of Florida, University of Hartford, University of Kansas, University of Nebraska – Lincoln, and Virginia Polytechnic Institute.

The following students were recognized by NCAC at the ASA Student Reception in Seattle. NCAC President Eric Reuter, FASA, INCE Bd. Cert., Reuter Associates, LLC, was joined by several NCAC members to present the awards.

  • Victoria Anderson, University of Nebraska Lincoln – Omaha
  • Ziqi Chen, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • Sunit Girdhar, Michigan Technological University
  • Ryan Hao, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • Blake Krapfl, University of Nebraska Lincoln – Omaha

The eligibility of university and college programs was determined by the NCAC Student Travel Award committee and based on stringent criteria regarding the program’s curriculum and faculty. Schools were qualified to select a graduate or undergraduate student from their program to be the recipient of the award.

These honors have been made possible through financial support from the following NCAC Platinum and Gold sponsors:

  • Armstrong
  • BASWA acoustic
  • Biamp
  • CDM Stravitec, Inc.
  • Ecore International
  • Kinetics Noise Control
  • LogiSon Acoustic Network
  • Mason Industries, Inc.
  • MBI Products
  • NTi Audio, Inc.
  • Pliteq, Inc.
  • Pyrok, Inc.
  • RPG Acoustical Systems
  • Shure, Incorporated
  • SonaKrete
  • Unika Vaev
  • USG
  • Wenger

Thank you to these companies for their commitment to students.


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