Florida Tech Student Earns Skelly Scholarship

– Eduardo Manuel Gonzalez, of Guaynabo, Puerto Rico, has earned a $3,000 fellowship from the Gertrude E. Skelly Foundation endowment for the spring
semester 2004. Gonzalez is enrolled in the ocean engineering master’s degree program at Florida Tech. The endowment was funded by the Boynton Beach, Fla.

The late Gertrude E. Skelly established the foundation in 1991 to provide medical care and educational opportunities for those who cannot otherwise afford

The Skelly fellowship is awarded to deserving graduate students in the Department of Marine and Environmental Systems (DMES). The department integrates the
expertise and skills of scientists, engineers, and resource mangers. The faculty includes individuals devoted to research involving the study of ocean
waves and currents; coastal processes and structures; estuarine hydrology; planktonic and benthonic organisms; meteorology and climatology; hydroacoustics;
coastal and resource management; marine vehicles; biofouling; trace-metal and pollution identification and distribution; computer modeling; remote sensing;
and instrumentation.

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