– At Florida Tech’s annual Honors Convocation, Josh Manning of Navarre, Fla. was named Outstanding Junior and Jason Conrad of Deland, Fla. was named
Outstanding Senior. These award winners are chosen by a faculty committee from among the Outstanding Junior and Senior awardees within each academic area.
Manning, a management information systems major, holds a 4.0 grade point average (GPA), the highest possible. He is a member of the Phi Eta Sigma Honor
Society and the Florida Tech Epsilon Eta chapter of Delta Mu Delta, the national honor society in business administration. He is past president of the
campus Investment Club and a member of the Society for the Advancement of Management (SAM).
His SAM team took second place in the SAM International Case Competition, held in April in Las Vegas. The competition was part of the annual SAM
International Business Conference.
Conrad, who will graduate on May 7 with a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering, has been president of the university chapter of the American Institute
of Chemical Engineers and vice president of the university chapter of the American Chemical Society. He also was president of Alpha Phi Omega, a
co-educational service fraternity, and is a member of the Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society and the Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society.
Conrad participated in a National Science Foundation-Research Experience for Undergraduates program at Clemson University in South Carolina last
summer,where he worked on a polymer chemistry project. This fall he will return to Clemson to begin a doctoral program in chemical engineering.