by Shawna Carter
SOCORRO, N.M., May 16, 2006 — New Mexico Tech senior Nathan Goulding was recently awarded a $2,000 scholarship for the upcoming 2006-2007 academic year from the university’s New Mexico Gamma Chapter of Tau Beta Pi, the world’s largest engineering honor society.
Goulding is the son of Robert and Barbara Goulding of Albuquerque, and is a 2002 graduate of La Cueva High School. He a current New Mexico Tech honor roll student majoring in both electrical engineering and computer science. Goulding also serves as the president of Tech’s Tau Beta Pi chapter.
The society’s membership represents the highest honor to be obtained by an engineering student and is awarded on the basis of an engineering student’s high scholarship and exemplary character.
Tau Beta Pi scholarships are awarded to members of the society on a competitive basis of high scholarship, campus leadership and service, and promise of future contributions to the engineering profession. This year, the Fellowship Board of Tau Beta Pi awarded 123 scholarships, a record number of scholarships since the program’s establishment in 1998.