DURANT, Okla. –The Foundation of the American Society of Safety Engineers has announced the 2012 National Scholarships and three Southeastern Oklahoma State University Occupational Safety students have been named as recipients.
The Southeastern recipients are Brian Lauer, a senior from Aubrey, Texas, who won the $2,000 Ann Music Streetman HSE Scholarship (sponsored by the Texas Safety Foundation); Ashley Madden, a senior from Wayne, Oklahoma, who received the Permian Basin Chapter Endowment for $1,000; and William Birdsong, a senior from Lane, Olahoma, recipient of the $1,000 Southwest Chapter Roy Kinslow Scholarship.
The American Society of Safety Engineers Foundation, established by and in partnership with the American Society of Safety Engineers, generates funding and provides resources for scholarship, applied research, academic accreditation, and related academic initiatives in order to advance the safety, health, and environmental profession.
Recognizing growth in the profession, as well as a need for even more comprehensive services, the ASSE Board of Directors chartered the ASSE Foundation in 1990. Designed to provide professional development and financial resources to qualified individuals and non-profit organizations, the Foundation seeks to advance safety and health development, research and education in the public interest.