Raleigh Davis '10 and Tyrone Keys, Jr. '10 Receive College of Engineering Awards

Raleigh Davis ‘10 and Tyrone Keys, Jr. ‘10 received Outstanding Senior Awards at the 2010 Engineers’ Council Annual Awards Banquet this spring.

Davis was presented with the Outstanding Senior Award for Scholarly Achievement. Originally from Cinnaminson, New Jersey, he graduated with a degree in chemical engineering with a concentration in nanoscience. Davis completed several research projects at NC State University in the field of polymer engineering, including an award-winning study in nanofiber production. He also spent a summer studying chemical unit operations in France. Davis will attend Princeton University this fall to pursue a Ph.D. in chemical engineering.

Keys received the Outstanding Senior Award for Citizenship and Service. A native of Tampa, Florida, he earned a degree in industrial systems engineering. Keys was a member of the National Society of Black Engineers and the Institute of Industrial Engineers. Through his work with the National Society of Collegiate Scholars, he served as both a mentor and tutor for middle school students. Keys worked at the Corporation to Develop Communities of Tampa, a non-profit organization which helps individuals with job placements, and also spent a summer as an intern at ExxonMobil. He plans to earn a master’s degree in industrial systems engineering while conducting research in healthcare or information systems at NC State University.

Click here to read more about the 2010 Engineers’ Council Annual Awards.

Tyrone Keys, Jr. ‘10 with College of Engineering Dean Louis Martin-Vega.