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ChE undergraduate awarded Leonard E. Wood Co-Op Scholarship

Davidson School of Chemical Engineering undergraduate student Mary Lipari was awarded the Fall 2017 Leonard E. Wood Co-Op Scholarship. Lipari received the award during the Professional Practice Days Luncheon held in the Purdue Memorial Union on February 21.
Davidson School of Chemical Engineering undergraduate student Mary Lipari was awarded the Fall 2017 Leonard E. Wood Co-Op Scholarship. Lipari received the award during the Professional Practice Days Luncheon held in the Purdue Memorial Union on February 21.
 
Established in 2007, the scholarships honor the memory of the late Leonard E. Wood. Wood received his PhD from Purdue University in 1956 and subsequently joined the faculty as a Professor of Civil Engineering. He then became the School of Civil Engineering Faculty Coordinator for Purdue's Cooperative Education in 1989, a role he continued in until his untimely death in 2004. The scholarship fund exists thanks to a generous donation from Wood's widow, Margaret, who sought to honor his dedication to the Co-Op program, while enabling the achievement of today's Co-Op students.
 
Lipari is a five-term Co-Op with Air Products and Chemicals. Purdue Chemical Engineering Cooperative Education Program offers undergraduate students a comprehensive opportunity that combines on-the-job experiences with classroom education.