Who are you?
- PES Scholar - 2014, 2015
Major: Electrical Engineering
Graduation Year: May 2016
School: Clemson University Emphasis: Power, Electronics
Other Interests: Business, Wrestling, Guitar
Why did you choose to study engineering and the power engineering field?
I found out that I wanted to study electrical engineering when I took a digital electronics class my senior year in high school. I became so fascinated with the class that I decided to study electrical engineering instead of pre-med. I became interested in the power field when I received this scholarship and accepted a co-op with a power company, Santee Cooper.
What do you love about the power engineering field? What excites you about being involved in the PE field?
My main interest deals with electrical motors and renewable energy. My goal is to make a difference in the world by improving the quality of life and creating power solutions in third-world countries.
How has being selected as a PES Scholar impacted you?
It has given me more confidence and determination to learn more about power engineering and getting one step closer to my goals. College tuition is increasing every year so receiving a great scholarship like this really helps.