Andrea Ferris, a fourth-year mechanical engineering student, received the Outstanding Student of the Year Award from the Pacific Southwest American Society for Engineering Education.
This award is given to a student in the Pacific Southwest region (Arizona, California, Hawaii and Nevada) who demonstrates excellence in the classroom and in extracurricular activities. It was presented on April 20 at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.
Ferris is a member of the Kellogg Honors College and Tau Beta Pi engineering honor society. She has also served as president and activities coordinator of Engineering Council, and currently serves as the vice president of Tau Beta Pi. She is also an avid volunteer at many College of Engineering events, such as Bronco Engineering Day, where she led 75 other volunteers to host prospective new students.