Robert W. Lyons Scholarship Recipients:
- Nabila Essakalli of Blacksburg, VA, is a fifth-year student in architecture at Virginia Tech. Essakalli’s interests lie in sustainable architecture. She is currently a member of the National Organization of Minority Architecture Students and serves on the Student Affairs Community Advisory Board.
- Bethany Jackson-Price of League City, TX, is a senior at the University of Houston studying construction management. Her ideal career is to be able to contribute and educate communities on the value of sustainability and construction. Jackson-Price’s interests in construction management include energy issues, global warming, conservation, management of resources, and sustainable practices.
- Kristin Lorentzen of Pomona, CA, is a senior studying architecture at California Polytechnic University in Pomona. She is also pursuing a minor in regenerative studies. Lorentzen is currently volunteering as the environmental design ambassador for the American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS).
Juan Mancilla Vargas
- Juan Mancilla Vargas of Battle Creek, IA, is a senior in construction engineering at Iowa State University. He is currently interning with DPR Construction, and during his free time likes to read, meditate, and play soccer with his friends.