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Penn State Fayette engineering student to represent 5,000 in Salt Lake City

Shelby McMahon
6/18/2008 —
Shelby McMahon of Smithfield, an engineering student at Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus, has been selected as a consultant to the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers Inc.’s Student Activities Committee when ASHRAE has its annual meeting June 21-25 in Salt Lake City. ASHRAE is an international organization, and the Student Activities Committee runs several programs for K-12 and college-age students. At the meeting McMahon will be representing about 5,000 student members of the more than 250 student branches of ASHRAE around the world. The committee investigates ways ASHRAE can best meet the challenge of encouraging students to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

McMahon is studying building environmental systems technology at Penn State Fayette. She is expected to graduate with dual associate’s degree in building engineering technology and architectural engineering in August, and already is working as an engineering technician for Miller Engineering Inc., a consulting firm in Morgantown, West Virginia.

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