Ella receives Attribute of Gator Engineer Award

March 27, 2017

Congratulations to Ella Hoogenboezem, a BME senior who has worked in the Schmidt Lab, for receiving the Attribute of a Gator Engineer Award for “Professional Excellence”.

Considered the greatest distinction of any student award given by the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering at UF, the Gator Engineering Attribute Awards are intended to provide an ideal guide for all members of the UF Engineering community. They honor five undergraduate and five Ph.D. students annually who strongly model one of the five Gator Engineering Attributes:

  • Creativity: imaginative, versatile, resourceful, artful, curious, passionate, inspired, innovative, willing to discover new solutions and to explore all options
  • Leadership: visionary, professional, skilled communicator, engaged and committed, entrepreneurial, inspiring, fair, mission-guided, caring, willing to delegate, sound perspective, sense of humor, positive attitude, confident, strong intuition, thoughtful
  • Integrity: honest, ethical, willing to work for achievements (persistent, hard-working, determined), impelled toward right action, trustworthy, humble, inspires integrity in others
  • Professional Excellence: technically competent, skilled in management and planning, problem-solving, scientifically insightful
  • Service to the Global Community
    • Humanitarianism: tolerant, respectful, socially conscious, selfless, interdependent, cooperative, willing to nurture and serve community, mentoring, compassionate
    • Global Awareness: aware of interactions of financial, societal, legal, and cultural influences, diverse, world-changing

The award will be presented to Ella at the College Awards Luncheon Banquet on April 20.

Congratulations Ella on this significant recognition!

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