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Dawn Ramsey honored for her work with Future City Competition


The Georgia Engineering Alliance (GEA) honored Dawn Ramsey at the 2012 Engineers Week (E-Week) Awards Gala on Feb. 25. Ramsey, director of faculty growth and development at SPSU, was recognized for her work as the Georgia regional coordinator for the National E-Week Future City Competition.

 

Future City is a national competition for teams of 6th, 7th and 8th grade students, each of which must present its vision of a future city that addresses design and infrastructure challenges. The regional winner goes on to compete at the national level.

 

The statewide competition has been held at SPSU since 2006. Ramsey has been the Future City Competition Georgia regional coordinator and a member of GEA’s E-Week Committee since 2007. More than 140 teams participated in the Jan. 21 competition and over 600 volunteers assisted as mentors, judges, time keepers, etc.