Nick's success is an example of conquering obstacles in life.
Nick's college career started as a Materials Science and Engineering
in University of Illinois- Urbana-Champaign with Ivan Racheff MatSE
Scholarship. He also received scholarship from the First Catholic Slovak
Ladies Association for academic achievement. The future seemed so bright.
Unfortunately, he encountered health problem, and had to put his college
life on hold. During his recovery, he worked for an engineering contractor
Washington Group International, which kept his engineering dream alive.
Recalling his good experience in SIUE as a visiting student taking summer
classes, he decided to be enrolled in SIUE Mechanical Engineering Program.
His perseverance earned him induction to Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, and
an Outstanding Senior title tonight.
Mechanical Engineering - School of Engineering - Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
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Last Update: January 12, 2006