Walden Environmental Engineering offers a scholarship to high school students in Oyster Bay, NY. The goal is to expose young aspiring students to engineering and to pursue the field and study of engineering. In the world of engineering, a quality high school education sets the foundation needed to excel in higher learning and one’s career. Walden Environmental Engineering is dedicated to helping students along the way.
Students were given a challenge to research ways to decrease the carbon footprint of OBHS and evaluate the opportunities, costs, and timeline of implementation for the actions they recommend. Based on their engineering knowledge and strategies, they were to present their research and develop a sustainable action plan.
Joseph M. Heaney III, P.E., President of Walden Environmental Engineering, believes those who strive to succeed and take their education seriously deserve to be rewarded. Therefore, Walden awards an engineering scholarship to the best qualified Oyster Bay High school graduating senior. Walden Environmental Engineering is proud to announce this year’s recipient of Walden’s 6th annual college scholarship award.
This year’s scholarship winner is Matthew Wong. While attending Oyster Bay High School, Matthew was the President of the National Honor Society, World Language Honor Society, and the Sports Volunteering Club. He was also on the Varsity baseball and basketball team, played in the jazz band, was a reporter for the school newspaper, and a mentor in the Student-Athlete Leadership Program.
“Not only does engineering provide the means to create transformational change, but it also pushes the boundaries for future innovation. There is an infinite number of unexplained mysteries regarding the world we live in, and I aim to uncover them through engineering.” – Matthew Wong
Matthew is attending Cornell University in the fall and intending to major in chemical engineering. Walden wishes Matthew the best of luck in his future endeavors and congratulations on your High School graduation!
Listed in Walden’s Core Values are social responsibility and community involvement. Walden continues its outreach into Oyster Bay High School to mentor high school students interested in the STEM fields. Check out our webpage for more information on Walden Environmental Engineering.