Amber Helm

Helm Receives 2014 McAuley Distinguished Engineering Student Award

Amber Helm, a senior in the Department of Chemical Engineering, has been named the recipient of the 2014 McAuley Distinguished Engineering Student Award. Helm competed for this honor and was selected because of her outstanding academic achievements, honors, activities, interests, and aspirations. She has a 3.93 GPA and will graduate Summa Cum Laude with Honors in May with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering.

This award, provided by members of the Whitacre College of Engineering Dean’s Council, is named in memory of James A. McAuley, an active member of the Dean’s Council, and a Texas Tech Distinguished Engineer.

Helm has accepted a full-time position with Anadarko as a production engineer in Kermit, and will begin work after graduation. She plans to stay involved at Texas Tech after graduation as an alumnae advisor to A.O.E., a campus recruiter for Anadarko, and member of the Texas Tech engineering young alumni organization, Young Guns.