Lawrence Technological University President Virinder Moudgil was among the winners in the fifth annual “Real McCoy Awards” presented by the Detroit Area Pre-College Engineering Program (DAPCEP), a nonprofit organization that provides historically underrepresented youth with innovative educational programming in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and science.
Moudgil received the “Award for Excellence in Science” at the event.
In the presentation photo, Moudgil appears with Michelle Reaves, DAPCEP interim executive director, and Johnny Lunsford, of Global Strategic Supply Solutions, a Livonia manufacturer and supply chain management provider.
Other winners included:
* Jim Anderson, president and CEO, Urban Science, Award for Excellence in Technology
* Sharon Madison, president, Madison Madison International, Award for Excellence in Engineering
* Beth Ardisana, CEO and principal owner, ASG Renaissance, Award for Excellence in Mathematics
* Shawn Levitt, senior vice president and chief nursing officer, Detroit Medical Center, Award for Excellence in Medicine
* Derrick Scott, director, inclusion and multicultural engineering programs, center for engineering diversity and outreach, University of Michigan, and Gerald Thompkins, vice president for business operations and planning, LB3 Engineering & Consulting Inc., Real McCoy Legacy Awards.
Several young DAPCEP students were also honored for their scientific and engineering excellence.
This year, DAPCEP celebrates 40 years of providing STEM education to students in and around Detroit. To learn more about DAPCEP’s programming, visit www.dapcep.org.