Congratulations to second year MURP students Shira Bergstein and Katie Lemmon who were awarded scholarships by the Orange County Women's Transportation Seminar (WTS). The scholarships are competitive and based on the applicant's specific transportation involvement and goals, job skills and academic record. The WTS Orange County graduate scholarships were presented at an Awards Gala in December. The top winners may go on to compete nationally for the Leadership Legacy Scholarship (in the amount of $3,000) or the Helene M. Overly Memorial Scholarship (in the amount of $6,000). National awards will be presented on May 10, 2012.
The Women's Transportation Seminar (WTS) is a national organization of transportation professionals with more than 4,000 members who are committed to excellence in the transportation industry. The organization provides a neutral forum for the exchange of information, ideas and experiences; encourages the professional development of its members; and promotes industry recognition of women in the field of transportation.