Monday, February 21, 2011

Tech Alumni To Be Honored This Week

Two Tennessee Tech University College of Engineering alumni — James (Jim) Peterman and Clayton Clem — have been chosen as the college's 2011 Engineers of Distinction. A banquet, a featured event of TTU's 2011 Engineers' Week, will be held 7 p.m. on Thursday to acknowledge their achievements. Clem has worked in various capacities at TVA since his degree from TTU in 1979. Peterman got his degrees in 1983 and 1985 and has worked in the defense telecommunications industry. Meanwhile,  the Tennessee Tech University School of Agriculture has named Kevin Brown its Distinguished Alumnus for 2010-2011.  Brown currently serves as State Conservationist for the state of Tennessee with National Resource Conservation Service. NRSC is a federal agency that advises land owners on methods of reduced soil erosion, wildlife conservation, and optimizing farm profitability while enhancing and improving natural resources.