Christina (Johnson) Pappas ’08 (B.S. engineering science, B.S. physics) is currently a graduate student in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department at the University of Virginia. Christina earned a prestigious Department of Defense National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship. While a student at Sweet Briar, Christina completed internships at AREVA (nuclear energy) and at the NASA Wallops Flight Center.
Ruth Anne Ratliff ’08 (B.A. engineering management) is currently employed at TYCO Wireless in Lynchburg, Va.
Kaelyn Leake ’09 (B.S. engineering science, B.S. physics) is currently a graduate student in the electrical engineering program at the University of California-Santa Cruz, go banana slugs! While a student at Sweet Briar, Kaelyn completed an internship at Flowserve (flow management solutions).
Sara Smiley ’09 (B.S. engineering science, B.S. math) completed her MEM (master's in engineering management) at Dartmouth in 2011. She is currently Operations Management Leadership Program Associate at GE Aviation in Orange County, Calif. GE Aviation, an operating unit of GE, is a world-leading provider of jet and turboprop engines, components and integrated systems for commercial, military, business and general aviation aircraft. While a student at Sweet Briar, Sarah completed two summer internships with Snydor Langston (construction).
Amanda Baker ’09 (B.S. engineering science, B.S. environmental science) is currently an environmental engineer at Straughan Environmental Service in Maryland. While a student at Sweet Briar, Amanda completed an internship with Straughan Environmental Service.
Lauren Guyer ’09 (B.A. engineering management) is currently at the National Ground Intelligence Center in Charlottesville, Va. While a student at Sweet Briar, Lauren completed an internship with the Center for Advanced Engineering and Research (CAER) in Lynchburg.
Maxine Emerich ’10 (B.S. engineering science) works for General Atomics at National Ignition Facility (NIF) Lawrence Livermore National Lab in California. While a student at Sweet Briar, Maxine completed a summer research experience with Prof. Pierce and also completed a joint internship between Sweet Briar and Lynchburg Sheltered Industries.
MaryAnne “Scooter” Haslow-Hall ’11 (B.S. engineering science) works as a process engineer (controls focus) for The Clorox Company at their GLAD Manufacturing facility in Amherst, Va. MaryAnne was also an intern for GLAD in the summer of 2010.
Jane "Ellie" Craddock ’11 (B.S. engineering science, B.S. math) is pursuing a master's degree in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of Virginia. Ellie was an intern for the Virginia Association of Broadcasters in the summer of 2010.
Elizabeth Wilson ’11 (B.S. engineering science) is a systems engineer at The Babcock & Wilcox Company (an international energy products and service company) in their Quality Control Department. Elizabeth was also an intern for Babcock & Wilcox in the summer of 2010.
Katelyn James ’11 (B.S. engineering science) is an engineer for the U.S. Navy doing ordnance assessment at the Naval Surface Warfare Center in Indian Head, Md.
Cassidy Jones ’11, (B.S. engineering science) is a mechanical engineer in the Nuclear Operations Group at The Babcock & Wilcox Company. Cassidy was an intern for Babcock & Wilcox in the summer of 2010.
Kristen Green ’11 (B.S. engineering science) is an associate engineer at Aerojet (an aerospace and defense company) in Gainesville, Va., working with the Advanced Project Team on airbreathing rocket motors.
Sarah Jennings ’11 (B.S. engineering science) is an electronics engineer at the National Ground Intelligence Center in Charlottesville, Va.
Sarah Lightbody ’12, (B.S. engineering science) is earning a Master of Science degree in Systems Engineering concentrating in Human Factors from the University of Virginia. Human factors seek to develop models and methods to better predict human behavior and performance. Specifically, she is working as a research assistant to build computational models of the neural basis of touch for neural prosthetics. This work will provide sensory feedback to amputees in the future.
Lauren Perhala ’12 (B.S. engineering science, B.S. math) is a mechanical engineer at NovaTech in Lynchburg, Va. NovaTech provides engineering and manufacturing services including mechanical design, analysis, testing and fabrication in support of nuclear, aerospace, defense and other industries. Lauren completed an internship at NovaTech and at the Cleveland Clinic.
Caroline Sorensen ’12 (B.S. engineering science, B.S. environmental science) is pursuing a Master’s of Environmental Sciences, Policy and Management Program at Central European University in Budapest. Caroline completed a summer research experience in environmental engineering at Duke University.
Madeline Wilson ’12 (B.S. engineering science) is an engineer at the Volkswagen Group in Northern Virginia.
Lindsay Davis ’13 (B.S. engineering science) is a process engineer at AMTI, an advanced manufacturing and design company in Lynchburg, Va. Lindsay completed an internship at AREVA Inc.