MINDEN - Bently Nevada Corp. has awarded Douglas High School graduating seniors Brodie Roman, Lysle Turnbeaugh, and Joseph Bradshaw engineering scholarships valued at $5,000 each.
The scholarships help defray costs associated with the students' pursuit of a four-year degree in computer science or mechanical, computer, or electrical engineering. All three students plan to attend the University of Nevada, Reno. Roman will major in computer science. Turnbeaugh and Bradshaw will major in electrical engineering.
Greg O'Neill of Carson High School is the recipient of Bently Nevada's scholarship for children of its employees. The $1,000 grant is reserved exclusively for dependents of employees of Bently Nevada Corp. O'Neill will attend either UNR or the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, majoring in computer engineering.
Award criteria for either scholarship includes academic excellence, community involvement and a desire to choose a career in one of the above engineering disciplines. In addition to the monetary award, the progress of each student is monitored to help ensure academic success. Scholarship students must maintain a 3.0 or better GPA and remain enrolled full-time in one of the designated engineering majors.
Brodie is the son of Keith and Mary Roman of Minden. Lysle is the son of Jeanette and Leonard Turnbeaugh of Minden. Joseph is the son of Katherine and John Bradshaw of Gardnerville. Greg is the son of Virginia and Gerry O'Neill of Carson City.
Bently Nevada Corp. is the world's leading supplier of machinery protection and management solutions for users of rotating and reciprocating machinery. With headquarters in Minden, the company maintains over 80 offices in 42 countries. These offices support customers operating in key industrial centers worldwide.