Saturday, April 13, 2002

Engineering hall of fame inducts 7




The Associated Press

        Seven people were inducted Friday into the University of Kentucky College of Engineering Hall of Distinction.

        The Engineering Hall of Distinction, which began in 1992, honors alumni who have demonstrated engineering professional accomplishments, outstanding character and commitment to community service.

        The inductees:

        • Air Force Lt. Gen. John H. Campbell, a 1969 graduate, is associate director of the Central Intelligence Agency. He lives at Andrews Air Force Base, Md.

        • William C. Hopkins, a 1967 medical engineering graduate, retired in Gaithersburg, Md., after 30 years of work in nuclear engineering.

        • Betty Peters Preece, a 1947 electrical engineering graduate, became the first woman to earn that degree. She retired from teaching in Melbourne, Fla., in 1990.

        • Carl N. Kelly, a 1961 electrical engineering graduate, worked in information technology for more than 40 years, including projects for NASA. He lives in Potomac Falls, Va.

        • Kenneth H. Kennedy, a 1968 civil engineering graduate, spent his career with Monsanto Corp., starting at a manufacturing plant in Illinois. He now splits his time in San Antonio and St. Louis.

        • James W. Stuckert, a 1960 mechanical engineering graduate, spent his career in the securities field with Hilliard Lyons Inc. He lives in Prospect, Ky.

        • Russell M. Barnes, a 1950 electrical engineering graduate, spent his career in the aerospace industry. He now lives in Melbourne, Fla.

       



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