Published: Jan 12, 2007 2:44:57 PM
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J. Randall Frost was selected as the 2007 Industrial and Systems Engineering Outstanding Student of the Year. Randall is a senior with an overall grade point average of 3.9 and is also working towards a business minor. His hometown is Mobile.
From May to July 2003, January to August 2004 and May to July 2005, Randall worked as manufacturing engineering co-op at Kaydon Custom Filtration Corporation of LaGrange, Ga. As a co-op he worked in the manufacturing engineering department; participated in large capital acquisition projects; led equipment acquisition and implementation projects; managed product development and testing projects; and worked in process improvement efforts.
From January 2005 - present, when not co-oping, he has been an instructor and sales associate for Adventure Sports Scuba Inc. in Auburn. At Adventure Sports he holds a commissioned sales position; instructs university scuba classes, leads open-water dives, and organizes, sells and leads dive trips, including international trips.
Randall's honors include Tau Beta Pi National Engineering Honor Society; Alpha Pi Mu Industrial Engineering Honor Society, vice president of Golden Key, and National Society of Collegiate Scholars. He has received three scholarships: Alumni Scholar, a 4 year full tuition scholarship; National Material Handling Association scholarship, awarded to 30 graduate and undergraduate applicants nationally; and Association of Industrial and Textile Engineers scholarship, awarded each year to a candidate from one of six southeastern schools.