Scholarships Recipients (2019)

The ECI scholarship program was established to assist undergraduate students within a designated field of study associated with stormwater quality, erosion and sediment control, environmental, and other fields of study with tuition and educational expenses.

We are happy to present the winners of the first ECI Scholarships awarded in 2019.

Clare Yurchak Clare Yurchak is originally from Olathe, Kansas and graduated high school from the Geoscience academy at Olathe North High School. She is currently a junior at the University of Arkansas, majoring in Biological Engineering and minoring in General Business. She Continue Reading University of Arkansas
Biological Engineering with
General Business Minor
Derek Koller Derek Koller is a non-traditional graduate student at the University of Arizona pursuing a graduate degree in Public Health: Industrial Hygiene. In 2007, Mr. Koller was working in construction when he had the opportunity to enroll in an EPA-funded Continue Reading University of Arizona
Public Health: Industrial Hygiene
Judy Beik Judy Beik is a fourth year Environmental Engineering student at the University of California, Irvine.  She aspires to pursue a career in water and wastewater treatment and is currently interning at the City of Huntington Beach Public Works Department.  At Continue Reading University of California, Irvine
Environmental Engineering
Brian Reilly Brian Reilly is a full-time student at Rider University with a major in environmental science. His previous education included K-8 at St. Raphael’s School, followed by Notre Dame High School in Lawrence, New Jersey. His areas of interest Continue Reading Rider University
Environmental Science
Jay Rao Mr. Jay Rao is a senior civil engineering major at the University of Mississippi and was born and raised in the Jackson suburb of Clinton, Mississippi. He serves as Director of Sustainability within the Associated Student Body at Ole Continue Reading University of Mississippi
Civil Engineering
Kelsey Stewart Kelsey Stewart is a graduating senior in the Civil Engineering program at Oregon State University. Her concentration is in water resources, and especially the applications of GIS programs that pertain to this area. Her career goals include getting Continue Reading Oregon State University
Civil Engineering
Miryah Squires Miryah Squires is a Geology and Geophysics student at Missouri University of Science and Technology. She will graduate next year with a bachelor’s degree emphasizing in Groundwater and Environmental Geochemistry with a minor in Geological Engineering. While growing up in Continue Reading Missouri University of Science and Technology
Geology & Geophysics with a Minor
in Geological Engineering
Julian Allen Julian Allen is a junior at Stockton University, majoring in Environmental Science with a concentration in Soil Science and Hydrology and has a 3.92 GPA. He has attended Stockton University for about two (2) years, where Allen stated that, “…a Continue Reading Stockton University
Environmental Science with a Concentration
in Soil Science and Hydrology
Travis Croft Mr. Travis Croft is a 4th year student at Colorado State University (CSU) studying Ecosystem Science & Sustainability and Natural Resources Management. Driven by a fundamental passionate for nature and outdoor recreation, he has thoroughly enjoyed combining some of Continue Reading Colorado State University
Ecosystem Science & Sustainability and Natural Resources Management
Kristi Martinez-Kisso Kristi Martinez-Kisso is a senior at California State University Monterey Bay majoring in Environmental Science with a Concentration in Watershed Systems. She is currently a Stormwater Program Intern at Harris & Associates but has been working with the stormwater programs Continue Reading California State University Monterey Bay
Environmental Science with a Concentration
in Watershed Systems
Jeralyn Poe Ms. Jeralyn Poe is a student at Michigan State University studying Environmental Geography and minoring in Geographic Information Science. She is also a member of the cross country and track and field team at Michigan State. Her interests include studying Continue Reading Michigan State University
Environmental Geography; Minoring in
Geographic Information Science
Francesca Filippone Francesca Filippone is a native Texan attending Texas State University pursuing a Bachelor of Science Degree in Water Resources. Her interest of study includes laws pertaining to the environment and the conservation of water resources. As an avid angler and Continue Reading Texas State University
Geography/Water Resources
Van Willem Peralta Van Willem (Bill) Peralta is a third-year double major in Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of California, Davis. He is currently the fundraising chair for the Davis chapter of Engineers Without Borders, a non-profit organization that provides health Continue Reading University of California, Davis
Civil Engineering
Environmental Engineering

A special thanks to RJR Engineering Group, Inc. for their generous contribution to the ECI Scholarship.

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