E & M Engineers and Surveyors, P.C., of Bradford has announced the winners of its annual college scholarship, which has been named the Frederick J. Moricca III Memorial Scholarship.
Moricca was a licensed land surveyor in Pennsylvania and New York, was the president of the local chapter of the Pennsylvania Society of Land Surveyors and was a huge advocate for promoting the land surveying and civil engineering professions to young people who were considering higher education studies.
Moricca passed away unexpectedly on March 19, 2018. He is greatly missed by his E&M family, but their hope is that his professional legacy will be carried on through this scholarship.
The winners of the $1,000 scholarships are Tori Miller of Coudersport and Curtis Shaffer of Cuba, N.Y.
Miller graduated from Coudersport Area Jr/Sr High School and is attending Penn State Behrend. She is pursuing a degree in environmental engineering.
Shaffer graduated from Cuba-Rushford High School and is attending Alfred State. He is pursuing a degree in surveying engineering technology.
The purpose of the scholarship is to encourage high school students to pursue a career in the fields of civil engineering or land surveying. E & M Engineers and Surveyors, P.C., has an office in Bradford. It was founded in 1946 and offers civil engineering and land surveying services in Western New York and Northern Pennsylvania.