The Association of State Dam Safety Officials (ASDSO) has selected Alexander McCaskill – a senior Civil Engineering student in the University of Missouri-Kansas City’s (UMKC) School of Computing and Engineering – as the sole recipient of its 2011-2012 Senior Undergraduate Scholarship. McCaskill’s application was chosen from about 40 submissions received from schools across the U.S. He will receive a $10,000 scholarship for the 2011-2012 academic year, as well as a travel stipend to attend ASDSO’s national conference in September in National Harbor, Md. McCaskill is vice president of the UMKC student chapter of the Missouri Society of Professional Engineers, and also holds student memberships in ASDSO, the American Society of Civil Engineers, the American Institute of Steel Construction and the Association of Engineering Geologists. His honor society memberships include Chi Epsilon, Tau Beta Pi and Phi Kappa Phi. See UMKC Press Release for full story.