Integrated Design Group Principal, Gary Murphy recently endorsed Jonathan Drooks for one of the annual $2500.00 scholarships awarded by the Washington D.C. Chapter of 7×24 Exchange. Jonathan is a Computer Science Major at UMass Boston and was able to successfully meet all the requirements by the fast approaching essay deadline.
According to 7×24 Chapter Secretary and Awards Team Chair, Lillian Rivera, what made Jonathan’s essay stand out amongst others was his sincerity. She writes, “The 7×24 Exchange’s scholarship award committee was very impressed with the sincerity of Jonathan’s essay” she goes on to say that, “He truly deserves this award and we are pleased to choose him for it.”
After winning the award Jonathan explains that through his experiences, he has been able to learn how to be “more productive as both a student and person”. He also says that he has learned, “…technology is an important and powerful tool and that I would really enjoy a future developing new technology that helps the next generation of students.”
This award was presented on Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at the Washington D.C Chapter’s quarterly meeting. Jonathan is the son of Integrated Design Group’s own Wayne Drooks. Gary Murphy and Joe Maggio attended the presentation. Integrated Design Group is proud of Jonathan and his accomplishment, and wishes him future success in his endeavors.