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Charles E. Herman Scholarship
2023 Recipient

Mateo Ramirez

Mateo Ramirez, a senior in civil engineering from Waconia, MN, will receive the Charles E. Herman Scholarship. The scholarship recognizes academic achievement and promotes the education of transportation students with a preference to women and minorities at NDSU. Funding for the $2,000 scholarship is provided by the Charles E. Herman Scholarship Endowment fund, NDSU Development Foundation.

Ramirez expects to graduate in the spring of 2024 and plans to pursue a career working with railroads to improve rail infrastructure, particularly in North Dakota.

He has been on the NDSU Steel Bridge Team since 2020, serving as treasurer, and has been on the NDSU Dean's List four times. He volunteered to install lake aeration in 2020 and served on the Waconia Varsity Football Leadership Council. Ramirez previously received the Vern E. Plath Endowed Scholarship for NDSU civil engineering students. He has been a student design assistant with the Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute's Department of Transportation Support Center since early 2022.

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