Hardik D. Patel of Mountain Top was among the 63 members of The University of Scranton’s undergraduate class of 2014 honored for academic excellence, service or both at Class Night on May 30. Also recognized were the University’s four Fulbright scholarship recipients for the 2014-2015 academic year.
Patel was the recipient of the Dr. A. J. Cawley Award for Excellence in Electrical Engineering. A computer engineering major with a double minor in mathematics and computer science, Patel was a member of the Eta Kappa Nu Honor Society and The Institute of Electric and Electronic Engineers (IEEE). After graduation, he will be employed at the PPL Susquehanna nuclear power plant. Patel graduated from MMI Preparatory School in Freeland.