David Bruce Waskie earned the degree of Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Cum Laude, at the 145th Cornell University Commencement Ceremony held May 26, 2013 in Ithaca, New York. At the Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Diploma Ceremony he was presented with the R. N. Janeway Automotive Engineering Award for the technical paper he authored presenting an original proposal for an improvement in automotive vehicles.
Waskie has accepted a position as a Design Engineer with the General Motors Corporation, Warren, Michigan. He currently holds two joint patents with General Motors for automotive components he designed during a summer internship in 2012. He plans to pursue his Master of Engineering degree in Automotive Engineering at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor.
David is the son of Bruce and Diane Waskie, Mountaintop and is a 2009 graduate of Crestwood High School. His brother, Steven, is a sophomore majoring in Astrophysics at Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA.