Theta Tau Educational Foundation

2019 Scholarship Recipients

Iota Beta Fund

The Iota Beta permanent fund was made possible through contribution of proceeds from the sale of the chapter house on McNichols Avenue in Detroit by the McNichols House Corporation in 2007.  

Allison Sorette

Omega Delta 2020, Christian Brothers University,

Mechanical Engineering

Marcos Mendez

Omega Delta 2020, Christian Brothers University,

Mechanical Engineering

Mpho Cho

Rho Gamma 2021, University of Central Florida,

Mechanical Engineering

Jacob Jakielaszek

Pi Epsilon 2019,

Temple University,


JB Ladd, Zeta ‘49 Fund

J.B. "Bert" Ladd is the retired founder and CEO of Ladd Petroleum Corp. He earned a bachelor’s degree in petroleum engineering from KU in 1949.  

    Elizabeth Davidson

    Zeta 2022,

    University of Kansas,

    Architectural Engineering

    Jeremy Chan, Tau Gamma ‘08 Fund

    The Jeremy G. Chan, Tau Gamma '08, Permanent Fund was created in 2010 by Jeremy's family, friends, and brothers in his memory. He was a charter member of our chapter at the University of Pennsylvania. This fund was created to provide a scholarship in his honor remembering Brother Chan, a man of both quiet wisdom and effervescent kindness.   

    Vera Lee

    Tau Gamma 2020,

    University of Pennsylvania,


    Taha Shamshudin

    Pi Epsilon 2020,

    Temple University,

    Mechanical Engineering  

    Robert L. Miller, Omicron ‘41 Fund 

    The Robert L. Miller, Omicron '41, Permanent Fund was established in 2009 by this Alumni Hall of Fame Laureate, engineer, and entrepreneur. Bob received his Chemical Engineering degree from the University of Iowa.

    Isaiah Dorsey

    Kappa Beta 2019,

    Mississippi State University,

    Chemical Engineering  

    Kassandra Sloan

    Rho Epsilon 2022,

    Drexel University,

    Architectural Engineering

    William S. Johnson, Rho ‘42 Fund 

    The William S. Johnson, Rho '42, Permanent Fund was established in 2009 via bequest from his estate. Brother Johnson served his nation as an aerospace engineer in the US Air Force. He received his BS in Aeronautical Engineering from North Carolina State University and subsequent degrees from the California Institute of Technology and the Southern Methodist University

    Wakil Pranto

    Mu Gamma 2020,

    The University at Buffalo,

    Civil Engineering  

    Simon Ramo, Lambda ‘33 Fund

    The Simon Ramo, Lambda '33, Permanent Fund was established by this internationally renowned scientist, engineer, and Theta Tau Alumni Hall of Fame Laureate.      Dr. Ramo, a founding member of the National Academy of Engineering, held 25 patents by the age of 30

    Rocco Corbisiero

    Mu Gamma 2019,

    The University at Buffalo,

    Biomedical Engineering  

    George P. Kalv, Gamma Beta ’47 

    George P. Kalv, Gamma Beta '47, has made history by establishing the first named permanent fund within the Theta Tau Educational Foundation.

    Daniel Schweiger

    Mu 2020,

    University of Alabama,

    Electrical and Computer Engineering  

    Benjamin Ladick

    Delta Gamma 2020,

    Arizona State University,

    Computer Science  

    Adam Benabbou

    Mu 2019,

    University of Alabama,

    Aerospace Engineering