Rogers High School Valedictorian Michael Kelley Will Apply Award to Biomedical Engineering Studies at Brown University
MIDDLETOWN, RI – August 11, 2009 – KVH Industries, Inc., (Nasdaq: KVHI) is pleased to name Mr. Michael Kelley of Newport, RI, the recipient of its 2009 KVH Technology Scholars Award. Mr. Kelley, valedictorian of Rogers High School in Newport, will begin studies in the Biomedical Engineering program at Brown University in Providence, RI. He is the most recent recipient of the $1,000 scholarship, which is given annually to a deserving Aquidneck Island high school senior attending a 4-year undergraduate math or engineering program the following fall.
“We created the KVH Technology Scholars program to promote continuing education in the fields of math and engineering in recognition of their importance to the future success of KVH Industries as well as our local and national economies,” explained Chris Watson, KVH’s director of marketing.
“On behalf of everyone at KVH, I want to congratulate Mr. Kelley, who was chosen as our 2009 award recipient based on his exemplary academic performance and promise as a future member of the engineering community. We wish him great success in the future.”
About KVH Industries, Inc.
KVH Industries is a leading manufacturer of solutions that provide global high-speed Internet, television and voice services via satellite to mobile users at sea, on land, and in the air. KVH is also a premier manufacturer of high performance sensors and integrated inertial systems for defense and commercial guidance and stabilization applications. The company is based in Middletown, RI, with facilities in Tinley Park, IL and Kokkedal, Denmark.