MIDDLETOWN, RI – KVH Industries, Inc., is pleased to name Mr. James Steele of Middletown, RI, as the recipient of the company’s 2010 Technology Scholar award. Mr. Steele, a graduate of Middletown High School, will begin his electrical engineering studies at the University of Rhode Island in the fall of 2010. 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.
“It’s a pleasure to welcome Mr. Steele to the ranks of KVH Technology Scholars. He is clearly deserving of this award based on his outstanding record in school as well as other activities, including volunteering at Newport’s Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center to rebuild and repair computers for families in need,” explained Chris Watson, KVH’s director of marketing. “The KVH Technology Scholars program recognizes the vital role that engineering and mathematics play in our local and national economies, our country’s future as a technological leader, and the success of companies like KVH. On behalf of everyone at KVH, I want to congratulate Mr. Steele and wish him great success in the future as he pursues his passion for engineering.”
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, Kokkedal, Denmark, and Singapore.