DECORAH, Iowa, May 18, 2021 – James Groux of Decorah, Iowa has been awarded the 2020-2021 Adam J. Bohr Memorial Engineering Scholarship. The scholarship is given by the Bohr family and McClure of Clive, Iowa in honor of the late Mr. Adam J. Bohr. The scholarship is awarded to a student pursuing the field of engineering and is based on scholastic standing, community involvement, and extracurricular activities.
Groux will receive $4,000, paid over two years, for his pursuit of engineering study. He is graduating from Decorah High School and plans to attend the University of Iowa to study Mechanical Engineering.
“Adam was full of energy and not afraid to take on tough challenges. His personality would light up a room – not typical of most engineers,” said Terry Lutz, CEO of McClure. “When selecting a scholarship winner, we try to find someone that best represents Adam and we believe James does just that.”
About the Adam J Bohr Memorial Scholarship
Bohr graduated from Decorah High School and received his Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Iowa State University. He was a successful partner with McClure Engineering Company, managing the North Liberty office before passing away in 2010.
The scholarship was started in 2011 by the Bohr family and McClure. It is open to students in Decorah. The scholarship is awarded based on scholastic standing, community involvement, extracurricular activities, and a short essay on why the individual wants to study engineering.
Founded in 1956, McClure is celebrating 65 years of making lives better and building relationships for success. McClure brings engineering expertise and a collaborative approach to identify the best strategies and solutions to bring client’s vision to life. McClure’s area of expertise is in guiding its clients on making long-term capital investments in the areas of aviation, bridge, community development, construction observation, development, geotechnical, GIS, landscape architecture, MEP, structural, survey, traffic, transportation, and water. For more information on McClure, visit www.mcclurevision.com or email email@example.com.