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Minnesota Geotechnical Society names Barr’s Kurt Schimpke Young Engineer of the Year

March 21, 2017

Geotechnical engineer Kurt Schimpke (pictured below) has been named the Minnesota Geotechnical Society’s (MGS) Young Engineer of the Year for his volunteer work in the community, engineering achievements, and efforts on behalf of MGS. He received the award at the Minnesota Federation of Engineering, Science, and Technology Societies (MFESTs) awards banquet in February. Kurt has been involved with MGS since 2010 and currently serves as its vice president. 

The Minnesota Geotechnical Society is a nonprofit organization that connects students with geotechnical professionals and donates scholarships to geotechnical engineering programs. Click here to learn more about the MGS.

Minnesota Geotechnical Society names Barr’s Kurt Schimpke Young Engineer of the Year