2015 MTI Awards Banquet and Convocation Exercises
June 27, 2015 • San Jose, CA
On June 27, 2015, MTI proudly presented 21 deserving graduates with their Master of Science in Transportation Management (MSTM) at its annual awards banquet and convocation. Keynote addresses were delivered by Transportation Secretary (ret.) Norman Mineta and California State Senator Jim Beall. Several individuals received special honors, including class valedictorian Allie Scrivener, who received the inaugural Congressman James Oberstar Award for Academic Achievement; MSTM alumna Donna DeMartino, named Alumna of the Year; MTI trustees David Turney and Stephanie Pinson, both achieving the rare, esteemed status of emeritus trustee; and a team of innovative teens from Missisippi's Guntown Middle School, who earned a $1,000 check for their school for their winning concept in this year's Garrett Morgan Sustainable Transportation Competition sponsored by MTI. Finally, San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo presented Mineta Transportation Institute with a commendation on behalf of the City for excellence in transportation policy leadership.