Cora Richardson (E20) is a Computer Engineering major who has shown during her time at Tufts a desire to use her expertise to make a concrete contribution to society. She has a passion for embracing technology to find applications that will make a difference. Her Senior Project, “Magnetic Navigation,” sponsored by the Draper Corporation, is investigating how common navigation techniques must respond to changing conditions. She is involved in many extracurricular activities dedicated to improving the lives of students, including being a STEM Ambassador, recruitment chair and president of the Tufts chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers, and president of the Tufts Students for the Exploration and Development of Space group.
The Class of 1911 Prize Scholarships are for seniors who have made the most progress in both academic record and by participation in extracurricular activities of enduring worth.