Kimberlee McKitish Named Young Engineer of the Year

The Central Pennsylvania Engineers Week Council (CPEWC) presented Kimberlee McKitish, PE, its 2017 Young Engineer of the Year award in recognition of her outstanding contributions to the engineering profession and her community.

The award is presented based upon the engineer’s professional and technical society activities, positions held, and achievements. Also in consideration are the engineer’s community and humanitarian activities, as well as professional competencies.

Kim received this award in honor of her engineering and supervisory positions with NuTec Design since 2009, along with her service to the Central PA Chapter of U.S. Green Building Council, Pennsylvania Society of Professional Engineers, and many other engineering professional services. Kim shows her passion of engineering through her involvement with ACE Mentoring and Future City Competitions, both of which expose students to the engineering discipline. Kim has presented at national engineer conferences, engaging audiences in engineering related content, and recently had an article published in Structure Magazine. She holds a BAE and MAE in Architectural Engineering, in addition to, an Engineering Mechanics Minor from The Pennsylvania State University. She currently holds her LEED Green Associate Certificate.

The CPEWC presented the award to Kim during its 2017 Engineers Week Awards Banquet on February 23rd, 2017.  “I would like to thank CPEWC for honoring me as the Young Engineer of the Year,” Kim stated in her acceptance speech. “This award would never have been possible without the amazing people in my life, including everyone I work with at NuTec. It is amazing to be with a company and in a profession where I can learn and grow daily, while teaching others along the way.”

About the Central Pennsylvania Engineers Week Council (CPEWC)

CPEWC is a non-profit organization established to plan and implement the celebration of Engineers Week annually in the Greater Harrisburg Metropolitan Area and the surrounding communities. The CPEWC is composed of representatives from various engineering and technical societies in Central Pennsylvania. These Member Organizations have joined together to fulfill the Council’s mission to promote the work of engineers for the public’s understanding and welfare; to honor outstanding members of the engineering profession; to recognize outstanding engineering and technical achievements; and to enhance technological literacy of the public through educational activities.