Local Chatter: Nicholas Chaump, of West Pittston, receives awards from The University of Scranton

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Chaump receives awards

SCRANTON — Nicholas Chaump, of West Pittston, was awarded the Dr. A.J. Cawley Award for Excellence in Electrical Engineering Award and the Excellence in Mathematics Award (B.A.) by The University of Scranton.

He graduated magna cum laude with a double major in electrical engineering and mathematics and a minor in physics.

While studying at the University, Chaump was a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, the men’s crew team and the Mountain Sports Team. He was also a member of the undergraduate honors program and the Sigma Pi Sigma and Pi Mu Epsilon honor societies. He served as the president of the Eta Kappa Nu Honor Society for the 2017-2018 academic year.

After graduation, Chaump will work at the John Hopkins University applied physics laboratory in Baltimore, Maryland, in the two-year rotation Discovery Program. He will simultaneously purse a Master of Science degree in electrical engineering. Chaump is a graduate of Scranton Preparatory High School.