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The Georgia Society of Professional Engineers (GSPE) was formed in 1944 and currently has 1100 members.  GSPE’s membership is comprised of engineering professionals in all disciplines of engineering and has chapters statewide. Its core objectives include the protection of the public through professional registration and adherence to the Code of Ethics, supporting education and training for engineering professionals, monitoring and influencing engineering legislation, recognizing engineering achievement, advancing the public image of engineers, and maintaining member awareness of issues affecting engineers.  Its many programs include the Professional Engineer Recognition Reception, a legislative forum, MATHCOUNTS, E-Week, and Engineer of the Year awards.     

GSPE honors engineers with the annual Engineer of the Year Award. There is an overall EOY award, and EOY awards in  construction, education, government, industry, and private practice. There is also A Young Engineer of the Year Award and the Chapter of the Year Award.

Awards Chair:
Jason Cooper


GSPE has three scholarships available to students of engineering at Georgia colleges and universities. Scholarships are administered through the Georgia Engineering Foundation (GEF).

Scholarship Chair:
Jimmy Crowder

Scholarship Information

GSPE Scholarship Fund Endowment

The GSPE Scholarship Fund Endowment was created in 2007. It is available to students engaged in engineering and engineering technology programs, in any discipline, at colleges and universities in the state of Georgia.

C.B. and Olive Gambrell Scholarship Fund

Dr. C.B. Gambrell, Jr. P.E. is the Dean Emerius of the School of Engineering at Mercer University in Macon, Georgia where he was the founding Dean in 1985. From employing the staff and formulating the academic programs to designing their laboratories and recruiting the students, He inspired excellence in both the academic and engineering professions. During the same time period prior to 1995, he also served as the Director of the Mercer Engineering Research Center. Dr. Gambrell served on the faculty of several universities, holds five advanced degrees, is a registered engineering in four states and has served three Secretaries of the U.S. Army as Scientific Consultant. C.B. served as GSPE President 1994-95, is a Fellow of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, and a prolific writer.

Doris Lavoie Memorial Scholarship – GSPE Auxiliary Fund

The late Mrs. Doris Lavoie, wife of Mr. George Lavoie, PE, was an active leader in the GSPE Auxiliary until her death in 1984. She was President of the Sandy Springs Auxiliary in 1981-82, the Georgia State Auxiliary President in 1975-76 and Southeastern Region Chairperson in 1976-77. Mrs. Lavoie led the ladies of the auxiliary as they diligently raised the money that became the GSPE Auxiliary Fund that now carries her name. This is the tenth Doris Lavoie Memorial Scholarship funded and awarded by the GSPE Auxiliary. The Auxiliary’s Treasurer is Mrs. Janet Sights and its scholarship representative is Mrs. Sarah Duwell.



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