A recent graduate of the department of chemical engineering at Brigham Young University has been awarded a Tau Beta Pi Fellowship in the amount of $10,000.

Ryan Vaughn Peterson from Kennewick, Wash., received one of 35 fellowships that are awarded in the United States each year.Peterson graduated on April 26 with a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering from BYU. He plans to pursue a master's degree at BYU under the direction of faculty member William G. Pitt.