Beecher, an environmental management and safety major, is the daughter of David and Valerie Beecher of East Lake Road.
Recipient of a Presidential Scholarship and an Alumni Scholarship, she was named to the Deanís List and was active in RITís Student Environmental Action League. As an environmental specialist on a co-op with Erdman Anthony & Associates Inc., a Henrietta-based engineering firm, she performed Phase I site assessments, exit audits and NEPA audits at sites in New York and Pennsylvania. She aspires to a position in environmental management working in government policymaking and lobbying.
Note: Commencement ceremonies for RITís College of Applied Science and Technology begin at 1 p.m. on Friday, May 24. RITís academic convocation ceremony begins at 7:30 p.m. on May 24. George Tenet, director of the Central Intelligence Agency, will deliver the commencement address.