Mark Beckman is a senior engineering student at Calvin College studying Mechanical Engineering. He is from Holland Michigan and graduated from Holland Christian. Mark has interned at Herman Miller in new product development for the past 3 years and will continue working at Herman Miller after his graduation in the spring of ‘09. In his free time Mark likes to spend his time on the water sailing and during winter he enjoys skiing.
Jonathan Brock is a senior engineer with a concentration in Mechanical Engineering. He has lived in the Grand Rapids area his whole life, graduating from Unity Christian High School. Jon has had two engineering internships, first with Moore & Bruggink Consulting Engineers during the summer of ’07 and then at Progressive Technologies Inc. in ’08. Jon enjoys water sports during the summer and skiing and snowboarding during the winter. Jon will be working at Vanerum Stelter as a Product Engineer after graduation.
Erik Van Kampen is a senior studying Chemical Engineering. He grew up in Elmhurst, IL where he attended Timothy Christian High School. He spent summer ’08 living and working as an intern in Germany, where he developed active pharmaceutical ingredients at Boehringer Ingelheim. Erik is also a member of Calvin’s Cross Country and Track teams.
Tyler Wiers is a senior Mechanical Engineering student. He hails from Willard/Celeryville, OH where he attended Willard High School and spent his summers working on the family farm. Last summer he held an internship at Rapid-Line Inc. in Grand Rapids. He will be returning to Ohio to work at Wiers Farm Inc. Tyler enjoys a variety of activities and sports including hunting, basketball, tennis, and golf.