Kadkol is Spring 2022 McLaughlin Medalist

Dean Wornat and Rohan KadkolMay 31, 2022

BATON ROUGE, LA – The College of Engineering named its latest McLaughlin Award medalist at the Spring 2022 Diploma Ceremony. This semester’s recipient was Rohan Kadkol, a computer science major from Mumbai, India.

During his time at LSU, Kadkol was the founder and team lead for the Google Developer Student Club chapter at LSU, IT chair of the LSU International Student Association, IT chair of the LSU Indian Student Association, and a member of the LSU Improv Club.

He was also a two-time recipient of the S&B Engineers and Constructors Scholarship and made the President’s Honor Roll seven times.

Kadkol will next begin his career as an associate software engineer at Bentley Systems, where he interned last summer. He also plans to pursue a graduate degree in computer science and business at some point in his future.

About the McLaughlin Medal

The McLaughlin Medal is named for Edward McLaughlin, who served as dean of the College of Engineering for 10 years and chair of chemical engineering for eight years prior to that. In all, he devoted 28 years of service to engineering at LSU.

The McLaughlin Medal is awarded to the undergraduate who graduates with the highest GPA.

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