By Matthew Stephens
Cheney Free Press 

Cheney high graduate wins award for advancing women in engineering


Last updated 11/2/2023 at 10:21am

LOS ANGELES — In a testament to his unwavering commitment to advancing women in the field of engineering, Nels Swenson, a 1994 graduate of Cheney High School, has been honored with the prestigious Rodney D. Chipp Award from the Society of Women Engineers on Oct. 27.

The award recognizes men or companies that have made significant contributions to promoting and empowering women in engineering.

Swenson, a dedicated Intel employee for 23 years, now lives in Portland, Oregon, with his wife, daughters and three beloved Boston Terriers.

Swenson’s said his dedication to his family and commun...

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