David Boutin – Neilom Fellow
David is currently serving as Vice President of the Society for Hispanic Professional Engineers on the University of Maryland College Park campus. Since last March, he has championed developing an SHPE Jr. chapter at Wheaton High School, which has a 50% Hispanic population, and was officially formed with 18 members by SHPE National.
He reaches out though bilingual presentations at Noche de Ciencias (Nights of Science) to lower-income students in the DC area. He has also been involved in community service through the Eagle Scouts program. As the President of Theta Tau in Spring 2020, David is planning to make an impact in the area of mental illness, working with the nonprofit National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI) in planning the first ever NAMI 5K Walk on the campus.