Warren E. Cole (1916 to 2000) was born in Worcester, Massachusetts. He graduated from Northeastern University and worked as a registered professional engineer in Pennsylvania and Massachusetts. Warren was employed as a civil engineer for more than fifty years with Lycoming Construction Company, serving as president. He was later employed with Susquehanna Supply Company.
Warren contributed to many public works projects including the Williamsport Levee Project; Little Pine Creek Dam; Susquehanna River Bridges at Maynard Street (in Williamsport), Milton, West Milton, Allenwood, Mifflinville, and Danville; sections of Interstate Routes 80, 81, 84, and 180; the Northeast Extension of the Pennsylvania Turnpike; and the Baltimore Beltway.
Warren served as Lieutenant Commander in the United States Navy Civil Engineer Corps during World War II and the Korean War. He was an active director and later designated Director Emeritus for the Associated Pennsylvania Constructors. Warren was also a past president of the Williamsport Country Club.
Donations to the ASHE scholarship fund continue to be received in memory of Warren E. Cole, and will mature and assist many engineering students while mutually extending the experience of our industry recognition of Warren as a highly respected engineer.
1. The applicant must be enrolled in a civil engineering, civil engineering technology or civil technology curriculum.
2. The applicant must have completed at least the sophomore year of a four-year curriculum or the freshman year of a two-year curriculum by August 31.
3. The applicant must be either enrolled at the Pennsylvania State University, Bucknell University, or The Pennsylvania College of Technology or have residence in the Pennsylvania Counties of Bradford, Columbia, Lycoming, Montour, Northumberland, Snyder, Sullivan, Tioga, or Union and attend another college.
4. The amount of scholarship awards is based on the available funds each year.
5. The student recipient(s) shall be selected in a manner determined by the Williamsport Section of the American Society of Highway Engineers.