Susan Richard, P.E., a Project Manager with the consulting engineering firm of Domingue, Szabo & Associates (DSA), was awarded the American Society of Civil Engineers Louisiana Section Award for the 1998 Outstanding Young Civil Engineer. This award is presented to an engineer 35 years of age or younger who has demonstrated exceptional professional characteristics, merit and service to ASCE and the community. Ms. Richard is a USL alumnus and is a registered Professional Engineer in Civil and Environmental Engineering in Louisiana. Her accomplishments include serving as an officer of A.S.C.E. student chapter and a local Florida chapter of ASCE, as Louisiana Engineering Society Lafayette Chapter Treasurer, First Vice-President, President, and as State Director for LES for two years. Susan serves on the Outreach Committee of Our Lady of Fatima Church, and is active at Our Lady of Fatima School. Ms. Richard practices engineering in the fields of wastewater collection systems, water treatment systems, and drainage design.