2021 South District Student Merit Award Finalist
Patrick McNeel is attending Appalachian State University in Boone, NC and earning a Bachelor of Science with his major in Industrial Product Design. At Appalachian State, Patrick served as President of his college's Industrial Designers Society of America chapter. He received the Richard Technology Scholarship, was selected to be a judge at the 2020 Google Gravity Games, and was chosen to represent Appalachian State at the 2020 Wanted Design Competition. He is looking forward to starting his career as an Industrial Designer after college, and plans on traveling the country in a converted van.