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Torey Wright Info

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About Torey Wright

Major: Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering

Graduation Year: 2022

Hometown: Monroe, GA

Phone Number: 404-803-6395

Email:  tiw0003@mix.wvu.edu

Student Organization Involvement

  • NSBE
  • SPE
  • AADE

Interests and Hobbies

  • Baseball
  • Bowling
  • Watching/playing sports
  • Eating
  • Hanging out
  • Watching movies
  • Video games

Extracurricular Activities

  • Tutor at the Engineering Learning Center
  • Club Baseball

Internship/Co-Op Experience

  • Summer 2019, 2020, 2021: The Thrasher Group.
    • Took part in several projects and meetings that discussed my own or an actual staff engineer's design (on AutoCAD, GIS Mapping, or Google Earth). I was able to take the design created on a computer and see the translation from the computer to the field. I also prepared reports and proposal letters, as well as enhanced my Microsoft Office skills.

Fun Fact

I used to live in the United Arab Emirates for 5.5 years.

Favorite Thing About WVU and Statler College

The culture and pride the alumni and most students have about this university is unmatched. The ability to network with other students, regardless of their major, is not a challenge. The amount of opportunities to build a name for yourself are unlimited.

Advice for Prospective Students

Be very open to what you want to study. You may want to build rockets and study Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering just to find out you have found a passion for Chemical Engineering. In addition, know that there is always going to be support for you with the academic decisions you make here at WVU.