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RH students get summer work at engineering firm
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From left to right: Summer interns Logan Wake, Caleb Cartrette, Hannah Smith, Will Gohn, Shane Henry, Will Webb, Jay Patel, Brennan Tison, Madi Croasmun, and Elliot Scarbrough (Not pictured: Jacob Martin and Logan Hunter). Patel and Henry are from Richmond Hill. Photo provided.

Two students from Richmond Hill are among the summer interns selected by engineering consulting company Thomas & Hutton (T&H) of Savannah.

The interns will work and learn along with T&H’s professional engineers, surveyors, landscape architects, and GIS analysts as well as marketing and graphics staff.

Shane Henry is an intern in the Savannah Transportation Department and returns to T&H for a second summer. In summer 2021, Shane interned in the Survey Department. He is from Richmond Hill and is a rising senior at Georgia Southern University majoring in civil engineering. He keeps busy on campus as a tutor for engineering and advanced math courses.

Jay Patel returns to T&H as an intern in the Savannah GIS Department, following a summer 2021 internship in the Civil Department. He is a recent graduate of Richmond Hill High School and will be a freshman at Cornell University this fall, majoring in computer science in economics. During his time at Richmond Hill High, Jay was the President of the Technology Student Association (TSA) and Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), Vice President of SkillsUSA, and co-founded the Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO). Jay was also a member of the National Honor Society (NHS), VEX Robotics Team, and played on the Varsity Tennis Team. He is a graduate of Youth Leaders with Leadership Bryan/Richmond Hill Bryan County Chamber of Commerce and volunteers at BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, a local Hindu temple.

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