Alek Miller ’09

Screen Shot 2013-09-18 at 8.49.39 AMAlek recently completed the fall semester of his senior year at Missouri University of Science and Technology. He will graduate in May 2013 with a B.S. in Geology and Geophysics and a minor in Music.

During the summer of 2012, Alek had the opportunity to intern with Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold at the company’s copper mine in Morenci, Arizona. His internship led to Alek accepting a full-time position as a geologist at the same mine where he served as an intern.

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While a student at Missouri S&T, Alek has been active in numerous geological societies and serves as President of the Society of Exploration Geophysicists. He also participates in the campus Fencing Club, plays flute for the symphony orchestra, and attends a local church near the university. Alek credits Westminster with preparing him well for college. “Westminster was key in my academic development, and I am very grateful for my time spent there.”