Scott Loughmiller, a 1992 graduate of Northview High School,recently received the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology DistinguishedYoung Alumnus Award.
He was one of four to be presented with the honor during the college's Homecoming Weekend.
The award is presented to Rose-Hulman alumni for their early career success. Recipients must have graduated within the past 10 years.
Loughmiller became a successful entrepreneur even before graduation.
His first company, Aureate Development, was started while he was still an undergraduate student at Rose-Hulman. His most recent venture, Corvigo, was sold in a multi-million dollar deal to TumbleweedCommunications, Redwood City, Calif. Loughmiller is director of product development for the company.
Technical developments he has contributed to include a product that allowed companies to put their ads into software games, and Intent-Based Filtering which uses artificial intelligence to filter junk e-mail.
Loughmiller has been a guest lecturer in entrepreneurship classes at Rose-Hulman and his companies have created employment opportunities for several Rose-Hulman graduates. He earned a bachelor of science in computer science in 1996.