Better living through engineering | Entertainment/Life
Claire Vining Morrison
• Daughter of Mr. and Mrs. deLesseps Story Morrison III
• Graduated from the Isidore Newman School
• Studied at Texas Christian University
The summer months will see a continuation of classes for Miss Claire Vining Morrison as she takes classes at the University of Texas at Arlington to pursue her goal of becoming a civil engineer, helping to find solutions “to the storage of water, having carbon negative ‘living’ and working on other ways to help the environment through engineering.”
She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. deLesseps Story Morrison III. His mother is the former Paige Elizabeth Stribling.
At Newman, she was the founder and president of Crochet for a Cause, a member of the basketball team, and a volunteer at the LA/SPCA Animal Shelter. She took advanced studio art classes. She was an international student guide and traveled to Thailand and several other countries around the world.
At the University of Fort Worth, Texas, she is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, Women in Science and Engineering, Alpha Delta Pi, and the intermural ultimate Frisbee team. She also volunteers with the Humane Society of North Texas.
She has completed an internship in the engineering sector and worked with a veterinary clinic and in the childcare and art industries.
As a sous-deb, she was in the courses of the squires, the Pierrettes, Apollo, the Harlequins and a princess in the Grand Bal d’Osiris.