KPA Associate, Alvin R. “Trae” Sutton, III, P.E, was named 2006 Young Engineer of the Year for the Central Texas Region by the Texas Society of Professional Engineers (TSPE) at their annual banquet held in late February.

Mr. Sutton currently serves as the MathCounts coordinator on behalf of TSPE Central Texas Chapter and is the Region II MathCounts Representative on the State level. MathCounts is a problem solving based math competition used to promote and educate 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students about the Engineering Profession. He is also active in community organizations which include the Rotary Club and Lions Club of Belton.

Trae also serves as President and Director of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Central Texas Chapter.