Mr. Steve DeLaTorre graduated from the University of Florida with a degree in Civil Engineering. At Florida, he was captain of the football team and chosen to be an All-American. He was inducted into the Halls of Fame of both the University of Florida and Miami High School. Mr. DeLaTorre graduated from the Thunderbird Graduate School of International Business and started his international adventures in the pulp and paper industry in India, Italy, Belgium, Brazil, the USA and finally Chile. He was employed almost eleven years by Simons Engineering, now known as AMEC. Mr. DeLaTorre was president of GEF. He was very active in its scholarship program, knowing that it was a scholarship to the University of Florida that opened up his world of engineering. The scholarship is given in memory and loving tribute by his wife, Mrs. Pat DeLaTorre.