Crystal Group Awards Two Students with Innovation Scholarship

Hiawatha, Iowa, USA – Crystal Group Inc., a trusted manufacturing partner of rugged commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) custom-developed computers, displays, switches, and storage devices, recently awarded two scholarships.

Each year, two students are awarded a scholarship from Crystal Group, one within a school of engineering and one pursuing a degree within the school of business. The scholarship is offered to a student who is a member of the military (current, reservist, or veteran), a child of someone in the military, or a spouse of a military member. An award of $1,000 each will be put towards their education at the institution in which they are enrolled.

About the recipients

The recipient of the Innovation in Engineering Scholarship is Eduardo Rayner. He is a senior at Pennsylvania State University – York, PA campus pursuing a degree in Electro-Mechanical Engineering. Rayner is a veteran of the U.S. Army, as well as having a brother who is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force.

Cameron Trace is the recipient of the Innovation in Business Scholarship. She is a junior attending Creighton University in Omaha, NE in pursuit of a degree in Business Administration and Marketing. Trace’s father is a veteran of the U.S. Military.

About Crystal Group Inc.

Crystal Group Inc., an employee-owned small business located in Hiawatha, Iowa, USA, designs and manufactures deployment-ready, rugged servers, displays, networking devices, embedded systems, and storage devices that fit mission critical applications. The company’s web site is

For more than 27 years Crystal Group has been developing rugged solutions for our customers’ most challenging needs. Crystal Group excels at providing commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) and custom designed computer systems tailored to specification. All products are designed and built to meet and exceed MIL-STDs 810F/G, 167-1, 461E/F and MIL-S-901D. Crystal Group offers integration services in addition to configuration management, product life-cycle planning and 5+ year warranties.

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