Aug 28, 2014
Catina Evans, recipient of the Technology Rising Star Award. Evans is a contract administrator in the Ingalls Shipbuilding Contracts Department. She is active in the Shipbuilding Women Engineers group, which does local charity work. She co-chaired the group's "Engineering Week 2011," which allowed local high school students to visit the shipyard and compete in engineering-type work and learn about the shipbuilding industry. She started at Ingalls in 2006 as an industrial engineer in the Capacity Planning Department. Evans earned a Master of Science degree in industrial engineering technology and a degree in software engineering technology at the University of Southern Mississippi (USM).