Cayla Castells graduated with a degree in Mechanical Engineering in December of 2017. She began the Manufacturing Leadership Program with Owens Corning Roofing and Asphalt in March of 2017. As an undergrad, Cayla had three different internships with General Electric. These internships helped her develop a passion for manufacturing, utilizing her mechanical engineering degree to solve technical issues on the factory floor. Outside of academics, Cayla was a two-year Resident Assistant in East Halls, active in the Women in Engineering Program and Career Resources, and Engineering Ambassadors. She received the 2017 Joelle Award for leadership excellence and was named the 2017 Homecoming Queen due to her involvement within and impact on the university.