Walker Downs, pursuing a business administration degree at Austin Christian University, has joined Coval Technologies as an intern this summer. Owens will work with staff, attending sales calls and coating installations, and assisting in the lab to learn more about the coatings industry.

Previously, Owens served an internship at Big Sky Builders Co. in Fredericksburg, Texas, as an assistant construction manager last summer. He has worked in various industries, is OSHA 30 Certified, and has Forklift Operation Certification.

Owens received several academic achievements including a National Merit Award and the President’s List at Stephen F. Austin State University where he attended in 2023-24. He will enter his sophomore year at ACU this fall.