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Hi I'm Cameron Lusvardi

I'm a graduate student and Brigham Young University studying geotechnical and structural engineering.

About Me

As an aspiring civil engineer, I have a goal to live a life of learning, service, and professionalism. My grandfather set the ultimate example of someone who magnified these attributes. Growing up my grandfather would share a compendium of civil engineering examples as the city engineer for San Mateo, CA. His life was spent ameliorating society by thinking up innovative and novel ways to deal with infrastructural and environmental issues. He apprised me at a very young age which inspired me to follow in his footsteps and concern myself with a valuable education in the engineering field. My education is a conglomerate of ethical strategies and tools that will help me transform the current conundrums we see in society to sustainable and flourishing solutions. I hope to raise the bar for sustainable advancements in the engineering and technology discipline around the world. Through my efforts I hope to enhance the quality of life, safety, and wellbeing of society by committing to environmentally friendly engineering. Like my grandfather, I don’t wish to be publicly lauded but I wish for my projects to be effective results for a better tomorrow. His structures still stand today and millions benefit daily from what he accomplished over his career and after. I plan on being an outstanding leader and to conduct creative work that contributes to a quality life for the public.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in a Mormon family but I decided at age 12 to find out personally if the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints was true. I wanted to receive a testimony; that divine assurance that God was there and that He had a plan for me. I felt like Enos, a Book of Mormon prophet. Enos, like me, grew up around people who believed in Jesus Christ and in the prophets. However, he had never received a witness of the truth until one day while in the forest he was pondering the words that his father spoke about "eternal life, and the joy of the saints." His soul hungered to know the truth and he kneeled down and prayed mightily to the Lord and received his answer (Enos 1, pg. 136, The Book of Mormon). I was attending Scout Camp one summer and during the day I decided to find a place of solitude and pray to God. That week, I had read Enos’s story many times. I found a peaceful place and I knelt down and began to pray out loud. Right after I addressed my Heavenly Father, a glorious feeling swept over me. A joy filled my soul beyond anything I had ever experienced. I felt an immense love and I knew without a doubt that these feelings came from God and that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints was true. I will always remember that moment and I know that if anyone really wants to know, they can! From that, and many other experiences in my life, I know that Joseph Smith is a prophet of God and through him, God restored his glorious church on this earth. Through the Holy Scriptures and His prophet today, we can learn about the plan for our happiness and experience the blessing of an eternal family. I know that the Book of Mormon is the word of God and will guide us back to him. God listens to our prayers. He truly does love us. I know these things with my whole heart. "Whatsoever thing ye shall ask the Father [in the name of Jesus Christ], which is good, in faith believing that ye shall receive, behold, it shall be done unto you." -Moroni 7:26

How I live my faith

Currently I try to live my faith by remaining humble and leaning on the Lord for all things. Life is hard, people can be rude, opportunities and happiness can be denied by the world but with God, all things are possible and I testify that He wants every one of us to be happy. I often have to take myself out of the disastrous world and develop an eternal vision. A vision of what life is all about and what plan God has for all of us. It is so easy to get lost and feel depressed with the consistent bombardments of failure, envy, and selfishness. I choose to return daily to the scriptures to find peace from this world and instruction from the only person who knows exactly what we all need. I find strength when I am on my knees praying and I know that God listens to me. I see the blessings amidst the fog of the life. I find the greatest satisfaction when I practice christlike attributes and seek to tend to those in need. We are all family here on this earth and charity is essential for our success and happiness. I love being in the temple with my wife performing ordinances which God has revealed through His prophets. I find great support and spiritual light attending Sunday sacrament services. Life is more than the money, the fame, the likes or things that you can fill your house or houses with. Life is about family, love, charity, spiritual progression and following in the footsteps of Him who died for all men. Jesus is the way and I know that it is only through him that we can experieince everything good that God has to give.

What is a ward/stake/branch?

Cameron Lusvardi
Ward- a local group of Mormons that worship together and serve one another Stake- a group of Wards over an area under the direction of Stake Leaders Branch- a smaller local group of Mormons where the number of members is still growing Show more Show less