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Undergraduate Programs

Outstanding Undergraduate Student Awards

There are two possible recognitions of excellence for seniors in The Department of Biological Sciences: 1) Selection as Outstanding Graduating Senior and Dean's Medalist nominee for recognition as the outstanding student from the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics and 2) Selection for the high academic achievement (highest GPA) award.

 

Outstanding Graduating Senior (Dean's Medalist)

Department of Biological Sciences Outstanding Graduating Student for 2015, and Deans Medalist Finalist
2015 Dean's Medalist Sandy Baghdy


Each spring the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics requests nominations from each department for consideration as the Natural Sciences and Mathematics Undergraduate. Nominations are based on GPA, meritorious activities, honors and awards, and future career plans. Each departmental nominee is recognized with the Dean's Medal Award at a special Natural Sciences and Mathematics awards and recognition ceremony. One student is selected as the Outstanding NSM Undergraduate Award. Nominees from the Department of Biological Sciences (Biology) include

Class of 2015 - Sandy Baghdy
Class of 2014 - Sarah McMasters and Stephanie Angel
Class of 2013 - Daniel Hettel*
Class of 2012 - Amanda Kitson*
Class of 2011 - Maureen Gibbs*
Class of 2010 - Julie Sizemore
Class of 2009 - Amanda Stewart
Class of 2008 - Laura Halpin
Class of 2007- Stephanie Coomes*
Class of 2006 - Edward Briercheck *
Class of 2005 - Morgan Sammons
Class of 2004- Jessica Falk
Class of 2003- Allison Cihla
Class of 2002- Florencia Pauli *
Class of 2001- Louisa Seifert#
Class of 2000- Karin M. Husbeck
Class of 1999- Valerie A. Kocsis 
Class of 1998- Bryan Katafiasz
Class of 1996- Rachel Ream

* Also recognized as the Outstanding Natural Sciences and Math Undergraduate that year.
# Fulbright Scholar AY2001-2002

High Academic Biological Sciences Undergraduate Achievement
The Department of Biological Sciences each year recognizes the graduating senior(s) who has earned the highest cumulative GPA.

Class of 2015 - Amy Custer and Tess Gao
Class of 2014 - Maryam Ahmad
Class of 2013 - Abigail Wagner and Daniel Krahci
Class of 2012 - Amanda Kitson
Class of 2011 - Adam Rockacy
Class of 2010 - Julie Sizemore
Class of 2009 - Vieh Kung
Class of 2008 - Ilka Decker
Class of 2007- Stephanie Coomes and Nicole Dominiak
Class of 2006- Cristina Stewart
Class of 2005 - Jennifer Watson
Class of 2004- Jessica Falk
Class of 2003- Allison Cihla
Class of 2002- Florencia Pauli
Class of 2001- JiHo Sohn
Class of 2000- Karin M. Husbeck
Class of 1999- Craig Burkhart & Valerie A. Kocsis
Class of 1998- Bhairavi M. Patel
Class of 1997- Estelle S. D'Souza
Class of 1996- Olga Ivanov
Class of 1995- Michael A. Liptak
Class of 1994- Erika H. Noss
Class of 1993- Anthony F. Kufel
Class of 1992- Jeffrey S. Eiden
Class of 1991- Jennifer L. Kloesz
Class of 1990- Randy I. Cooper & Joel L. Mayerson
Class of 1989- Carol D. Barlage & David B. Fulton
Class of 1988- Jean M. Bruney

Last Updated: 6/9/16