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2016-2017 Awards

Awards & Honors

Senior Awards: Academic Excellence

This honor recognizes consistent and excellent academic performance throughout the curriculum and a passion for the discipline of Biology.

Anna Burton

Hometown: Martinsville, IN

Robyn Fong

Hometown: Hong Kong, Malaysia

Samantha Honroth

Hometown: Cincinnati, OH

Amanda Jack

Hometown: Goshen, KY

Allison Murphy

Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA

Emma Ryan

Hometown: Columbus, OH

Samantha Seibel

Hometown: Defiance, OH

Ryan Vagedes

Hometown: Canton, OH

Senior Research Awards

This honor recognizes meaningful participation in an extended research experience within the field of biology. These students have demonstrated autonomy and initiative while pursuing their research.

Andrew Baird

Hometown: Shelby, OH

Morgan Christman

Hometown: Schwenksville, PA

Liza Haggenjos

Hometown: South Portland, IN

Samantha Honroth

Hometown: Cincinnati, OH

Amanda Jack

Hometown: Goshen, KY

Allison Murphy

Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA

Ryan Vagedes

Hometown: Canton, OH

Senior Awards: Service

This honor recognizes consistent and valuable assistance to faculty and students and the positive environment created by these seniors through their passion for biology.

Claire Cappelle

Hometown: Pepper Pike, OH

Robyn Fong

Hometown: Hong Kong, Malaysia

Hyun Ji Lee

Hometown: South Korea

Margaret Ann Watkin Scholars

This honor is traditionally given to juniors who display not only academic excellence in the biology major but a genuine passion for biology and learning. This award also recognizes service to the department, the positive attitude and contributions that the students bring to the classroom, and enthusiasm for research. The Biology Department views The Margaret Ann Watkin Scholar as a student who pursues biology for its own virtue and provides an excellent role model for other students.

Haley Fiegel ’18

Hometown: Beaver Dam, WI

Philip Hurst ’18

Hometown: Columbus, OH

Margot Sherman Jollis ’18

Hometown: Chapel Hill, NC

Elizabeth Postema ’18

Hometown: Ann Arbor, MI

LauraAnn Schmidberger ’18

Hometown: Fort Collins, CO

Zachary Schmidt ’18

Hometown: Strongsville, OH

Brigette Schuman ’18

Hometown: Louisville, KY

Ceginna Zingyi Shi ’18

Hometown: Beijing, China

Jenny Zhang ’18

Hometown: Jinan, China

Posted Date 
Monday, February 27, 2017

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