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Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry  2014 Student Awards

The CRC Freshman Chemistry Achievement Award

Eric Littau
Sponsored by the Chemical Rubber Company to honor a freshman student for outstanding performance in the General Chemistry I and II course sequence.

American Chemical Society Polyed Award

Kyra McComas
Sponsored by the Polymer Education Committee of the American Chemical Society to honor outstanding achievement in the Organic Chemistry I, II and III course sequence.

American Chemical Society Award in Analytical Chemistry

Sam Zorn
Sponsored by the American Chemical Society Division of Analytical Chemistry to honor a junior student for excellence in both lower- and upper-division analytical chemistry courses. The award consists of an 8-month subscription (16 issues) to the journal, Analytical Chemistry, and an honorary membership in the Division of Analytical Chemistry for the same period.

American Chemical Society Award in Inorganic Chemistry

Lucas Flagg
Sponsored by the American Chemical Society Division of Inorganic Chemistry; Awarded to an undergraduate student who has demonstrated excellence in inorganic chemistry and whose future plans include a career in chemistry.  The award consists of a personalized certificate and a letter of commendation.

American Institute of Chemists Foundation Award

Brett Yurash
Awarded to outstanding senior chemistry major in recognition of a record of leadership, ability, character, and scholastic achievement.

Joseph Deck Award

Courtney Holmes, Michael Tro, Todd Wright
Established in 1973, this award is given by the faculty of the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry to the outstanding student majoring in biochemistry or chemistry who has excelled in studies and undergraduate research, extracurricular activities, leadership, and generous tutoring of fellow students, while maintaining a B or higher average.

Phi Lamda Upsilon

Courtney Holmes, Mindy Nguyen, Mark-Phillip Pebworth, Emily Robinson, Todd Wright, Brett Yurash
Phi Lambda Upsilon is the National Honor Society that recognizes those who achieve excellence in chemistry.
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