COSAM News Articles 2019 April More Than 200 COSAM Students Recognized for Outstanding Achievements

More Than 200 COSAM Students Recognized for Outstanding Achievements

Published: 04/30/2019

By: Maria Gebhardt

Video by: Phillip Coxwell

On April 20, 2019, the College of Sciences and Mathematics (COSAM) celebrated student success at its annual Honors Convocation.

“I am proud that COSAM honored more than 200 students for their hard work and dedication in pursuing the study of sciences and mathematics at this year’s ceremony,” explained Dean Nicholas J. Giordano.

Nine seniors were recognized as Dean’s Medalists:

  • Madeline Choi, Biological Sciences
  • Lauren A. Oliver, Biological Sciences
  • Julia G. Dickenson, Biomedical Sciences
  • Benjamin J. Nelson, Biomedical Sciences
  • Callie E. Simon, Biomedical Sciences
  • Patrick Sahrmann, Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • Tristan L. Orndoff, Geosciences
  • Ashley L. Gibson, Mathematics and Statistics
  • Samuel J. Levenson, Physics

Six students were honored as outstanding juniors:

  • Andrew B. Bonner, Cellular/Molecular Biology
  • Morgan R. Sisk, Biomedical Sciences
  • Katherine M. Hunter, Biochemistry
  • Mason N. Woodard, Geology
  • Leann H. Kopp, Applied Mathematics
  • Bradley N. Unzicker, Physics

Three outstanding COSAM Graduate Teaching Assistants were recognized:

  • Joshua T. Harrelson
  • Annabelle K. Kline
  • Kelsey A. Ulmer

Dr. Anne E. V. Gorden from the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry received the Outstanding COSAM Faculty Undergraduate Mentor award. Dr. Matthew A. Kearley from the Department of Biological Sciences received the Outstanding COSAM Teacher award.

More than 200 students ranging from freshmen to seniors were recognized for achieving a 4.0 GPA. Each student had the opportunity to walk across the stage and receive a certificate at the ceremony.

This year’s ceremony was held in honor of Dr. Debbie Folkerts.


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