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Spring 2010 Honors and Awards

The Department of Biological Sciences at Western Michigan University annually recognizes students who have made significant contributions through scholarly activities, as well as service, research, and leadership.

Distinguished Senior in Biomedical Sciences

Katie Walkowiak presented by Dr.Spitsbergen




Distinguished Senior in Biology

Michael Coryell presented by Dr. Barkman

 



Distinguished Pre-Professional in Biological Sciences

Kevin M. Hallgren presented by Dr. Pearl

 

 

Merrill Wiseman Award in Microbiology

Fernanda Jimenez Otero presented by Dr. Rossbach

 



Presidential Scholar in Biological Sciences

Daniell Harik presented by Dr. Jellies

 



Distinguished Biological Sciences Graduate Student

Sr. John-Mary J. Vianney presented by Dr. Spitsbergen

 

 

Graduate Student Awards for Teaching Effectiveness (Given by The Graduate College)

Masters Teaching

Christopher Duchesneau (not pictured)

Ph.D. Teaching

Miles Rogers presented by Dr. Cowan

 

 

 

Graduate Research and Creative Scholar Awards (Given by The Graduate College)

Masters Research

Sr. John-Mary Vianney presented by Dr. Spitsbergen

 



Ph.D. Research

Renee Zaya presented by Dr. Ide

 

 

 

Margaret Thomas Du Mond Award

Ryan Heenan presented by Dr. Barkman

 

 

 

Hazel Wirick Scholarship

Lorah Patterson presented by Dr. Barkman

 



Hazel Wirick Scholarship

David Haubenstricker presented by Dr. Barkman

 



Colin J. Gould Memorial Scholarship

Caroline Eskander presesnted by Nick Andreadis and Dr. Ransom-Hodgkins

 

 

Frank Hinds Zoology Award

Ariel Cummings presented by Dr. Gill

 



Leo C. VanderBeek Graduate Student Plant Biology Award

Ruiqi Huang presented by Dr. Barkman

 

 

MPI Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award

Michael Francisco presented by Dr. Geiser

 

 

MPI Outstanding Graduate Research Award

Elizabeth Warburton presented by Dr. Vonhof