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Spring 2013 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

Kevin Heinz presented by Dr. Linn



Distinguished Senior in Biology

Ryan Wessendorf presented by Dr. Lu





Distinguished Pre-Professional in Biological Sciences

Stephanie Jerger presented by Dr. Spitsbergen




Merrill Wiseman Award in Microbiology

Olivia Walser presented by Dr. Barkman and Dr. Rossbach




Presidential Scholar in Biological Sciences

Kathleen Mulka (Not pictured)

Distinguished Biological Sciences Graduate Student

Teresa Clark presented by Dr. Lu



Graduate Research and Creative Scholar MS - Teaching

Michael Clarke - (not pictured)

Graduate Research and Creative Scholar MS - Research

Amanda McKenna - (not pictured)

 

Graduate Research and Creative Scholar Ph.D. - Teaching

Monica McCullough presented by Dr. Spitsbergen





Graduate Research and Creative Scholar Ph.D. - Research

David Jeng presented by Dr. Essani




Margaret Thomas Du Mond Award

Matthew Schell (not pictured)

Hazel Wirick Scholarship

Andrew O'Donnell presented by Dr. Barkman

 

 

Hazel Wirick Scholarship

James O'Donnell presented by Dr. Lu




Leo C. VanderBeek Graduate Student Plant Biology Award

Andrew O'Donnell presented by Dr. Barkman


 

Leo C. VanderBeek Graduate Student Plant Biology Award

James O'Donnell presented by Dr. Lu


 

Colin J. Gould Memorial Scholarship

Evan White (not pictured)

Frank Hinds Zoology Award

Jamie Smith presented by Dr. Vonhof

 

 

Frank Hinds Zoology Award

Josephine Gingerich presented by Dr. Jellies

 

 

 

Frank Hinds Zoology Award

Amber Bard presented by Dr. Kane

 

 

 

MPI Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award

Barbara Buehler presented by Dr. Docherty

 

 

MPI Oustanding Graduate Research Award Master Level

David Mata presented by Dr. Linn





MPI Oustanding Graduate Research Award Doctoral Level

Monica McCullough presented by Dr. Spitsbergen


 

Jack Wood Memorial Award

Owen Stacey presented by Dr. Gill

 

 



Dr. Darrell R. Latva Biological Sciences Teaching Excellence Award

Dr. Leonard Ginsberg presented by Dr. Spitsbergen