2012 Awards Recipients

Top Freshman

Best academic achievement of a freshman chemistry major. Student is judged by performance in the first attempt in General Chemistry CHE 111/112.

This year's recipient
Kevin A. Elmer


Top Sophomore

Best academic achievement of a sophomore chemistry major. The student is judged by performance in chemistry courses at EKU as well as overall excellence in all other courses.

This year’s recipient
Kristin N. Murphy
Presented by Dr. Buchang Shi


Top Junior

Best academic achievement of a junior chemistry major. The student is judged by performance in chemistry courses at EKU as well as overall excellence in all other courses.

This year’s recipient
Agathe Roubert


Darnell Salyer Award

Awarded to the top student in the graduating class in chemistry.  Criteria for the award include academic achievement, community service, and contributions to chemistry.

This year’s recipient
Michael G. Mazzotta
Presented by Dr. Darrin Smith


Top Student in Analytical Chemistry

Best academic achievement in Analytical Chemistry sponsored by the American Chemical Society Division of Analytical Chemistry.

This year’s recipient
Adam C. Fluty
Presented by Dr. Lori Wilson & Dr. Susan Godbey


Emerging Chemist Award

Awarded to the graduating senior who has shown the greatest potential in chemistry. The student is judged by potential in Chemistry without regard to GPA.

This year’s recipient
Jeremy G. Wallace
Presented by Dr. Lori Wilson & Dr. Laurel Morton


EKU HypercubeTM Scholar

Awarded for scholastic excellence in physical chemistry.

This year’s recipient
Joseph T. Johnson
Presented by Dr. Donghui Quan


Thomas Herndon Scholarship

This scholarship is endowed from a bequest by Dr. Thomas C. Herndon, former Chemistry professor and chair of the Chemistry Department. The awardee must be a major in the Department of Chemistry with a minimum 3. 0 GPA.

This year’s recipient
Deidre Brumfield
Presented by Dr. Darrin Smith


Outstanding Forensic Junior

Awarded for best academic achievement of a junior forensic major who has excelled in the classroom.

This year’s recipient
Hillary R. Crosley
Presented by Dr. Diane Vance


Outstanding Forensic Senior

Awarded for best academic achievement of a senior forensic major who has excelled in the classroom and shows potential for a productive career in Forensic Science.

This year’s recipient
Allison C. Galassie
Presented by Dr. Diane Vance


Harry Smiley Memorial Graduate Award

Awarded to honor our top returning graduate student each year. The recipient of this award shows excellence in teaching and service to the department, and has embarked on an active research program.

This year’s recipient
Zachariah P. Sellers
Presented by Dr. Tanea Reed


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