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2021 Awards Recipients

Top Freshman

Best academic achievement of a freshman chemistry major. The student is judged by performance in chemistry courses.

This year's recipient
Charles Seals
 


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
Haley Allen
 


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
Rebekah McKinley
 


Aaron Schmidt Endowed Scholarship

For students who are nearing their first year at EKU; majoring in a science filed, with preference given to forensic chemistry majors; out of state students; must possess and maintain a 3.0 GPA.

This year’s recipient
Katelyn Ruth

 


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
Rebecca Kavalauskas
 


Top Student in General Chemistry

Best academic achievement in General Chemistry. The student is judged by performance in general chemistry courses at EKU as as overall excellence in all other courses.

This year’s recipient
William Hundley


Top Student in Organic Chemistry

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

This year’s recipient
Rebekah McKinley
 


Top Student in Analytical Chemistry

Best academic achievement in Analytical Chemistry. The student is judged by performance in Analytical Chemistry courses.

This year’s recipient
Tyler Reese
 


Top Student in Inorganic Chemistry

Best academic achievement in Inorganic Chemistry. The student is judged by performance in Inorganic Chemistry.

This year’s recipient
Tyler Reese

 


Top Student in Biochemistry

Best academic achievement in Biochemistry. The student is judged by performance in biochemistry courses at EKU as well as overall excellence in all other courses.

This year’s recipients
Graham Ashkettle & Bradley Mattingly
 


EKU HypercubeTM Scholar

Awarded for scholastic excellence in physical chemistry.

This year’s recipient
Ryan Rhodes


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
Mariah Barko
 


Outstanding Forensic Chemistry

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

This year’s recipient
Cassidy Laney
 


Outstanding Forensic Biology

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

This year’s recipient
Mauro Madrid Perez
 


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
Ruth Speidel
 


Thomas Herndon Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a student who is a major in the Department of Chemistry. The student is judged by academic achievement and overall performance.

This year’s recipient
Cameron Flester
 


Outstanding Teaching Assistants

Awarded to the current teacing assistants that exceed the expectations set out in teh courses which they have been assigned. Separate awards are given for excellence as a teaching assistant in lower level chemistry, upper level chemistry, and forensic courses.

This year’s recipients
Daniel Stork - General Chemistry

Brad Shoopman - General Chemistry

Jessica Carlotti - Forensics


Outstanding Tutor

This award is voted on by the studnets for excellence in tutoring chemistry and forensics science courses.

This year’s recipient
Sara Reitz


Congratulations to our 2021 Graduates

B.S. Chemistry Majors

Ericka Alcorn
Graham Ashkettle
Jordan Brock
Christopher Deras
Rebecca Kavalauskas
Ryan Rhodes
Shaylee Webb

ACS Certified B.S. Chemistry Majors

Jessica Bone
Tyler Reese
Andrew Johnson

Forensic Science Majors

Megan Biliter
Rachel Burns
Hannah Bussell
Brayden Conley
Madison Gacek
Lucy Jones
Aaron Johnston
Rebecca Kavalauskas
Tamaira Lewis
Tiffany Maxwell
April Morse
Reagan Patton
Mauro Madrid Perez
Ruth Speidel
Zachary Ullery
Jeremy Wallace
Madison Wright

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

M.S. Chemistry Majors

Jessica Carlotti
Benjamin Munson
Sara Reitz
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