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2022 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
Braxton Amburgey
 


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
Abigail Wiedewitsch
 


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
Bradlee Rich
 


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
Darrien Hawkins

 


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
Emily Scheib
 


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
Kelsey Collett


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
Karalee Hale
 


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
Katherine Rogers
 


Top Student in Inorganic Chemistry

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

This year’s recipient
Katherine Rogers

 


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
Andrew Elliott


EKU HypercubeTM Scholar

Awarded for scholastic excellence in physical chemistry.

This year’s recipient
Madison Conklin


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
Annika Rader
 


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
Annika Rader
 


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
Beighley Ayers
 


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
Cameron Flester
 


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
Andrew Elliott
 


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
Cameron Flester - General Chemistry

Ruth Speidel - Biochemistry

Mackenzie Roark- Forensics


Lifetime Acheivement Award

Elaine Phillips


Outstanding Tutor

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

This year’s recipient
TBA


Congratulations to our 2022 Graduates

B.S. Chemistry Majors

Adam Bradley
Katherine Rogers
Kristina Thornton

ACS Certified B.S. Chemistry Majors

Madison Conklin
Emily Scheib
Dustin Warner

Forensic Science Majors

Arinze Akpom
Beighley Ayers
Jessie Bagby
Mariah Barko
Alexis Corriette
Tyler Cox
Kayla Dunaway
Julianne Dryer
Dylan Eberly
Bethany Evans
Cameron Flester
Joshua Goodman
Emma Grammer
Chasity Hobbs
Laird Jarrett
Paige Kibler
Cassidy Laney
Charlotte Lee
Lyric McCoy
Molly McGowan
Erin Orr
Emma Patterson
Sydney Poleski
Mackenzie Roark
Amanda Simpson
Madigan Smith
Brittany Stevens
Alexondra Trout
Allison Winter

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

M.S. Chemistry Majors

Bradley Chem
Taylor Matthews
Ruth Speidel
Daniel Stork
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