Biology

Archives of Student Awards

Biology Department Student Award Recipients

2016 Awardees (Photographs are courtesy of Leon Jernigan)

Biology Student Awardees 2016Pictured above (from left to right): Robbie Juel, Anthony Arrington, Ashley Allen, Cameron Troutman, and Ethan Sanford

Ethan SanfordAshley Allen 

 Robbie JuelAnthony Arrington

 Sarah BelperainCameron Troutman
Paired photographs 1) top: Dr. Velinda Woriax presenting awards to Ethan Sanford (left photo) and to Ashley Allen
2) middle: Robbie Juel and Dr. Velinda Woriax (left photo), and Anthony Arrington and Dr. Meredith Storms
3) bottom: Sarah Belperain and Dr. Mary Ash (left photo), and Cameron Troutman and Dr. Rita Hagevik

Sheldon Brown
Sheldon Brown (above)

Group Photo
Pictured above (from left to right): Dr. Lisa Kelly, Dr. Conner Sandefur, Robbie Juel, Anthony Arrington,
Ashley Allen, Cameron Troutman, Ethan Sanford, and
Dr. Velinda Woriax (Department Chair)

Conner Sandefur and Ethan Sanford

  • Biology Faculty Award: Ethan Sanford
  • Biology Club Award: Ashley Allen
  • Robert Britt Award: Robbie Juel
  • Environmental Science Award: Sheldon Brown
  • James Porter Math and Environmental Science Scholarship:  Anthony Arrington
  • Science Education Outstanding Undergraduate Award: Sarah Belperain
  • Science Education Outstanding Graduate Award: Cameron Troutman

2015 Awardees

Biology Department Awards 2015
Debby Hanmer Debby Hanmer and Travis Michaels Debby Hanmer and Mary Johnson
Mary Ash Biology Student Awardees 2015 Rita Hagevik and Corrine Jordan
(Photos above are courtesy of Leon Jernigan)  

  • Robert Britt Award: Casey Haywood
  • Biology Faculty Award: Zachary Lunn
  • Biology Club Award: Mary Johnson
  • Environmental Science Award: Zachary Kinlaw
  • Science Education Outstanding Undergraduate Award: Johnathon Parker
  • Science Education Outstanding Graduate Award:
    Corrine Jordan
  • Sustainable Agriculture: Travis Michaels

2014 Science Education Awardees

Indya EvansScience Education Group PhotoDavid Wimert
(Pictured above left: Indya Evans, undergraduate winner; middle: Dr. Martin Farley, David Wimert, Dr. David Zeigler, Indya Evans, Dr. Rita Hagevik, and Prof. Mary Ash; right: David Wimert, graduate winner; Photos courtesy of Corinne Jordan)

2014 Awardees    

  • Robert Britt Award: Jarrett Oxendine
  • Biology Faculty Award: Marcus Sherman
  • Environmental Science Award: Tyler Porritt
  • Science Education Outstanding Undergraduate Award:
    Indya Evans
  • Science Education Outstanding Graduate Award:
    David Wimert
  • Sustainable Agriculture: Mark Anderson

2013 Awardees

  • Biology Faculty Award: Brittany Williams
  • Biology Club Most Active Member: Davon Goodwin
  • Outstanding Leadership & Service in Plant Science: Davon Goodwin
  • Science Education Outstanding Undergraduate Award:
    Emily Gabzdyl
  • Science Education Outstanding Graduate Award:
    Marajo Kellihan

2012 Awardees (Photos are courtesy of Leon Jernigan)

Photo of Dr. David Zeigler
Dr. David Zeigler (above), Department Chair, presents the 2012 awards (24 April 2012)

Photo of Dr. David Zeigler, Andrew Sutton, and Anna Sanford Photo of Prof. Mary Ash and Sarah Lineberger*Photo of Dr. Rita Hagevik, Tiffany Dial, and Prof. Mary Ash

  • Robert Britt Award: Andrew Sutton
  • Ecology Award: Fred Booth
  • Biology Faculty Award: Jungeun Sung
  • Biology Club Most Active Member: Anna Sanford
  • Science Education Outstanding Undergraduate Award:
    Sarah Lineberger
  • Science Education Outstanding Graduate Award:
    Tiffany Dial

2011 Awardees (Photos are courtesy of Leon Jernigan)

Photo of Department's 2011 Student Award Recipients Photo of Marisol Santisteban and Jacqueline Guerrero Photo of David Zeigler and Stephanie Edwards

  • Robert Britt Award: Stephanie Edwards
  • Ecology Award: Fred Booth
  • Biology Faculty Award: David Renan
  • Biology Club Most Active Member: Jacqueline Guerrero
  • Bio Club Most Outstanding Academic Performance: David Renan

2010 Awardees

Photo of Student Recipient of 2010 Biology Awards Photo of Matt Bublitz and David Zeigler Photo of Sapphire Liu and Robert Poage

2009 Awardees (center photo: Eleanor & James Ebert and student Michelle Potts)

Photo of Student Recipient of the 2009 Biology AwardsPhoto of Eleanor and James Ebert and Michelle PottsPhoto of David Zeigler and Diana Gentry

Award Descriptions:

1. Robert Britt Award is given to a biology/environmental science student with an exceptional interest in the plant sciences. The cash award varies but can be as much as $500.

2. James Ebert Award is given to a biology/environmental science student with an exceptional interest in ecology.  The cash award is $250.

3. Biology Faculty Award is given to a junior who has an outstanding GPA and who is majoring in biology or environmental science. The cash award is $200.

4. Biology Club Award is given to an outstanding member of the Club. The cash award is $100.

5. Science Education Award is given to a student who demonstrates outstanding leadership or achievement in science education. The award is contingent upon GPA.

6. Ecology/Environmental Science Award is given to a biology/environmental science student who demonstrates exceptional interest in ecology. Anonymous donor.

Return to the Top