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(L to R) Angelica Brothers, Sarah Spence, Molly Shankles, Emily Mason, Taylor Brown, Katelyn Keast, and Mohamed Darwish.

The Biology Research Award has officially been renamed the Robert T. Grammer Biology Research Award!

Award Recipients for 2014
  • Freshman Achievement Award in Biology
    2014 Recipient: Mohamed Darwish
  • Outstanding Student in Biology Award
    2014 Recipient: Taylor Brown
  • David R. Hill Environmental Service Award
    2014 Recipient: Katelyn Keast
  • The Ronald M. Barrett Pre-Health Award
    2014 Recipient: Angelica Brothers
  • The Biology Department Scholarship Award
    2014 Recipient: Sarah Spence
  • The Biology Department Research Award
    2014 Recipient:  Molly Shankles
  • Outstanding Student in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Award
    2014 Recipient: Emily Mason
  • Freshman Achievement Award in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
    2014 Recipient: Libby Ligon

Pre-Med Student featured in Figure Skating Story

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Alicia Hsu, a senior biology major and pre-med student, was featured in a story on Fox news about figure skating.  Hsu, who says she finds "relaxation in the competitive sport", will soon be competing for collegiate nationals in figure skating at the 2014 U.S. Collegiate Championships to be held in Rochester, Michigan on August 14-16.






Belmont University Scholarship and Awards Day

At the 2013 Belmont Awards Day ceremony, JoAnna Adkisson received the Lumos Travel Award. JoAnna will graduate in May 2013 with a double major in Biology and Political Science, and minors in Dance and Chemistry, and she will be traveling to South Africa.


Student Athlete Awards

At the 2014 Belmont University Bruins' Choice Awards, the following students received awards:

Director of Athletics' Character Award: Allison McCoy, a senior Biology major with a minor in Chemistry.


At the 2013 Belmont University Athletics All-Sports Banquet, the following students received awards:

The Team Academic Achievement Award 
To be eligible, a student-athlete must have a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or higher, reached at least junior status, and been enrolled at Belmont University for at least 2 semesters. 

  • Janet Steen, Women's Golf
    A senior Biology major with minors in Statistics and Chemistry
  • Jen Myer, Volleyball
    A junior Biology major with a minor in Athletic Training

The Female Athlete of the Year Award

  • Allison McCoy, Volleyball 
    A junior Biology major with a minor in Chemistry


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