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Phil Feurtado, 2011 alumni with a B.S. in Physics and Audio Engineering Technology, received a Skudrzyk Award for publishing a paper in the Noise Control Journal.  The topic of the paper was structural acoustics and the award was presented at the 2016 Simowitz and Skudrzyk Awards Banquet at Penn State University. Phil is currently pursuing a PhD in Acoustics at Penn State.








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Victoria Lim
graduated from Belmont in 2015 with a B.S. double major in Chemistry and Mathematics, summa cum laude. After being a Computational Chemistry Intern at Merck Pharmaceuticals over the summer, Vickie is attending graduate school in Chemistry at University of California, Irvine

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Himesh Zaver
graduated from Belmont in 2015 with a B.S. in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology. Himesh is pursuing an MD at Quillen College of Medicine, ETSU.


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Spencer Colling
graduated from Belmont in 2015 with a B.S. in Chemistry.  Spencer is currently a research intern at Vanderbilt University Medical Center

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Taylor Mills
graduated from Belmont in 2015 with a B.S. in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology. Taylor is currently pursuing a Doctor of Optometry degree at Southern College of Optometry-Memphis.


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Julianna Franks
 graduated from Belmont in 2015 with a B.S. in Pharmaceutical Studies. Sarah will begin Pharmacy School at Belmont University in the fall.

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Paul Hanna
graduated from Belmont in 2015 with a B.S. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Paul is pursuing an MD at the  University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, TN

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Sarah Burnette
graduated from Belmont in 2015 with a B.S. in Pharmaceutical Studies. Sarah will begin Pharmacy School at the University of Tennessee this fall. 

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Jacquelyn Silver
 finished three years at Belmont in Pharmaceutical Studies and will begin University of New Mexico Pharmacy School Fall 2015.


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Maren Richards
finished two years at Belmont in Pharmaceutical Studies and will begin Belmont University Pharmacy School Fall 2015.


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Hallie Cunningham
finished two years at Belmont in Pharmaceutical Studies and will begin Lipscomb University Pharmacy School Fall 2015. 


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Ashley Miller
finished two years at Belmont in Pharmaceutical Studies and will begin Pharmacy School at Nova Southeastern University Fall 2015. 

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Emily Mason
graduated from Belmont in 2014 with a B.S. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology in the Honors program. Emily is pursuing her Ph.D. at IUPUI/IUSM in Indianapolis, IN. 


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Lee McGill graduated from Belmont in 2014 with a B.S. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. He is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Molecular Biosciences at Montana State University in Bozeman, MT.


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Daniel Taber
graduated from Belmont in 2014 with a B.S. in Medical Physics.  He is currently a science instructor at Donelson Christian Academy in Nashville, TN.


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Michelle Leatherwood
graduated from Belmont in 2013 with a B.S. in Chemistry.  Michelle is currently pursuing her Doctor of Pharmacy degree at Samford University in Birmingham, AL.

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Haley Jones
graduated from Belmont in 2013 with a B.S. in Chemistry.  Haley is currently a Chemist at Kyzen Corporation in Tennessee.

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Rebecca Newton
graduated from Belmont in 2013 with a B.S. in Chemistry. Rebecca is in the Master of Medical Science Program in Anesthesiology at Emory University School of Medicine to become an anesthesiologist assistant.  

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Liberty Foye graduated from Belmont in 2013 with a B.S. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.  Liberty is pursuing her M.D. at Quillen College of Medicine at East Tennessee State University.


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Erica Todd
graduated from Belmont in 2012 with a B.S. in Pharmaceutical Studies. Erica is currently a Forensic Mass Spectrometrist at Aegis Sciences Corporation in Nashville, TN.

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Phil Feurtado
graduated from Belmont in 2011 with a B.S. in Physics and Audio Engineering Technology. He received his Master's Degree in Acoustics in 2013  and is now pursuing his Ph.D. in Acoustics at Penn State University


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Joe Morott
graduated from Belmont in 2010 with a B.S. in Chemistry.  He is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in Pharmaceutics and Drug Design at the University of Mississippi.  Joe is also a Hot-Melt Extrusion Instructor in the Hands-On Course in Tablet Technology at the University of Mississippi.


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Kayla LaFrance, Belmont alumna ('09) won Season Two of TV show King of the Nerds and earned $100,000. The contest on TBS invited competitors to face challenges that test their intellect, ingenuity, skills, and pop-culture prowess.  The nerds compete as teams before moving on to individual challenges with the goal of being named the quintessential master of all things nerdy!

While at Belmont, LaFrance earned a Bachelor of Science in Engineering Physics with minors in Mathematics and Public Relations.  LaFrance then went on to complete her Master of Science in Space Studies at the University of North Dakota.

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Beth (Repasky) Bowman, graduated from Belmont in 2008 with a B.S. in Chemistry, in the Honors program. After receiving her Ph.D. from Emory University, Beth is currently the Assistant Director of Graduate Programs in Biomedical Sciences and the Co-Director of the Vanderbilt Summer Science Academy at the Vanderbilt School of Medicine.