Alumni News

Chemistry and Physics Alumni News

lee mcgill

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.

daniel taber

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.

phil feurtado

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. 

joe morott

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.

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.