Chemistry and Physics Alumni News
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 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.
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.
Haley Jones graduated from Belmont in 2013 with a B.S. in Chemistry. Haley is currently a Chemist at Kyzen Corporation in Tennessee.
Erica Todd graduated from Belmont in 2012 with a B.S. in Pharmaceutical Studies. Erica is currently a Forensic Special Chemist at Aegis Sciences Corporation in Nashville, TN.
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 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.