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Student Recognition

Award Recipients for 2013

The David Driskill Physical Science Award

2013 Recipient: Rebecca Newton

The Freshman Chemistry Award

2013 Recipient: Sheikirah Baum

Freshman Achievement in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Award

2013 Recipient: Felicity Newton

Outstanding Student in Biochemistry
and Molecular Biology

2013 Recipient: Liberty Foye

Student Athlete Awards

At the 2012 Belmont University Athletics All-Sports Banquet, Dane Swinehart, a Chemistry major, received the Team Academic Achievement Award for Baseball.  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. Dane also received the Graduating Senior Academic Achievement Award.  This award is presented to the graduating male and female student-athletes who have earned the highest cumulative GPA among all graduating senior student-athletes. 

Chemistry Student Awarded National Science Foundation REU

Professional Chemistry major, Mathematics minor, Rebecca Newton ('13) has recently been awarded a National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) at the University of Syracuse in Syracuse, NY for Summer, 2011.  The REU includes a $4,500 stipend, campus housing for the summer and other benefits. While in New York, Rebecca will have the opportunity to carry out Organometallic Chemistry research, attend research seminars, and present her results at a culminating poster session.  REU programs are very competitive and support active research participation by undergraduate students in any of the areas of research funded by the National Science Foundation.  Rebecca is a sophomore Pathways Scholar, Engaged Scholar and received the 2010 Freshman Chemistry Award.  For more information on this REU, please go to the website: http://www-che.syr.edu/reu/