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Miljevic Chemistry Award

The Miljevic Chemistry Award, founded in 1962 by Mrs. Nicholas Miljevic in memory of Mr. Nicholas Miljevic (C’34), is awarded for academic excellence to that student of the senior class who is majoring in the Department of Chemistry and has the best record in this field.

  • 2013 – Joseph Cendagorta & Lindsay Wise
  • 2012 – Greg Manas
  • 2011 – Steven Ryckbosch
  • 2010 – Cameron Sweeney
  • 2009 – Eric Nellis
  • 2008 – Adam August
  • 2007 – Paul Joseph (P.J.) Lukac
  • 2006 – Jennifer Small
  • 2005 – Catherine Ford
  • 2004 – Benzon Dy
  • 2003 – Michael D. Repplinger
  • 2002 – Kathleen Mar

American Institute of Chemists Award

The American Institute of Chemists Award is given to a senior majoring in either Chemistry or Biochemistry on the basis of the student’s demonstrated record of leadership, ability, character, and scholastic achievement.

  • 2013 – Joseph Cendagorta
  • 2012 – Daria Huang (chemistry), Lauren Kronthal (chemistry)
  • 2011 – Steven Ryckbosch (chemistry), Bethany Zablotsky (biochemistry), and Ashley Zacca (chemistry, national awardee)
  • 2010 – Paul Horn (chemistry) & Jacqueline McCabe (biochemistry)
  • 2009 – Breeana Grogan (biochemistry) & Victoria Harrison (chemistry)
  • 2008 – Kevin Browne (chemistry) & Katrina Heyrana (biochemistry)
  • 2007 – Rhia Martin (chemistry) & Karina Vivar (biochemistry)
  • 2006 – Kristen Dew (chemistry), Jennifer Small (biochemistry)
  • 2005 – Brian Smith
  • 2004 – Emily Volpe (chemistry), Daniel Eyler (biochemistry)
  • 2003 – Joseph McDermott (chemistry), Ann Marie Ricks (biochemistry)
  • 2002 – Kateri DuBay (biochemistry), Kathleen Mar (chemistry)

College Chemistry Achievement Award

The Chemical Society of Washington awards its College Chemistry Achievement Award to a senior majoring in Chemistry or Biochemistry in recognition of outstanding achievement in college chemistry.

  • 2013 – Timothy Daugherty & Lindsay Wise
  • 2012 – Greg Manas (chemistry), Kyle Pyres (chemistry)
  • 2011 – Matthew Carpiniello (chemistry) and Brian McGuire (biochemistry)
  • 2010 – Lindsey Roeker (biochemistry) & Cameron Sweeney (chemistry)
  • 2009 – David An (chemistry) & Eric Nellis (biochemistry)
  • 2008 – Kenneth Vaz (chemistry) & Adam August (biochemistry)
  • 2007 – Caitlyn Faller & Paul Joseph (P.J.) Lukac
  • 2006 – Megan Carroll (chemistry) & Morgan Deacon (biochemistry)
  • 2005 – Sarah Choy
  • 2004 – Andrew Pogozelski (chemistry) & Carlos Cruz (biochemistry)
  • 2003 – Michael D. Repplinger (biochemistry)
  • 2002 – Anu Abraham (chemistry) & Michael Kwon (biochemistry)

Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Research in Chemistry or Biochemistry

The Department of Chemistry at Georgetown University presents the Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Research in Chemistry or Biochemistry to a graduating senior in recognition of the recipient’s distinguished and outstanding research during his or her undergraduate career. To be eligible for this award, the recipient must be a senior and must have performed at least three semesters of research in chemistry or biochemistry, predominantly focused on a specific project or area. The recipient receives a plaque, and his or her name is engraved on a large plaque displayed outside the Department’s office.

  • 2013 – Fanny Yeung
  • 2012 – Daria Huang (chemistry)
  • 2011 – Steven Ryckbosch (chemistry)
  • 2010 – Thomas Hsu-Yao (Tong lab) & Jacqueline McCabe (Roepe lab)
  • 2009 – none awarded
  • 2008 – Kevin Browne (Tong lab) & Paul Pestano (Wolf lab)
  • 2007 – Rhia Martin (Wolf lab)
  • 2006 – Morgan Deacon (Tong lab)
  • 2005 – Catherine Ford (Swift lab)
  • 2004 – Benzon Dy (Yang lab), Emily Volpe (Wolf lab)
  • 2003 – Dorothy Fink (Swift lab)
  • 2002 – Kathleen Mar (Bates lab) & Heather Wiencko (Warren lab)

Chemistry Department

The Georgetown University Department of Chemistry Award for Distinction in Chemistry is awarded to students majoring in chemistry and biochemistry who graduate with a Quality Point Average greater than 3.50 in their major.

  • 2013 – Lauren Abrams, Joseph Cendagorta, Brooks Culotta, Tim Dougherty, Allison Harrgan, Timothy Hughes, Jimin Kim, Maira Qayyum, Eric Shon, Lindsay Wise, and Fanny Yueng
  • 2012 – Michael P. Campbell, Elizabeth J. Hanna, Mark H. Hanscom, Daria L. Huang, Lauren J. Kronthal, Michael J. Lienhard, Gregory J. Manas, Kyle D. Pires, Zachary A. Reese, Julia H. Roberts, Holly Tao
  • 2011 – Leslie Applegate, Matthew Carpiniello, Brian McGuire, Mark Real, Steven Ryckbosch, Karinne Van Groningen, Andrew Walls, Bethany Zablotsky, Ashley Zacca.
  • 2010 – Olivia Chitayat, Timothy Costales, Oluseyi Fasoranti, Charles Hong, Paul Horn, Thomas Hsu-Yao, Brian Lee, Michael Mana, Jacqueline McCabe, Allison O’Rourke, Lindsey Roeker, Michael Roumanos, Cameron Sweeney, Louisa Warren
  • 2009 – David An, Craig Birch, Breeana Grogan, Amy Hapip, Victoria Harrison, Andrew Lambour, Hung Lin, Steven P. Menez, Eric Nellis, Katherine Nickley, Jarred Reed, Christopher Robinson, Daniel Sheets, Alexander Sikes
  • 2008 – Adam August, Kevin Browne, Haeyoung Eom, Chris Graziano, Luise Hampl, Katrina Heyrana, Christohper MacKay, Marion-Vincent Mempin, Thuy Nguyen, Ayodele Ogunkoya, Mark Russo, Latoya Silverton, Monica Sung, Sarah Swigart, Kenneth Vaz
  • 2007 – Vaishali Amin, Caitlyn Faller, Shaan Kataria, Paul Kenyan, Jr., Sharon Lin, P.J. Lukac, Rhia Martin, Karina Vivar
  • 2006 – Jason Brill, Jason Brill, Megan Carroll, Morgan Deacon, Kristin Dew, Harriet Eldrege, Emily Karmen, Caitlin McMullen, Elisabeth Pordes, Jennifer Small, Katherine Sullivan, and Trevor Wells
  • 2005 – Sarah Choy, Catherine Ford, Roy Irving, Michael Moore, Brian Smith
  • 2004 – Nathan Cox, Carlos Cruz, Benzon Dy, Daniel Eyler, Kevin Hartwig, Andrew Pogozelski, Elizabeth Tanzini, Emily Volpe
  • 2003 – Roya Azadamaki, Joseph McDermott, Dorothy Fink, Danielle Harvey, Rakesh Patel, Michael Repplinger, Ann Marie Ricks, Sam Snyder
  • 2002 – Anu Abraham, Justine Daigneault, Kateri DuBay, Elizabeth Feeser, Mary Hoffa, Michael Kwon, Kathleen Mar, Richard Sharpe

Martire Award for Excellence in Physical Chemistry

Established by former students of Professor Emeritus Daniel E. Martire, the Martire Award for Excellence in Physical Chemistry is given to the senior with the best performance in the two semester-courses of Physical Chemistry.

  • 2013 – Joseph R. Cendagorta
  • 2012 – Lauren Kronthal
  • 2010 – Cameron Sweeney
  • 2009 – David An & Amy Hapip
  • 2008 – Sarah Swigart
  • 2007 – Vaishali Amin
  • 2006 – Jennifer Small
  • 2005 – Catherine Ford

Other

  • 2007 – Karina Vivar, Lena Landegger Community Service Award
  • 2006 – Katherine Sullivan, Katherine Kraft Medal
  • 2006 – Joseph Basile, Edward L. Mahoney Medal
  • 2006 – Jason Brill, Dr. Michael Barrette Medal
  • 2006 – Rhia Martin, UNCF Merck Undergraduate Science Research Scholarship Award
  • 2005 – Jennifer Small, Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship
  • 2003 – Dorothy Fink, USA Today's All American First Place Team
  • 2003 – Dorothy Fink, Jack Kent Cooke Graduate Scholarship
  • 2002 – Kateri DuBay, Gates Cambridge Scholarship

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