Outstanding EMU chemistry students honored at annual banquet
by Emily Vontom, Published June 19, 2013
YPSILANTI, Mich. - Eastern Michigan University's chemistry department recently honored outstanding students at its 52nd Annual Alumni and Awards Banquet.
Awards are presented for high performance in all course levels. Students who were honored, and their hometowns, include:
- Calvin Day: Maurice Decoster Endowed Chemistry Scholarship
- Briana Moe: John Sullivan Endowed Scholarship, Collins' Endowed Scholarship in Chemistry, Honors Undergraduate Fellow
- Amanda Dewyer: Hypercube Scholar Award, Collins' Endowed Scholarship in Chemistry, Undergraduate Fellow
- Sherif Hassanien: Honors Undergraduate Fellow
- Sarah J. Burke: Undergraduate Research Stimulus Award
- Julia Lombardi: Perry S. Brundage Scholarship
- Mordechai Sadowsky: Honors Undergraduate Fellow, Symposium Undergraduate Research Fellow
- Blaire S. Backstrom: Perry S. Brundage Scholarship
West Branch, Mich.
- Erika Van Goethem: ACS Inorganic Chemistry Award, Undergraduate Research Stimulus Award, University Honors Fellow, University Honors Graduate, Honor Senior Thesis Award
- Aimee M. Conat: Donald B. Phillips Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Alumni from EMU's chemistry program worked for organizations such as WCI Steel; S.C. Johnson; University of Georgia; Surface Measurement Systems; National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA); HealthPlus of Michigan; College of Charleston; Revlon; Goddard Space Flight Center; NASA; Kodak; and many more.