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Area residents receive math and science awards from Birmingham-Southern College
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.-Birmingham-Southern math and science students were presented awards by the college's departments of biology, chemistry and physics, and math and computer science during the 2010 Honors Day Convocation. Listed by hometown and award, they are:
APO AP, Calif.: Loree Killebrew, a senior math major - Kappa Mu Epsilon Award in Mathematics, based upon achievement in mathematics and service to the Kappa Mu Epsilon honorary.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.: Courtney Alexander, a sophomore - Davis Scholarship in Mathematics, named in memory of Maude Braswell Davis by BSC alumna and daughter, Myrtle Davis, given to a math major planning to teach during his/her career.
COLLIERVILLE, Tenn.: Amy Schumacher, a senior - Lola Frances Kiser Scholarship in Mathematics, a tuition reimbursement award given in honor of Kiser, professor emeritus at Birmingham-Southern, to recognize a math major who has shown significant improvement in academic studies.
CULLMAN: Michael Graham - Analytical Division of the American Chemical Society Award, presented to a senior chemistry major in recognition of outstanding ability and accomplishment in courses undertaken and to recognize demonstration of potential for achievement in graduate study in analytical chemistry.
FAIRHOPE: Nathan Haywood, a freshman chemistry professional major - Chemical Rubber Company Chemistry Award, given to students who have shown high aptitude and achievement in introductory chemistry courses with strong promise of future success in the chemical sciences.
GOSHEN, KY.: Alexandra Sack, a student in the BSC Harrison Honors Program - Paul Clinton Bailey Biology Award, named after the retired BSC biology professor and given to senior biology majors who have distinguished themselves in one or more areas of research, leadership, service, and academic achievement.
SCOTTSBORO: Ruth Hanks, a senior biology major - Dan C. Holliman Memorial Award.
SPRING GROVE, Ill.: Michelle Maciejewski, a senior biology major - Dan C. Holliman Memorial Award.
TALLADEGA: Tia-Tabitha Barclay, a senior biology major - Beta Beta Beta, presented in recognition for outstanding accomplishment in the field of biology and for contributions to the Kappa Psi chapter of Beta Beta Beta.
WEST POINT, Miss.: Benjamin Chilcutt, a sophomore biology major in the BSC Harrison Honors Program - Chemical Rubber Company Chemistry Award, given to students who have shown high aptitude and achievement in introductory chemistry courses with strong promise of future success in the chemical sciences.