Every spring the College of Engineering and Science recognizes students for achievement in research, teaching and leadership. The 2014 awardees are quite remarkable.
From 1902 to 1950, Dean Emeritus Samuel B. Earle made many contributions as a teacher and an administrator that gave rise to the College’s prominence. This award is given in his name to the outstanding engineering senior in the College. The 2014 winner of the Samuel B. Earle award is Ross Beppler.
The Outstanding Senior Award in the Sciences recognizes an exceptional senior based on scholarship, character and demonstrated excellence in a scientific discipline. The recipient of the 2014 Outstanding Senior Award in the Sciences is Brenden Roberts.
The Robert Moorman award commemorates a beloved teacher, department head and mentor of students who gave 28 years of service to the College of Engineering. The award is given to the outstanding engineering junior, and recognizes scholarship and character. This year’s winner is Barbara Dubose.
This award is given to the outstanding junior on the basis of scholarship, character and demonstrated excellence in a scientific discipline. The 2014 Outstanding Juniors in the Sciences are John Farmer and Kelly Moran.
This award is given annually to a senior in engineering with exceptional leadership characteristics and accomplishments as well as a great enthusiasm for the engineering profession. The 2014 recipient of the J. Wesley Davis Leadership Award is Allison DeNunzio.
Phi Kappa Phi is the nation’s oldest, largest and most selective all-discipline honor society. Its mission is “to recognize and promote academic excellence in all fields of higher education and to engage the community of scholars in service to others.” Our recipient of the Phi Kappa Phi Certificate of Merit is Hope Kenya.
The Blue Key Honor Society recognizes students for balanced and all-around excellence in scholarship, leadership and service – both inside and outside of the classroom. The 2014 recipient of the Blue Key Academic and Leadership Award is Amanda Hobbs.
The Outstanding Graduate Researcher Awards are given to the graduate students who have been recognized by faculty for conducting outstanding research throughout the academic year. The 2014 honorees are Amin Bibo and Dale Hitchcock.
The Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant Awards are given to two graduate teaching assistants who have been recognized by faculty, students and fellow graduate teaching assistants as exemplary in undergraduate teaching. This year’s winners are Mariah Magagnotti and Lindsey Whitfield Cain.
The mission of this merit-based leadership program is to create awareness of the power and impact that can be achieved through leadership. The annual program provides funds to eligible junior and senior engineering students to attend leadership conferences and programs (at Clemson and at other institutions) that encourage accelerated leadership development and awareness for the candidate(s). The 2014 honoree is Kate Showers.
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