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Student Awards

Outstanding Achievements

Honors & Awards

Every spring, the College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences recognizes outstanding students for academics, service, research, teaching, and leadership achievements.

These awards showcase some of our undergraduate and graduate students in several categories. Each award is presented at the CECAS Honors and Awards Day Ceremony in early April.

Personal Accomplishments

If you would like to be considered for the College Awards, please fill out the CECAS Student Information Form. The questionnaire is intended to summarize all of your credentials: proof of academic excellence, extracurricular activities that demonstrate leadership abilities, athletic interests, and abilities, concern for others, and broad interests in all phases of life around you.

Student Information Form
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Blue Key Academic and Leadership Award

As a result of funds generated from Tigerama, an endowment has been established to give an award to one student in each of the seven colleges at the University who has distinguished themselves in terms of academic scholarship and campus leadership.

Douglas Stewart
Civil Engineering


J. Wesley Davis Leadership Award

The J. Wesley Davis Leadership Award is given in memory of Dr. J. Wesley Davis, a graduate of Clemson University in electrical engineering and a former president of the Clemson University Engineering Foundation. This award is given to a senior engineering student for outstanding scholarship, leadership in a student engineering organization, and a high potential for success in the engineering profession.

Ashley Babinchak
Bioengineering


Phi Kappa Phi Certificate of Merit:

Each college is invited to select one student to receive this award. The student must be a graduating senior with a GPA of 3.4 or above and have made noteworthy contributions in such areas as leadership, service, and creative endeavors to his/her department, college, and Clemson University.

Nicholas Isaiah Deas
School of Computing


Jacquelwyn Willis Anthony Award

This award, established by alumna Janine Anthony Bowen, honors her mother as a source of inspiration and encouragement during her college career. This award is presented to a student for distinguished service to PEER, which is the support network for minority students in the College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences.

Jourden Brown
Materials Science and Engineering


Outstanding Graduate Researcher Award

This award is given to one graduate researcher who has been recognized by faculty for conducting outstanding research during the school year.

Moses Namara
School of Computing


Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant Award

This award is given to one graduate teaching assistant who has been recognized by faculty, students, and fellow graduate teaching assistants as exemplary in undergraduate teaching.

Di Nguyen
Industrial Engineering

Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Award

The Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Award is given to one undergraduate researcher who has been recognized by faculty for having shown outstanding research potential in their field of study.

Josh Arrington
Mechanical Engineering


Outstanding Senior in the School of Computing or Applied Sciences

This award is given to the outstanding senior in the School of Computing or Applied Sciences and is on the basis of scholarship, character, and other factors demonstrating the recipients’ integrity in the field of Computing and Applied Sciences.

Jennifer Briglio
Geology


Robert W. Moorman Award

Dr. Robert W. Moorman was the son of Commandant Thomas Moorman, a graduate in civil engineering and head of the Engineering Mechanics Department from 1958-1974. The Roberts W. Moorman Award is given in his honor to the most outstanding junior in engineering on the basis of scholarship and character.

Arabella Rose Hunter
Materials Science and Engineering


Samuel B. Earle Award

Dr. Samuel B. Earle was Director of the Engineering Department from 1911 to 1933 and Dean of the School of Engineering from 1933 to 1950. The Samuel B. Earle Award is given in his honor to the most outstanding senior in engineering on the basis of scholarship and character.

Maria Elizabeth Christenbury
Mechanical Engineering


Robert W. Snelsire Diversity Prize

The Robert W. Snelsire Diversity Prize honors the memory of Dr. Bob Snelsire, a professor of electrical engineering who was also a champion of underrepresented students in the college. This award recognizes a student who has been of service to Programs for Educational Enrichment and Retention (PEER) or the Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) program.

Maddy Counts
Mechanical Engineering

Student Spotlight

Some of the best and brightest students in the College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences were recognized for their outstanding work in several areas. The college produces a series of videos to showcase what each student liked most about Clemson.

  • Campus Leadership
  • Service
  • Integrity in the Field
  • Creative Endeavors
  • Academic Scholarship
  • Character
  • Research

Previous Winners

2021 Winners

Student awardees at the 2021 Honors and Awards Ceremony: Maureen Buckley, Adam Kummetz, Catherine Crowe, Annelise Waling, Emily T. Miller, Anish Chaluvadi, Joshua Norman, Leah Wiitablake, Xiaohong Zhang, Evs Evans, and Makenna Lee.

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2020 Winners

Student awardees for the 2020 Honors and Awards Ceremony: Thomas Birdsong, Austin Bruner, Mary Grace Stachnik, Corrina Laird, Mallory Ann Jordan, Natalie DellaMaria, Allison Kaczmarek, Jared Capuano, Mitra Shabani, Longxiang Guo, Azrin Jamison, and Illana Jamison.

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