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DEPARTMENTAL AWARDS 2011-2012

Anthropology/Sociology

Frances and Edwina Hickman Award

Travis Andrew Lux; Austin, TX

Art

Apollonian Award

Amy L. Aughinbaugh

Dionysian Award for Studio Art

Rachel A. Connell; Chattanooga, TN

Sally Becker Grinspan Award for Artistic Achievement

Johnathan R. Payne; Memphis, TN

Biology

Award for Excellence in Biology

Sharwil Aisha-Joi Bell; Memphis, TN

Award for Outstanding Research in Biology

Lindsey A. Bierle; Little Rock, AR

Award for Excellence in First-Year Biology

Stephanie L. Kasper; Victoria, TX

Chemistry

CRC First-Year Chemistry Award

Hannah M. Lin; Germantown, TN

Gabrielle E. Bailey; Springfield, MO

Michael E. Hendrick Award in Organic Chemistry

Sarah N. Malkowski; Oviedo, FL

Margaret C. Cupit; Brookhaven, MS

Chemistry Senior Research Award

Kelly E. Allison; Little Rock, AR

William Spandow Scholarship in Chemistry

Zheng Wang; Nanjing, China

Commerce and Business

Thompson Dunavant Accounting Awards

Senior: Barrett J. Roudabush; Franklin, TN

Junior: Benjamin D. Owens; Germantown, TN

The Ralph C. Hon Award

Joseph Travis Hamm; Memphis, TN

Economics

Seidman Awards in Economics

Senior: Katherine G. Yewell; Lexington, KY

First-Year/Sophomore: Chelsea E. Temple; North Richland Hills, TX

Lynn Nettleton Prize

Claire M. Warren; San Antonio, TX

Education

Joye Fourmy Cobb Romeiser Award

Josie V. Long; Greenville, SC

English

John R. Benish Award

Jeremy C. Culver; Gulf Shores, AL

Cynthia Marshall Award

Andrew Miller; Luling, LA

Jane Donaldson Kepple Writing Prizes

First-Year Student English Essay Prize: Emily G. Dorward; Dallas, TX

Senior English Essay Prize: Keyana S. Williams; Fayetteville, NC

Scholarly Essay

Jenna N. Sullivan; Little Rock, AR

Allen Tate Creative Writing Award (Poetry)

Thompson H. Kuhlmann; Dallas, TX

Allen Tate Creative Writing Award (Fiction)

Caitlyn M. Kennedy; Neptune Beach, FL

Film Studies Award for Excellence in Writing

Molly M. Whitehorn; Little Rock, AR

Film Studies Award for Excellence in Production

David A. Bergen; McDohough, GA

Samuel D. Bridger; New Orleans, LA

Mara A. Knight; West Lake Hills, TX

Greek and Roman Studies

Spencer Greek Award

Michelle L. Currie; St. Louis, MO

History

John Henry Davis Award

Colin S. Antanya; West Windsor, NJ

First-Year Student Award

Sarah Lanier Flanders; Baton Rouge, LA

Phi Alpha Theta Award

Jane L. Barrilleaux; Larose, LA

Douglas W. Hatfield Award

Jane L. Barrilleaux; Larose, LA

International Studies

Bobby Doughtie Memorial Award

Camilla Taufic; Darien, CT

Anne Rorie Memorial Award

Carolyn A. Lamere; Nashau, NH

Donald Joseph Gattas Memorial Award for Middle Eastern Studies

Joslyn B. Hebda; Little Rock, AR

Mathematics and Computer Science

Jack U. Russell Awards

Outstanding Work in First-Year Mathematics:

Jingwen Luo; Guiyang, China

Outstanding Work in Second-Year Mathematics:

Nathan S. Berry; Collierville, TN

Jize Zhang; Shanghai, China

Outstanding Senior: Ryan A. Carroll; Germantown, TN

William Spandow Scholarship in Mathematics

Xin Shu; Changsha, China

Computer Science Award

Rachel R. Elledge; Roland, AR

Modern Languages and Literatures

Jared E. Wenger Award

Jasper T. Page; Bartlett, TN

Thakker-Freeman Chinese Studies Award

Aubrey G. King; Fort Myers, FL

Music

Ruth Moore Cobb Award in Instrumental Music

Benjamin F. Walsh; Austin, TX

Louise Mercer Award

Stephanie M. Milazzo; Mission Viejo, CA

Louis Nicholas Award in Vocal Music

Caitlin E. Smith; Memphis, TN

Jane Soderstrom Memorial Award in Music

Stephanie M. Milazzo; Mission Viejo, CA

Philosophy

Laurence F. Kinney Prize

Benjamin E. Curtis; Bainbridge Island, WA

Physics

Award for Excellence in First-Year Physics

Philip Luke Spinolo; Germantown, TN

Research Award in Physics

Stephanie M. Milazzo; Mission Viejo, CA

Physics Department Award

Nicholas S. Badger; Homewood, AL

William Spandow Scholarship in Physics

Yutong Duan; Tianjin, China

Political Science

Seidman Awards in Political Science

Senior Award: Mary Frances Dunlap; Houston, TX

First-Year Award: Cameron M. McGarrah; Harrison, AR

Mike Cody Award in Political Science

Daniel L. Henke; Wildwood, MO

Abe Fortas Award for Excellence in Legal Studies

Thomas M. Cull; Greenville, SC

Burgess Award for Political Science

Anne K. Harper; Lenexa, KS

Psychology

E. Llewellyn Queener Award for Academic Excellence

Regan C. Humphrey; Huntsville, AL

Korsakov Award for Departmental Citizenship

Kelly H. Parry; Avondale Estates, GA

Religious Studies

Religious Studies Award

Jeannie Scarlett D’Anna; White House, TN

Mollie Royall McCord Memorial Prize in Bible

Michelle L. Morris; Center Point, Al

Belz-Saharovici Award in Holocaust Studies

Jeannie Scarlett D’Anna; White House, TN

Theatre

Outstanding Senior Award

Caitlin V. Miller; Baton Rouge, LA

Mark Lee Stephens Memorial Scholarship

Brianna Léerin Campbell; Hernando, MS

Madison K. Tallant; Winnsboro, TX

PROGRAM AWARDS

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Outstanding Achievement Award

Xiao Wang; Bejing, China

Sara Beth Taylor; Knoxville, TN

Environmental Sciences and Studies

Rhodes Early Career Award in Environmental Sciences and Studies

Adam G. Alsamadisi; Bridgewater, NJ

Gender and Sexuality Studies

Gender and Sexuality Studies Award for Academic Achievement

Leanne M. Naromore; Hoover, AL

Susan Tidball Means Award

Keyana S. Williams; Fayetteville, NC

Latin American Studies

Outstanding Beginning Student in Latin American Studies

Ailsa M. Bryce; Blandford, England

Neuroscience

Outstanding Senior in Neuroscience Major

Mae R. Gillespie; Naperville, IL

The Search for Values in the Light of

Western History and Religion

Fred W. Neal Prize

Taylor L. Sieben; Piedmont, CA

W.O. Shewmaker Award

Binh P. Le; Olive Branch, MS

Gladney Family Award for Interdisciplinary Humanities

Rachel R. Elledge; Roland, AR

The Life: Then and Now Program

Milton P. Brown, Jr. Award

Benjamin A. Priday; Sikeston, MO

Robert G. Patterson Award

Katelyn B. Dagen; Millington, TN

NON-DEPARTMENTAL AWARDS

Phi Beta Kappa Junior Inductees

Nicholas J. Jensen; Franklin, TN

Sarah E. Pate; St. Francisville, LA

William A. McGriff; Hoover, AL

Rui Li; Jilin, China

Xiao Wang; Beijing, China

Mel G. Grinspan Internship Award

Darren L. Thomas; Memphis, TN

Seidman Trophy in Athletics

Claire M. Warren; San Antonio, TX

Louise and Ward Archer, Sr. Award for Creativity

Amy L. Aughinbaugh

Jane Hyde Scott Awards

Ruth Sherman Hyde Award in Music: Michael A. Todd; Normandy, TN

Joseph Reeves Hyde Award in Religious Studies: Janelle L. Adams; Dallas, GA

The Jeanne Scott Varnell Award in Classical Languages: Robert Mills McArthur; Cleburne, TX

The Margaret Ruffin Hyde Award in Psychology: Madeline R. Scott; Sugar Land, TX

The Robert Allen Scott Award in Mathematics: Rui Liu; Xi’an, China

SPECIAL SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS

John Henry Davis Scholarships for British Studies

Ian J. Engdahl; Winthrop, ME

Mustafa M. Motiwala; Cordova, TN

Nguyen Khuong Ngoc Tran; Memphis, TN

Ida Leblanc “Lee” Smith Scholarship for British Studies

Jeffrey S. Warren; Asheville, NC

Elizabeth Henley Scholarships for British Studies

Margaret R. Blake; Collierville, TN

Yerger Hunt Clifton Scholarships for British Studies

Matthew J. Washnock; Greer, SC

Kristen and Vernon Hurst Scholarship for British Studies

Madeleine I. Esther; Springfield, MO

The Project in the Study of Liberal Democracy Scholarship for British Studies

Katherine P. Klepper; Germantown, TN

Christopher R. Hanewald; Fort Wayne, IN

Theodore Eckles International Internships

George Ryan Connor; Shoal Creek, AL

Wen Fu; Foshan, China

Olivia Santarelli; Lyndhurst, OH

Brian Tchang; Memphis, TN

Sameer Warraich; Islamabad, Pakistan

Elizabeth Zuelke; Tuscumbia, AL

Mertie W. Buckman International Internships

Kondwani Banda; Lusaka, Zambia

Erik Klingbeil; Palo Alto, CA

Dylan Ledbetter; Memphis, TN

Katherine McCoid; Lincoln, NE

Catherine McIver; Summerville, NC

Parker Nelson; Fort Worth, TX

Camilla Taufic; Darien, CT

Bob Buckman/Joyce Mollerup Scholarships for Study Abroad

Madeleine Harrigan; Chesterfield, MO

Tracy Jenkins; Little Rock, AR

Jiawen Li; Shenzhen, China

Rebecca Ouellette; Portland, ME

Maria Raffanti; Brentwood, TN

Jared Williams

Caroline Elbaum; Murfreesboro, TN

Julia Greene; Murfreesboro, TN

Olivia Hipp; Charleston, SC

Rene Sanchez; Cordova, TN

Clarence Day Award for Outstanding Teaching

Dr. Luthor Ivory; Assoc. Professor; Religious Studies

Dean’s Award for Outstanding Research and/or Creative Activity

Dr. Shadrack Nasong’o; Assoc. Professor; Chair; International Studies




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