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University honors top Science & Mathematics scholars at Academic Awards ceremony

April 28, 2011
More than 50 Lander University students were honored recently for their scholastic accomplishments during the 2010-2011 academic year, receiving the top discipline and special awards from the university's four academic colleges. The awards were presented during Lander's annual Academic and Student Life Awards Ceremony.

Science and Mathematics - Discipline
Receiving discipline awards from the College of Science and Mathematics, pictured front row from left, are: Emily Burch of Greenwood, physics-algebra; Melissa Reynolds of Pomaria, mathematics; and Luke Abel of Blythewood, environmental science. Second row, from left, are: Joseph Ficklin of Greenwood, physics-calculus; Sarah Woodall of Honea Path, biology; Brittany Reed of Greenwood, prelicensure nursing; and Robert Scott of Greenwood, chemistry.

Also receiving awards, but not pictured, were: Briana Boyd of Sumter, RN-BSN; and Dylan Snyder of Newberry, computer science.


Science and Mathematics Awards
Ossie Buckner of Pawleys Island, left, and Bellania Hales of Hartsville, received the Science Scholars Award (physical sciences) from the College of Science and Mathematics. The award is given by the biological and physical science faculty to the most promising science majors.

Also receiving special awards from the College of Science and Mathematics, but not pictured, were: Brittany Cox of Columbia (29212), Tapp-Freese Nursing Award, which goes to a graduating senior who has compiled a grade point average (GPA) of 3.3 or higher and is enrolled in an honors study program; and Jennifer Lovvorn of Donalds, the Science Scholars Award, given by the biological and physical science faculty to the most promising science majors.