Monday, April 7, 2014
The Mathematics and Computer Science Department hosted its annual spring recognition and awards banquet on Tuesday, March 25, at 5:00 p.m. in the Witherspoon Lakeview Room.
Opening comments were given by Dr. Terri Lenox, department chair. Following the dinner, departmental faculty recognized graduating seniors and Kappa Mu Epsilon officers and members. Departmental recognition awards, book awards, and scholarships were also presented.
In addition to Dr. Lenox, the following faculty members represented the department at the event: Mr. James Anthony, Dr. Carolyn Cuff, Dr. Natacha Fontes-Merz, and Dr. Pamela Richardson.
Honored guests included Dr. Barbara Faires, Professor of Mathematics Emerita; Dr. Warren Hickman, Professor of Mathematics Emeritus and scholarship namesake; Mrs. Lucinda Hickman; Dr. Beverly K. Michael ‘69, scholarship namesake; and Mr. J. Miller Peck, Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science Emeritus and scholarship namesake.
RECOGNITION OF GRADUATING SENIOR MAJORS AND MINORS:
Computer Information Systems majors: Bradley Steward
Computer Science majors: Jenna Huston
Mathematics majors: Julie Bearer, Gregory Clark, Sarah Fugate, Amber Hill, Jenna Huston, Connor MacKenzie, Brandon Mosley, Laura Smallhoover, and Emily Walther
Mathematics minors: Ryan Avril and Ryan Carr
RECOGNITION OF KAPPA MU EPSILON OFFICERS AND MEMBERS:
Gregory Clark, President; Brittany Erbe, Vice President; Jenna Huston; Secretary; Stephanie Burkus, Treasurer; Emily Walther, Public Relations; Julie Bearer, Michael Girata; John Griebel; Amber Hill; Connor MacKenzie; Brandon Mosley; Allison Rice; Julie Rice; Laura Smallhoover; Emily Walther
PRESENTATION OF DEPARTMENTAL RECOGNITION AWARDS: Certificates were presented to each student who participated in one or more extracurricular professional events related to mathematics and computer science during the current academic year.
PRESENTATION OF DEPARTMENTAL BOOK AWARDS:
Computer Information Systems: Blake Dulick
Computer Science Book Award: Mark Patton
Mathematics Book Award: Amanda Kowalczyk
PRESENTATION OF DEPARTMENTAL SCHOLARSHIPS:
Harriet Jackson Sarver Scholarship: Michael Girata, Mark Patton, and Amanda Kowalczyk
Dr. Warren D. Hickman Scholarship: Charles Cratty
Dr. Beverly K. Michael Math Education Scholarship: Torey DeAngelis
J. Miller Peck Computer Science Scholarship: Nicholas Hainsey
Paul E. Brown Memorial Scholarship: Stephanie Burkus
Dr. Thomas R. Nealeigh Mathematics Scholarship: John Griebel
Nell Glaser Whipkey and Kenneth Whipkey Scholarship: Brandon Saber and Christopher Phillips