posted April 25, 2002

Seniors Receive Sigma XI Awards

Forty-five Hope College seniors were honored with Senior Sigma Xi Awards during the college's annual Honors Convocation, held on Thursday, April 25, in Dimnent Memorial Chapel.

Sigma Xi is the Scientific Research Society. The Sigma Xi club at Hope is one of 500 clubs and chapters in North America dedicated to the encouragement, support and recognition of scientists.

The students receiving awards were:

Biology Megan Christine Burkart; Naperville, Ill. Camy Christine Clift; Bellevue Christian John Den Ouden; Des Moines, Iowa Laurie Jo Formsma; Zeeland Adrienne Lee Hull; St. Joseph Joel A. Koedyker; Grand Haven Laurie Beth Nederveld; Jenison Matthew Alexander Nehs; Traverse City Garth Bernard Rotman; Zeeland Jacqueline Marie Ryczek; Lansing Emily J. Schwartz; Palos Heights, Ill. Kara Lynn Schwieterman; Battle Creek Gregory David Town; Pittsford Christa Joy VanDort; Midland

Chemistry Jessica Leigh Abbott; Mobile, Ala. Carrie Robin Arnold; West Bloomfield Jessica Lynn Case; Portage Aaron Thomas Gerds; Melvin Karen Elizabeth Hahn; Midland Jennifer Marie Huber; Farmington Hills Adrienne Lee Hull; St. Joseph Matthew Alexander Nehs; Traverse City Seth Charles Palmer; Marshall Aranh Pen; Holland Garth Bernard Rotman; ZeelandNicholas John Schneider; Wyoming Sarah Elizabeth Schultz; St. Joseph Betty Tang; Holland Sara Ann Troyer; Howell Jared Thomas Van Haitsma; ScottvilleAndrew D Vanover; Davidson

Computer Science Derek Nicholas Augsburger; Libertyville, Ill. Sarah Marie Dieter; Colorado Springs, Colo. Josiah Alexander Bradford Dykstra; Sioux City, Iowa Prakash Raj Ojha; Kajlali, Nepal

Geological and Environmental Sciences Shauna Jade Little; Kalamazoo Erin Louise Wysocki; Plymouth

Mathematics Richard Dayton Smith; Athens, N.Y.

Physics and Engineering Kellie Page Bleecker; Mount Pleasant Christine Marie Immink; Holland Jay Ryan Thwaites; Grand Rapids Lora Joy Van Uffelen; Holland

Psychology Jennifer Hope Anderson; Escanaba Marta Crandell Bultman; Fremont Jessica Marie Hanba; Reed City Elizabeth Ann Helder; Holland Briony Erin Peters; Menominee Lindsey M. Root; Novi