posted April 28, 2005

Seniors Receive Sigma XI Awards

A total of 59 Hope College seniors were honored with Senior Sigma Xi Awards during the college's annual Honors Convocation, held on Thursday, April 28, 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
Robert F. Bode; Paulsbo, Wash.
John E. Drake; Rochester Hills
John M. Falatko; Pleasant Lake
Dawn M. Flandermeyer; St. Charles, Mo.
Brittany J. Gasper; Owings Mills, Md.
Candace N. Graham; Hudsonville
Kelley K. Hutchins; Livonia
Wendy R. Johnson; Wyoming
Stephanie L. Judd; Frankenmuth
Stephanie L. Kortering; Zeeland
Landon L. Lapham; Whitehall
Tom P. La Roche; Zeeland
James M. Librizzi; Orland Park, Ill.
Samuel C. Lien; Midland
Allison K. McCabe; Fenton
Ashleigh M. Sartor; Plymouth
Richard J. Schildhouse; Niles
Christopher R. Schumann; Rockford
Mark M. Thomson; Topinabee
Julie A. VanKalker; Caledonia
Katherine R. VanOss; Zeeland
Samara D. Webb; Lansing
Jennifer S. Yamaoka; Zeeland

Chemistry
Christopher W. Avery; Macomb
Abby L. Buchwalter; Hopewell Junction, N.Y.
Sara E. Burns; Naperville, Ill.
R. Ross Coleman; Grand Rapids
Kathyrn L. Ewing; Dearborn
Bethany J. Martynowicz; South Holland, Ill.
Heather M. Mentzer; Wichita, Kan.
Jericho L. Moll; Anchorage, Alaska
Brian H. Mott; Zeeland
Jill S. Pinter; Belleville
Travis R. Ruch; Kentwood

Computer Science
Daniel P. Hansens; Midland
Christopher M. Johnson; White Lake
Joshua J. Morse; Cadillac
William M. Sumner; Midland
Pamela L. Van Dort; Midland

Geological and Environmental Sciences
Jennifer L. Bassman; Scotch Plains, N.J.
Michelle Y. Knapman; Edwardsburg
Emily K. Schmidt; Decatur, Ga.
Maureen L. Yonovitz; Ann Arbor

Mathematics
Michael H. Cortez; Cadillac
Henry G. Gould; Zeeland
Michael W. Nelsen; Grant
Michael D. Rininger; Holland
Andrew T. Wells; Midland

Physics and Engineering
Jennifer A. Folkert; Zeeland
Carol J. Guess; Fort Wayne, Ind.
Tina L. Pike; Rochester, Minn.
Nathan J. Sprik; Grand Rapids

Psychology
Rachel E. Canfield; Whitehall
Anna J. Cook; Holland
Travis A. Goldwire; Grand Ledge
Negeen E. Masghati; Naperville, Ill.
Meredith G. Mick; Roscommon
Benjamin P. Norris; Zeeland
Erika R. Steele; Portage