Students Receive Awards
For Academic Achievement
Posted April 26, 2001
HOLLAND -- Awards for academic achievement during
the current school year were presented to Hope College
students during the college's annual Honors Convocation on
Thursday, April 26.
The awards presented for achievement in specific
areas of study are as follows:
Art -- The Herrel George Thomas Memorial
Scholarship, sophomore Arianna L. Baker of Wheaton, Ill.,
junior Jennifer Chalifoux of Fort Wayne, Ind., and junior
Lauren A. Hermes of Arlington Heights, Ill.; the Holland
Area Arts Council Scholarship, junior Meryl A. Humphrey of
Fremont; the Stanley Harrington Art Scholarship, junior
Cassie J. Krause of East Jordan; the Art Department Purchase
Award, junior Steven J. Haulenbeek of Kalamazoo; the John
Montgomery Wilson Award in Art History, senior Jennifer R.
Hoover of Sturgeon Bay, Wis.
Biology -- The Biology Book Award, freshman Layne
C. Hillman of Attica; de Kruif Writing Prizes, senior Angela
S. Van Erp of Bad Axe and senior Matthew K. Nelson of Grand
Rapids; the Wolterink Prize, sophomore Jody A. Murray of
Biochemistry -- The Undergraduate Award for
Achievement in Biochemistry, junior Richard D. Smith of
Chemistry -- First-Year Chemistry Book Award,
freshman Michael J. Ross of River Forest, Ill.; Organic
Chemistry Book Award to the Outstanding Student in Organic
Chemistry, sophomore Karen M. Clark of Midland; Junior
Chemistry Journal Award, Karen E. Hahn of Midland.
Communication -- The J. Ackerman Coles Award for
Scholarship in Communication Studies, junior Leanne M.
VanDuinen of Rothbury.
Computer Science Department -- Russell J. Kraay
Awards in Computer Science, junior Daniel A. Atallah of
Larnaca, Cyprus; sophomore Scott J. Lynema of Grandville;
and sophomore Emily J. Tennant of Pinckney.
Economics and Business Administration -- The Award
for the Outstanding Junior Economics Student, Elizabeth R.
Husa of Hudsonville; Deloitte & Touche Junior Accounting
Book Awards, Brian J. Bredeway of Holland and Kristin A.
Reinhard of Rochester, N.Y.; Baker Scholars, sophomores Adam
C. Chaffee of Ann Arbor, Christine M. Diestl of Schaumburg,
Ill., Stephen J. Hulst of Holland, Andrew J. Imdieke of
Marquette, Leigha E. McCallum of Evart and David A. Rye of
Education -- Elizabeth Vanderbush Awards in
Education, junior Patrick R. Kinne of Syracuse, N.Y., junior
Beth Ann Provencal of Grand Haven and sophomore Elizabeth A.
Smith of Marshall; Elizabeth Vanderbush Scholarships, junior
Nathan C. Alkire of St. Ignace, junior Teresa A. Janik of
Cadillac, junior Cara J. Klapp of South Haven and junior
Christopher B. Winkler of Boyne City.
English -- the Stephenson First-Year Writing
Prize, freshmen Fatu T. Kamara of Evanston, Ill., and Rachel
M. Peckenpaugh of Naperville, Ill.; George Birkhoff English
Prizes, sophomore Jane E. Bast of Grand Rapids and senior
Jennifer E. Frayer of Indianapolis, Ind.; Erika Brubaker
Awards for Promising Achievements in the Study of
Literature, sophomore Jane E. Bast of Grand Rapids, junior
Katherine F. Bode-Lang of Grand Rapids, junior Julie A.
Green of Interlochen, junior Michael H. Hanley of Traverse
City, junior Patrick R. Kinne of Syracuse, N.Y., junior
Elizabeth A. Lomasney of Lockport, Ill., junior Andrew M.
Mezeske of Holland, junior Katherine S. Paarlberg of Glen
Rock, N.J., junior Lindsay D. Pollard of Holland, junior
Kristin L. Pott of Holland and sophomore Christina J. Van
Regenmorter of Holland.
Geology -- Ancient Mystic Order of the Trilobite
Award, freshman Heather K. Qualman of Northville; the
Faculty Book Award, junior Erin L. Wysocki of Plymouth; the
Michael Visscher Memorial Book Award, freshman Laura J.
Hahnfeld of Midland; the Reinking Memorial Scholarship,
sophomore Alicia M. Kaneshiro of Kaneohe, Hawaii.
History -- Phi Alpha Theta Freshman Book Awards,
Michael J. Douma of Grandville and Joshua C. Hauser of St.
Charles, Mo.; Phi Alpha Theta Sophomore Book Awards, Philip
A. Johnson of Indianapolis, Ind., James D. Plasman of
Downers Grove, Ill., and Michael D. Van Beek of Hudsonville;
the Robert L. Melka Memorial Award, freshman Kathryn S.
DeHaan of Grand Rapids; the Metta J. Ross History Prize,
junior Adriaan Gregory Passchier of Glenn.
Kinesiology -- The Miner Stegenga Award, junior
Jodi L. Boom of Coopersville; the Susan Allie Physical
Education Award, junior Laura S. Poppema of Holland; and the
Human Kinetics Junior Book Award in Athletic Training, Anne
M. Bradley of Shaker Heights, Ohio.
Mathematics -- The John H. Kleinheksel Mathematics
Awards, sophomore Dana L. Ranschaert of Holland, junior Sara
A. Troyer of Howell, sophomore Lynette A. Wehmer of Port
Sheldon and sophomore Brian P. Yurk of Schoolcraft.
Music -- The Grace Marguerite Browning Scholarship
in Voice, junior Jonathon R. Hultgren of Harwood Heights,
Ill.; the Robert W. Cavanaugh Scholarship in Voice,
sophomore Karissa L. DeYoung of Jenison; the Delta Omicron
Scholarship (Alpha Chi Chapter), sophomore Paul L. Jackson
of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Junior-Senior Instrumental
Scholarships, junior Lauren L. Kruse of Holland and junior
Piper R. Spratt of Kalamazoo; the Junior-Senior Scholarship
in Piano, junior Susan R. Dekam of Caledonia; the Eleanor J.
Palma Memorial Award, junior Sarah E. Herman of Sylvania,
Ohio; the Jean Anderson Palmer Memorial Award in Piano,
junior Jennifer R. Walvoord of Holland; the Claryce Rozeboom
Memorial Scholarship in Organ, junior Susan R. Dekam of
Caledonia; the Donald Weener Memorial Award, junior Piper R.
Spratt of Kalamazoo; the Joyce M. Morrison Voice
Scholarship, freshmen Sara W. Luneack of Alma and Sandra L.
Voorhees of West Bloomfield.
Nursing -- The Junior Award, Laura M. Burns of Ann
Arbor; the Sophomore Pre-Nursing Award, Hilary K. Hawn of
Philosophy -- The Charles E. Lake First-Year
Memorial Prize for Philosophical Promise, Emily J. Tennant
of Pinckney; the Charles E. Lake Sophomore Memorial Prize
for Philosophical Promise, Daniel N. VanSlett of Germantown,
Physics -- Freshman Physics Book Awards, Jonathan
E. Goupell of Mt. Pleasant and John C. Siehling of Zeeland;
the Dr. Harry and Jeannette Frissel Research Scholarship,
sophomore Joseph P. Bychowski of Carol Stream, Ill.
Political Science -- Political Science Department
Book Awards, senior Vickie L. Dryfhout of Orland Park, Ill.;
junior Adam T. Eisenga of Hudsonville; freshman Joshua C.
Hauser of St. Charles, Mo.; senior Melissa L. Howe of
Dimondale; freshman Catherine E. Jones of Canton; junior
David J. Lichtenberger of Lansing; junior Jeffrey W. Lubbers
of Kentwood; junior Brooke N. Petersen of Traverse City;
senior Jacob L. Sitati of Nairobi, Kenya; freshman Abbey C.
Stauffer of Saline; junior Trevor J. Weston of Fort Gratiot;
freshman Julie M. Wilcox of Saline; and sophomore Angela M.
Zemla of Hudsonville. Renze Lyle Hoeksema Prizes in
Political Science, junior Whitney E. Hadaneck of Charlotte,
junior Elizabeth A. Schofield of Niles and junior Matthew A.
Scogin of Portage.
Psychology -- The Arthur John Terkeurst Psychology
Scholarship, junior Briony E. Peters of Menominee; the C.
James Stringer Jr. Memorial Award, junior Wendy J. Huizenga
Religion -- Religion Scholarship Awards, junior
Jodi L. Boom of Coopersville and junior Sarah L. Schripsema
of Kalamazoo. The Van Ess Scholarship Awards, junior Amanda
V. Ausen of Flint; junior Amy E. Avery of Macomb; junior
Jodi L. Boom of Coopersville; sophomore Brian L. Brugger of
Libertyville, Ill.; sophomore Daniel R. Hinz of LaGrange,
Ill.; junior Wendy J. Huizenga of Zeeland; junior Briony E.
Peters of Menominee; senior William M. Powers of South
Haven; junior Derek B. Root of Holland; sophomore Chad M.
Sampson of Portage; junior Stephanie D. Schaap of Holland;
sophomore Robert P. Schaafsma of Cadillac; junior Sarah L.
Schripsema of Kalamazoo; junior Dane R. Splinter of
Libertyville, Ill.; junior Katrina J. Tewinkle of Sheboygan,
Wis.; junior Jennifer S. Traxler of Easton, Pa.; junior
Jared H. VanNoord of Sparta; sophomore Joshua L. Vork of
Zeeland; junior Rebecca M. Wiechman of Whitmore Lake; and
junior Emily M. Wineland of Chelsea.
Theatre -- Theatre Department Freshman Awards,
Timothy C. Heck of Libertyville, Ill., and Megan M. Jewell
of Brighton; Theatre Department Sophomore Awards, James R.
Graves of Greencastle, Ind., and Lauren E. Toner of
Libertyville, Ill.; the Theatre Department Junior Award,
Jeremy M. Lydic of Holland.
Dean for the Arts and Humanities' Award --
sophomore Jane E. Bast of Grand Rapids.
Beckman Scholarship -- sophomore Jody A. Murray of
Cancer Federation Award -- senior Olga
Oleksandrivna Motorna of Kiev, Ukraine.
Dean of Students Peter Bol Award -- senior Kristyn
J. Sundstedt of Algonquin, Ill.
Dean of Students Greek Leadership Awards -- senior
Jennifer Erin McKenna of East Lansing and senior Christopher
L. Vande Bunte of Freehold, N.J.
Dean of Students Race Issues Paper Contest Award -
- senior Carrie Ann Scott of Three Rivers.
Barry M. Goldwater Scholarships -- sophomore Lee
M. Kiessel of Suttons Bay, sophomore Jody A. Murray of Grant
and junior Betty Tang of Holland.
Jurries Family Vienna Summer School Awards --
junior Rebecca A. Dignum of Cedar Springs and junior
Christopher B. Winkler of Boyne City.
Theune Family Award -- senior Aaron Michael Keck
Paul Norman Timmer Memorial Award -- sophomore
Brandon L. Guernsey of Sheridan.
Gene van Tamelen Prize for Creativity in the
Sciences-- senior Nathan Douglas Ide of Spring Lake.
Mary van Tamelen Prizes for Creativity in the Arts
-- senior Sally Lynn Smits of Denver, Colo., and senior Dan
Lee Taylor of Story City, Iowa.
Women's Issues Organization -- The Gender Issue
Paper Contest Award, seniors Melanie Lofquist of Marysville
and Kyla Moore of Kenosha, Wis.
The Post Jewelry Chapel Choir Awards, seniors Anne
Elizabeth Houseworth of Alanson; Jennifer Jean Kaufmann of
Okemos; Rebecca Lynn LaRoy of Kalamazoo; Andrew William
Nardone of Belle Mead, N.J.; Anne Katherine Pott of
Hamilton; Kristyn J. Sundstedt of Algonquin, Ill.; Rachel
Nicole Throop of Waterford; and David Timothy Van Der Laan
of Lombard, Ill.