Department of Chemistry

2011 Academic Awards

Presented Wednesday, April 27, 2011

The Ignacio Ocasio Freshman Chemistry Achievement Award

    Highest Achievement in Freshman Chemistry

  • Deanna Pennewitt

Iota Sigma Pi / Frank Hovorka Prize

    Woman Chemistry Major with the Highest Average after Three Semesters

  • Alyssa Harker

Olin Freeman Tower Prize

    Excellence in Physical Chemistry (BA)

  • Michael Bibler

Carl F. Prutton Prize

    Scholarship in Chemistry

  • Sarah Woldemariam

W. R. Veazey Prize

    Excellence in Physical Chemistry (BS)

  • Jacob Miller

Analytical Chemistry Award

    Outstanding Analytical Chemistry

  • Andrew Chomas

Hippolyte Gruener Award

    Student Merit in Chemistry

  • Kelsey Cornelius

Charles F. Mabery Prize

    Best Thesis in Undergraduate Chemistry Research

  • Anna Owensby

Merck Index Award

    Outstanding Chemistry Student

  • Lauren Dehan

Hypercube Scholar Award

  • Sarah Woldemariam

Inorganic Chemistry Award

    Excellence in Inorganic Chemistry

  • Travis Krew

Dumitru and Gheorghe D. Mateescu Student Citizenship Award

    Undergraduate Student Recipient

  • Kara Wahlgren

Dumitru and Gheorghe D. Mateescu Student Citizenship Award

    Graduate Student Recipient

  • Brian Werry

Graduate Teaching Award

  • Chi-Hung Chuang

Graduate Dean's Instructional Excellence Award

  • Alden Voelker
  • Tennyson Doane

Outstanding Presentation

  • Sushabhan Sadhukhan

ACS Cleveland Meeting-in-Miniature – Ursuline College, Pepper Pike, OH "A Modular Isotopomer Synthesis of γ-Hydroxybutyrate (GHB) Reveals Catabolism via Alpha Oxidation" March 16, 2011

Outstanding Chemistry Alumna

  • Pauline Yen Ho

Pauline Yen Ho was presented the 2011 Outstanding Alumna Award on Wednesday, 27 April. She received her B.A. in Chemistry from Case Western Reserve University, Flora Stone Mather College in 1969. She received her M.B.A. degree with distinction in 1972 at Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management. Pauline Yen Ho was Vice-President of Strategic Marketing, Pharmaceuticals Group (Asia-Pacific, Japan, Latin America) with Johnson & Johnson from 2003-2010. She retired in April 2010 after 41 years of professional life of which 37 were with Johnson & Johnson.