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Student and Faculty Awards and Accomplishments

Our 2015 Fall Tea Awards Banquet was held November 6, 2015. This program recognizes and awards our outstanding students and honors and remembers people who have made an impact on our lives. The awards presented included:

  • The David C. McIntyre Memorial Scholarship – Timothy Crull
  • Mikal Lynn Sousa Memorial Scholarship – Josh Smith, Daniel Smith
  • Newell C. Cook Sr. and Jr. Scholarship – Stefan Harry
  • Park Wiseman Scholarship – Seth Abels, Devon Current, Jordan Hartung, Caleb Havlin, Alyssa Heintschel, Taylor Key, Benjamin O'Brien, Abygail Waggoner
  • Sandra K. And Robert J. Morris Scholarship- Katherine Bird, Cory Diemler
  • Cardinal Chemist Scholarship - Dayna Arnett, Alyssa Williams, Ryan DeRue
  • D.J. Angus Scientech Chemistry Award - Adam Linscott
  • General Chemistry - Kheiria Benkato, Alayna Blum, Timothy Crull, Megan Frederick, Joseph Hannon, Alyssa Heintschel, David Huston, Geneva LaForce, Ben O'Brien, Susan Schumaker, Kayln Stensrud, Matthew Terrell, Abygail Waggoner, Anna-Kay West


The following graduating seniors received awards at our Annual Senior Recognition Banquet on April 16, 2015: 

  • Ralph Joyner Positive Attitude Award - Eric Cale 
  • Outstanding Senior Award - Amie Baker 
  • Outstanding Performance by a Pre-Professional Chemist - Jordan Reiber 
  • Excellence In Undergraduate Research - Joseph Vogel, Evan Jones 
  • Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award - Kyle Baseden 
  • Excellence in Graduate Student Research Award - Tobias Morris 
  • Excellence in Graduate Student Teaching Award - Teage Drinnon 
  • Outstanding Achievement in Interdisiplinary Academics and Research - Heidi Noneman 


The Student Affiliates of the American Chemical Society (ACS) won an Honorable Mention at the National ACS Meeting in New Orleans for recognition of their service and also won an Outstanding Organization Public Service Award from the Ball State Student Voluntary Services.

Our faculty members have a long history of being outstanding teachers. In 2008 two faculty members, Scott Pattison and Patricia Lang, were among the 10 finalists for the Excellence in Teaching Award. Lang was selected as one of the winners and taught “The Chemistry of Artists’ Pigments” as her dream course in the spring 2009.  In 2010, Tykhon Zubkov also received the Excellence in Teaching Award.  The department is proud of his accomplishments and he is able to pursue his dream course "Nanomaterials: The Chemistry Perspective" in the Spring of 2011.

Department of Chemistry
Ball State University
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Muncie, IN 47306

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