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Mathematics Awards Honor Student Achievement

The Department of Mathematics recognized student achievement at its annual awards dinner on May 8. The end-of-year gathering also saw the induction of new members into Pi Mu Epsilon, the honor society for mathematics.

Awards and scholarships given include:

Azelle Waltcher Scholarship – Awarded to an outstanding mathematics major who has completed no fewer than five advanced courses in mathematics.

  • Victoria Galante

Ed Ostling Award for Excellence in Mathematics

  • Matthew Tarby
Math Dept. Chair Sylvia Silberger with Laura Kesselman.
Math Dept. Chair Sylvia Silberger with Laura Kesselman.

 

Faculty Award for Excellence in Mathematics Education – Recipients are selected on the basis of scholastic achievement and their intention to enter teaching at the elementary or secondary level.

  • Laura Kesselman

Homer and Mairy Demetriou Scholarship – Awarded to outstanding mathematics majors who have completed their sophomore year and taken at least one advanced course toward their major. The recipients should have expressed intention to pursue a career related to mathematics.

  • Elisabeth Blancha
  • Richard Myers
Madison Scheffer, Liana Coccobizzo and Richard Myers received certificates for taking the Putnam Exam.
Madison Scheffer, Liana Coccobizzo and Richard Myers received certificates for taking the Putnam Exam.

Outstanding Senior in Pure Mathematics

  • Thomas Dickson

Outstanding Senior in Applied Mathematics

  • Amanda Lesar

Sylvia Pines Memorial Scholarship – Awarded to an upper-class female student who has taken the first course towards a mathematics major or minor and who intends to pursue a professional career in mathematics or science.

  •  Waseet Kazmi

Tutoring Awards

  • Thomas Dickson
  • Laura Kesselman

 

Jason Belanger
Jason Belanger

Freshman/Sophomore Awards – Given to outstanding mathematics students in their freshman or sophomore year.

 

  • Matheus Amaral
  • Lauren Acone
  • Jason Belanger
  • Mayank Jain
  • Liam Lang
  • Stephanie Nagel
  • Grainne O’Neil
  • Mazharul Onim
  • Michael Nino
  • Yixuan (Laura) Xiong
  • Takuma Yasuda
  • Benjamin Marx
  • Gent Gjonbalaj

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