Prizes & Awards

GW Award Winner Matthew Lish BS Chemistry and Savannah Gutherie GW Commencement Speaker GW Commencement Speaker Savannah Guthrie and Award winner Matthew Lish, BS Chemistry '19 ( Photo Credit: University Press George Washington University)

CHEMISTRY DEPARTMENT PRIZES AND AWARDS 2019

ALPHA CHI SIGMA: Awarded to the graduating senior with the highest academic record in chemistry courses (with at least 16 hours at GWU).

Matthew Lish

AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY - Division of Analytical Chemistry: Awarded to a student completing his or her junior year and who has demonstrated excellence in Analytical Chemistry.

George Logan Bartholomew

AMERICAN  CHEMICAL SOCIETY -  Division  of Inorganic Chemistry  Undergraduate  Award:  Awarded  to a student who has demonstrated excellence in inorganic chemistry at the undergraduate level and whose  future  plans  include a career in chemistry.

Caroline Racke

AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY - Division of Organic Chemistry Undergraduate Award: Awarded to a student who has demonstrated excellence in organic chemistry at the undergraduate level and whose  future  plans  include  a  career  in chemistry.

Matthew Lish

AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY -Division of Physical Chemistry Undergraduate Award: Awarded to a student who has demonstrated excellence in physical chemistry at the undergraduate level and whose future plans include a career  using chemistry .

Ujwal Boddeti

AMERICAN   INSTITUTE OF  CHEMISTS:    Awarded to a senior graduate student and graduating  senior  majoring  in  chemistry. who excel in scholarship, integrity and leadership.

Graduate

Diane Michelle Bailey

Undergraduate

Hayley E. Seal

A. D. BRITT MEMORIAL, MADELEINE REINES JACOBS, AND CHARLES AND ELMA NAESER FUND: Awarded to one or more outstanding junior or senior undergraduate majors to carry out research in the summer.

MADELEINE REINES JACOBS:  Justin Hachey, Molly Little, Samantha Vaccaro, Anna Steiner, Miren Lopez Lascurain

A.D. BRITT: George Logan Bartholomew, Haley Meyers, Samuel Kirby

CHARLES AND ELMA NAESER: Tina Tran

CHEMICAL SOCIETY OF WASHINGTON PRIZE: Awarded to the outstanding junior majoring in chemistry .

Selene Ramer

BYRNE THURTELL BURNS MEMORIAL PRIZE: Awarded to the  graduating  chemistry  major  who  has  shown  the greatest proficiency in organic chemistry as demonstrated by a written examination.

Matthew Lish and Caroline Racke

WILLIAM E. FITCH PRIZE: Awarded to the graduating chemistry major with the best written comprehensive examination in chemistry.

Caroline Racke

CHEMICAL RUBBER COMPANY FRESHMAN CHEMISTRY ACHIEVEMENT AWARD: Awarded to

one or more freshmen who have achieved the highest records in their respective sections of lntroductory Chemistry.

Nur Bookwala, Angelina Pompilio, and Layla Serna

BENJAMIN D. VAN EVERA MEMORIAL PRIZE: Awarded to the most effective Graduate  Teaching  Assistants  in  Chemistry .

Kenneth Heidel, Jessica Shott and Savannah Sierco

Chemistry Department Prizes and Awards

2018


ALPHA CHI SIGMA: Awarded to the graduating senior with the highest academic record in chemistry courses (with at least 16 hours at GWU).
JACQUELINE DYER


AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY: Awarded to a student completing his or her junior year and who has demonstrated excellence in Analytical Chemistry.
HAYLEY SEAL


AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY – Division of Inorganic Chemistry Undergraduate Award: Awarded to a student who has demonstrated excellence in chemistry at the undergraduate level and whose future plans include a career in chemistry.
JACQUELINE DYER


AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY – Division of Organic Chemistry Undergraduate Award: Awarded to a student who has demonstrated excellence in organic chemistry at the undergraduate level and whose future plans include a career in chemistry.
FAHIM-FARAAZ SYED


AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF CHEMISTS: Awarded to a senior graduate student and graduating senior majoring in chemistry, who excel in scholarship, integrity and leadership.
Graduate
NATHAN BANEK AND CAMILLE LOMBARD-BANEK
Undergraduate
LOGAN MALIK


A. D. BRITT MEMORIAL, MADELEINE REINES JACOBS, AND CHARLES AND ELMA NAESER FUND: Awarded to one or more outstanding junior or senior undergraduate majors to carry out research in the summer.
MADELEINE REINES JACOBS: KUSUMA DEVI ALAPARTHI, KEIRA CULLEY, MATTHEW LISH, HALEY MEYERS, SELENE RAMER
A.D. BRITT: GEORGE BARTHOLOMEW, JUSTIN HACHEY
CHARLES AND ELMA NAESER: TINA TRAN
CHEMICAL SOCIETY OF WASHINGTON PRIZE: Awarded to the outstanding junior majoring in chemistry.
MATTHEW LISH


BYRNE THURTELL BURNS MEMORIAL PRIZE: Awarded to the graduating chemistry major who has shown the greatest proficiency in organic chemistry as demonstrated by a written examination.
FAHIM-FARAAZ SYED


WILLIAM E. FITCH PRIZE: Awarded to the graduating chemistry major with the best written comprehensive examination in chemistry.
SARAH CHACHULA


CHEMICAL RUBBER COMPANY FRESHMAN CHEMISTRY ACHIEVEMENT AWARD: Awarded to one or more freshmen who have achieved the highest records in their respective sections of Introductory Chemistry.
SHALEEN ARORA SPENCER HUTCHINS PETER SONG


BENJAMIN D. VAN EVERA MEMORIAL PRIZE: Awarded to the most effective Graduate Teaching Assistants in Chemistry.
HALEY BUTMAN AND MAEGAN DAILEY


Congratulations to all the award recipients!

ALPHA CHI SIGMA: Awarded to the graduating senior with the highest academic record in chemistry courses (with at least 16 hours at GWU).
JULIA MAGLIOZZO


AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY: Awarded to a student completing his or her junior year and who has demonstrated excellence in Analytical Chemistry.
JACQUELINE DYER


AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY – Division of Inorganic Chemistry Undergraduate Award: Awarded to a student who has demonstrated excellence in chemistry at the undergraduate level and whose future plans include a career in chemistry.
JULIA MAGLIOZZO


AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY – Division of Organic Chemistry Undergraduate Award: Awarded to a student who has demonstrated excellence in organic chemistry at the undergraduate level and whose future plans include a career in chemistry.
ABIGAIL PEPIN


AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF CHEMISTS: Awarded to a senior graduate student and graduating senior majoring in chemistry, who excel in scholarship, integrity and leadership.
Graduate
KOREY CARTER
Undergraduate
DANIEL COOKSEY


A. D. BRITT MEMORIAL, MADELEINE REINES JACOBS, AND CHARLES AND ELMA NAESER FUND: Awarded to one or more outstanding junior or senior undergraduate majors to carry out research in the summer.
MADELEINE REINES JACOBS: KUSUMA DEVI ALAPARTHI, SARAH CHACHULA, PRAVIN FORSEKA, AND EUN PARK
A.D. BRITT: KAVYA SAMUDRALA
C.R. AND E.M. NAESER: LOGAN MALIK


CHEMICAL SOCIETY OF WASHINGTON PRIZE: Awarded to the outstanding junior majoring in chemistry.
JACQUELINE DYER


BYRNE THURTELL BURNS MEMORIAL PRIZE: Awarded to the graduating chemistry major who has shown the greatest proficiency in organic chemistry as demonstrated by a written examination.
DANIEL COOKSEY


WILLIAM E. FITCH PRIZE: Awarded to the graduating chemistry major with the best written comprehensive examination in chemistry.
NATANIEL BACHTEL


CHEMICAL RUBBER COMPANY FRESHMAN CHEMISTRY ACHIEVEMENT AWARD: Awarded to one or more freshmen who have achieved the highest records in their respective sections of Introductory Chemistry.
TAYLOR BREWER ANNA REN SAMANTHA VACCARO


BENJAMIN D. VAN EVERA MEMORIAL PRIZE: Awarded to the most effective Graduate Teaching Assistants in Chemistry.
RACHELLE JACOBSON AND RINIPAL KAUR
 

ALPHA CHI SIGMA:  Awarded to the graduating senior with the highest academic record in chemistry courses (with at least 16 hours at GWU).

RICHARD M. FISHER

AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY:  Awarded to a student completing his or her junior year and who has demonstrated excellence in Analytical Chemistry. 

ABIGAIL N. PEPIN

AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY – Division of Inorganic Chemistry Undergraduate Award:  Awarded to a student who has demonstrated excellence in chemistry at the undergraduate level and whose future plans include a career in chemistry. 

HANNAH S. YI

AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY – Division of Organic Chemistry Undergraduate Award:  Awarded to a student who has demonstrated excellence in organic chemistry at the undergraduate level and whose future plans include a career in chemistry.

RICHARD M. FISHER

AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF CHEMISTS:  Awarded to a senior graduate student and graduating senior majoring in chemistry, who excel in scholarship, integrity and leadership.

JASON LAU

Undergraduate

SARA WAGNER

A. D. BRITT MEMORIAL, MADELEINE REINES JACOBS, AND CHARLES AND ELMA NAESER FUND:  Awarded to one or more outstanding junior or senior undergraduate majors to carry out research in the summer.

MADELEINE REINES JACOBS

 JACQUELINE DYER AND KAVYA SAMUDRALA

A.D. BRITT:  LOGAN MALIK

 

BYRNE THURTELL BURNS MEMORIAL PRIZE:  Awarded to the graduating chemistry major who has shown the greatest proficiency in organic chemistry as demonstrated by a written examination.

RICHARD M. FISHER AND HANNAH S. YI

WILLIAM E. FITCH PRIZE:  Awarded to the graduating chemistry major with the best written comprehensive examination in chemistry.

HANNAH S. YI

CHEMICAL RUBBER COMPANY FRESHMAN CHEMISTRY ACHIEVEMENT AWARD:  Awarded to one or more freshmen who have achieved the highest records in their respective sections of Introductory Chemistry.

HAYLEY SEAL

BENJAMIN D. VAN EVERA MEMORIAL PRIZE:  Awarded to the most effective Graduate Teaching Assistants in Chemistry.

JENNIFER A. GIACCAI, XU WANG

ALPHA CHI SIGMA:  Awarded to the graduating senior with the highest academic record in chemistry courses (with at least 16 hours at GWU).

JOHN KOPRIVA

AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY:  Awarded to a student completing his or her junior year and who has demonstrated excellence in Analytical Chemistry. 

JENNA SARTUCCI

AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY – Division of Inorganic Chemistry Undergraduate Award:  Awarded to a student who has demonstrated excellence in chemistry at the undergraduate level and whose future plans include a career in chemistry. 

KARA THOMAS

AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY – Division of Organic Chemistry Undergraduate Award:  Awarded to a student who has demonstrated excellence in organic chemistry at the undergraduate level and whose future plans include a career in chemistry.

JOHN KOPRIVA

AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF CHEMISTS:  Awarded to a senior graduate student and graduating senior majoring in chemistry, who excel in scholarship, integrity and leadership.

GAIL CLEMENTS

Undergraduate

SYDNEY MORRIS

A. D. BRITT MEMORIAL, MADELEINE REINES JACOBS, AND CHARLES AND ELMA NAESER FUND:  Awarded to one or more outstanding junior or senior undergraduate majors to carry out research in the summer.

MADELEINE REINES JACOBS:  JENNA SARTUCCI and HANNAH YI

A.D. BRITT:  LIHUI BAI

CHEMICAL SOCIETY OF WASHINGTON PRIZE:  Awarded to the outstanding junior majoring in chemistry. 

RICHARD FISHER

 

BYRNE THURTELL BURNS MEMORIAL PRIZE:  Awarded to the graduating chemistry major who has shown the greatest proficiency in organic chemistry as demonstrated by a written examination.

MIKAELA PYRCH

WILLIAM E. FITCH PRIZE:  Awarded to the graduating chemistry major with the best written comprehensive examination in chemistry.

SYDNEY MORRIS

CHEMICAL RUBBER COMPANY FRESHMAN CHEMISTRY ACHIEVEMENT AWARD:  Awarded to one or more freshmen who have achieved the highest records in their respective sections of Introductory Chemistry.

ABDULAZIZ BAKHSHWIN,                      CONNOR FORSYTHE and TALYA WEINSHEL 

BENJAMIN D. VAN EVERA MEMORIAL PRIZE:  Awarded to the most effective Graduate Teaching Assistants in Chemistry.

MICHELLE BAILEY, JOHN BAIN, AND JASON LAU

ALPHA CHI SIGMA:  Awarded to the graduating senior with the highest academic record in chemistry courses (with at least 16 hours at GWU).

ANETA KOWALSKI AND SPIRIDON VONORTAS

AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY:  Awarded to a student completing his or her junior year and who has demonstrated excellence in Analytical Chemistry. 

JOHN KOPRIVA

AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY – Division of Inorganic Chemistry Undergraduate Award:  Awarded to a student who has demonstrated excellence in chemistry at the undergraduate level and whose future plans include a career in chemistry. 

THOMAS SAVAGE

AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY – Division of Organic Chemistry Undergraduate Award:  Awarded to a student who has demonstrated excellence in organic chemistry at the undergraduate level and whose future plans include a career in chemistry.

NICHOLAS GASKILL

AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF CHEMISTS:  Awarded to a senior graduate student and graduating senior majoring in chemistry, who excel in scholarship, integrity and leadership.

Graduate

PAULA M. CANTOS

Undergraduate

EMMELINE HA

A. D. BRITT MEMORIAL, MADELEINE REINES JACOBS, AND CHARLES AND ELMA NAESER FUND:  Awarded to one or more outstanding junior or senior undergraduate majors to carry out research in the summer.

MADELEINE REINES JACOBS:  RICHARD FISHER, SYDNEY MORRIS, KARA THOMAS, and JOHN-HANSON MACADO

A.D. BRITT:  DANIEL BERNSTEIN

CHEMICAL SOCIETY OF WASHINGTON PRIZE:  Awarded to the outstanding junior majoring in chemistry. 

KARA THOMAS

BYRNE THURTELL BURNS MEMORIAL PRIZE:  Awarded to the graduating chemistry major who has shown the greatest proficiency in organic chemistry as demonstrated by a written examination.

NICHOLAS GASKILL AND SPIRIDON VONORTAS

WILLIAM E. FITCH PRIZE:  Awarded to the graduating chemistry major with the best written comprehensive examination in chemistry.

THOMAS SAVAGE AND SPIRIDON VONORTAS

CHEMICAL RUBBER COMPANY FRESHMAN CHEMISTRY ACHIEVEMENT AWARD:  Awarded to one or more freshmen who have achieved the highest records in their respective sections of Introductory Chemistry.

NATHANIEL BACHTEL,               MELANIE ECCLES, NICOLAS FRANCONE 

BENJAMIN D. VAN EVERA MEMORIAL PRIZE:  Awarded to the most effective Graduate Teaching Assistants in Chemistry.

MATTHEW FINN AND R. CARL BROTHERS