News: 2012, April 17th


Graduate School Announces 2011-2012 Award Winners

The Graduate School is pleased to announce the winners of the Merriwether Fellowship and Outstanding Graduate Student Awards for the 2011 – 2012 academic year. Winners will be honored at an awards luncheon April 26.


From this list, two students were selected for additional recognition. Stephen Marble was previously recognized as the SGA Outstanding Graduate Student, and Erika Renee Crandall received the President’s Award and W. James Samford, Jr. Foundation Scholarship.

Below is the full list:

Merriwether Fellowships

Susilpa Bommareddy (Chemical Engineering)

Michael F. Chislock (Fisheries and Allied Aquacultures)

Kailash Jajam (Mechanical Engineering)

Kevin M. Kocot (Biological Sciences)


Outstanding Doctoral Students

Erika Renee Crandall (Physics)

Hector Joaquin Galicia (Chemical Engineering)

Ryan J. Kelly (Human Development and Family Studies)

Shikai Liu (Fisheries and Allied Aquacultures)

Zhen Liu (Polymer and Fiber Engineering)

Samuel W. Logan (Kinesiology)

Stephen Christopher Marble (Horticulture)

Christopher McClure (Biological Sciences)

Donglin Hu (Electrical and Computer Engineering)

Desiree Wanders (Anatomy, Physiology and Pharmacology)


Outstanding Master’s Students

Elizabeth Jane Barrett (Clinical Sciences)

Lowell Stafford Brown (Mechanical Engineering)

Alexander E. Chan (Human Development and Family Studies)

Garrard Conley (English)

Jeffrey Keevan (Geology)

Seth Kendall Hill (Pharmacy Care Systems)

David Mante (Civil Engineering)

Kelly Roper Martin (Consumer Affairs)

Tabitha K. Welch (Animal Sciences)

Charles James White (Chemical Engineering)

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