Undergraduate Awards

Departmental Undergraduate Awards for 2014

John McClain Medallion
Recognizes outstanding academic performance. Usually awarded to undergraduate(s) with top GPA among graduating Biology majors.

  • Noor F. Shaik

Lawrence C. Gallen Award
Recognizes academic performance combined with service to the Department of Biology.

  • Erin P. Geraghty
  • Paul T. Insley
  • Melissa A. Lang

Past History of Departmental Undergraduate Awards

John McClain Medallion

  • 2013: Robert N. Stuver
  • 2012: Ellie M. Garbade, Nicole M. Rocha
  • 2011: Antonio N. Villamor III
  • 2010: Theresa C. Henry, Christine M. Martin
  • 2009: Sara Fridinger, Heather Lander
  • 2008: Matthew Heslin
  • 2007: Patrick Kane
  • 2006: Morgan Jones
  • 2005: Kristen Nicole Carey, Adrienne Maria Laury
  • 2004: Michael Schmidt
  • 2003: Marcie Wynkoop
  • 2002: Elizabeth Farrell, Margot Montgomery
  • 2001: Michelle Kobbe, D. Chimene Richa
  • 2000: Elizabeth McIlmoyle, Benjamin Olenchock

Lawrence C. Gallen Award

  • 2013: Stephen E. Marcaccio, Laura E. Solomon
  • 2012: Chelsey M Ciambella, Arianna L. Kuhn, Justin M. Saunders
  • 2011: Giana C. Bistani, Charles P. Hannon, and Antonio V. Pullano
  • 2010: Kristen D. Rappisi, Shreya P. Trivedi
  • 2009: Katherine Bering, Jose James, Heather Lander
  • 2008: Erin Brault, Kristin DiGregorio, Aishat Mohammed
  • 2007: Aldo V. Londino, Bryan J. Zimdahl
  • 2006: Michelle I. Cifone, Thomas Kennedy, Scot A. Niglio
  • 2005: Samantha Cerra, Abraham Chacko
  • 2004: Joseph LaConti, Christopher Mitchell
  • 2003: Dena M. Vallano, Mariusz Wojnarski
  • 2002: Jonathan Shirey
  • 2001: Rameen Starling-Roney, Kelly Van Train
  • 2000: Sejal Patel, Anthony Tomassi, Leah Urbaniak

Merck Award for Outstanding Research

  • 2011: Sean deWolf

Leonardo da Vinci Award

Recognizes outstanding academic performance among Honors-Science majors. Listed here when recipient was a Biology-Honors major.

  • 2012: Lauren Adderly
  • 2007: David N. Hoke, Jr.
  • 2002: Wilhelmina Innes
  • 2000: Christopher LaRosa

Other Awards and Student Recognition

Recent National Scholarships, Awards, and Recognition

  • 2007: Bryan Zimdahl, Gates Cambridge Scholarship, finalist
  • 2007: Emily Brault, Udall Scholarship, honorable mention
  • 2006: Morgan A. Jones, Rhodes Scholarship, finalist (New York region)
  • 2005: Morgan A. Jones, Goldwater Scholarship (immunology)
  • 2005: Kristen Carey, Marshall Scholarship, finalist
  • 2005: Imran Punekar, Fulbright scholarship

See also the Office of Undergraduate Grants and Awards list.

Related Links

Office of Undergraduate Grants and Awards

Research Awards received by Villanova Biology Students

 

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