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22nd Annual Scholarship & Alumni Celebration

The 22nd Annual Department of Chemistry Scholarship & Alumni Celebration was held on April 7, 2009, at the USF Alumni Center. Dr. Brian Space, as the Associate Chair for Chemistry, hosted the celebration. Senior Vice Provost Dwayne Smith bid the guests welcome and offered continued encouragement to the students. Dr. Julia R. Burdge was the Outstanding Alumna and keynote speaker. She received her M.S. in Chemistry from USF in 1990.

Event coordinator Cheryl Graham. Beautiful chemistry themed centerpiece. Welcome by Dr. Dwayne Smith, Senior Vice Provost.
Dr. Stanko presents the Outstanding Alumni Award to Dr. Julia Burdge. Keynote Address by Dr. Julia Burdge. Introdution by Dr. Brian Space.
Announcement of Chemistry Honor Roll by Dr. Julie Harmon. Chemistry Honor Roll recipients. Chemistry Honor Roll recipients.
Chemistry Honor Roll recipients. The 2009 Chemistry Honor Roll recipients. Dr. Milt Johnston presents the General Chemistry Award to Justin Thompson.
Dr. Peter Zhang announces the Organic Chemistry Award. Charles Myers receives the Organic Chemistry Award. Michael Glidden receives the Physical Chemistry award.  Presented by Dr. Rebecca O'Malley.
Dr. David Merkler announces the Biochemistry Award. David Arboleda recieves the Biochemistry Award. Jake Laun receives the Braman Analytical Chemistry award.  Presented by Dr. Abdul Malik.
Dr. Sheryl Li presents the ACS Analytical Chemistry award to Karin Thatcher. Dr. Edwin Rivera presents the Hypercube Scholar award to Mario Martinez. Dr. Dean Martin announces the Phi Lambda Upsilon Award.
Dr. Vicky Lykourinou announces the American Institute of Chemists Award. Timothy Bender and Bashar Al-Turk announce the Chemistry Society Scholarship award recipient. Katherine Bliven recieves the Chemistry Society Scholarship.
Dr. Patricia Muisener presents the Outstanding B.S. Chemistry Major award to Karin Thatcher. Dr. Mike Zaworotko announces the Outstanding Biomedical Science Award. Dr. Jennifer Lewis presents the Maybury Department Scholarship Award to Charles Myers.
Vaiva Gustainyte receives the Zaworotko Department Scholarship Award.  Presented by Dr. Jennifer Lewis. Dr. Li-June Ming presents the Richard Bowman Scholarship Award to Crytal Tenn and Karin Thatcher. Dr. Kirpal Bisht announces the Wenzinger Scholarship Award.
Mario Martinez receives the Wenzinger Scholarship Award. Nicholas Zoumberos receives the Worrell Memorial Scholarship Award.  Presented by Dr. Mike Zaworotko. Frederick Stull receives the T.C. Owen Undergraduate Research Award.  Presented by Dr. Robert Potter.
Dr. Wayne Guida announces the Clear Springs Undergraduate Research Award. Judy Trplett receives the Clear Springs Undergraduate Research Award. Closing remarks by Dr. Brian Space.