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Student Awards 2005
On Friday, April 1, the department welcomes its most impressive students and their families to the annual awards banquet at the Alumni House. We are lucky to have so many outstanding students, and it is always difficult to select just a few to honor. Here is the list of the recipients for this year.
Thanks to generous contributions to the Mathematics Endowment Fund, we will be awarding Department Scholarships to the following students. The selection criteria included a personal essay, grade point average, letters of recommendation, and extra-curricular mathematical endeavors.
Outstanding Sophomore Award
Matthew Stamps is the recipient of the Outstanding Sophomore Award, which recognizes his achievements early in his academic career, and encourages continued success in mathematics. Matthew will be participating in the REU program at Valparaiso this summer.
Department Senior Awards
The following students are being honored as recipients of Department Senior Awards for their excellent work in the mathematics major, and their overall contributions to the department:
Miriam Schaefer Scholarship
We are excited that the Michigan Council of Teachers of Mathematics has chosen once again to honor a Grand Valley student with the Miriam Schaefer Scholarship. Tarah McCarthy, a mathematics major concentrating on elementary education, is one of five statewide recipients this year
Pi Mu Epsilon Inductees
The Mathematics Department is pleased to be inducting 14 students into the GVSU chapter of Pi Mu Epsilon, the national mathematics honor society