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.

Department Scholarships

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.

Nathaniel Burch

Nathan Johnson

Christopher Smith

Aarika Woodard

Lindsey Hobbs

Samuel Otten

Matthew Stamps

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:


Richard Bolhuis

Thomas Kennedy

Ross Lambitz

Kristina Lund

Tarah McCarthy

Jessica Roy

Lisa Toth

Ben Vugteveen

Danielle Weist

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

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