The Edmond Sun

Education

June 10, 2014

Edmond students receive UCO scholarships

EDMOND — The University of Central Oklahoma College of Mathematics and Science recently awarded scholarships to several Edmond students in recognition of academic excellence and outstanding service to the university.

“I am extremely proud of our scholarship and award recipients and applaud them for the excellence and dedication that these awards represent,” said Charlotte Simmons, dean of Central’s College of Mathematics and Science.

“Since many of our students must balance their coursework with outside jobs, this financial assistance will allow them to focus on their studies and more fully engage in the transformative learning experiences that are characteristic of our college. We are grateful to our alumni and benefactors of our college whose generosity made these awards possible.”

The recipients are as follows:

• Morgan Adjovi, a junior nursing major, received the Martin Family Foundation Scholarship, worth $5,000, and the Dr. Robert Curley Scholarship, worth $500.

• Cody Bahavar, a junior engineering physics major, received the Emeritus Faculty Association Scholarship, worth $1,000.

• Cody Braun, a biology graduate student, received the Dr. Ethel Derrick Scholarship, worth $750.

• Faaez Chishti, a freshmen computer science major, received the John Taylor Beresford Endowed Scholarship, worth $2,500.

• Zachariah Cooper, a senior nursing student, received the Billie Heinzig Muzny Endowed Scholarship, worth $2,500.

• Joel Darling, a sophomore computer science major, received the John Taylor Beresford Endowed Scholarship, worth $3,000.

• Vanne Ekome Eya’a, a freshman computer science major, received the John Taylor Beresford Endowed Scholarship, worth $2,500.

Kaitlin Goetz, a junior nursing major, received the Martin Family Foundation Scholarship, worth $5,000.

• Tyler Grubb, a junior engineering physics and biomedical engineering major, received the Engineering and Physics Scholarship, worth $1,000.

• Ara Han, a senior mathematics-actuarial science major, received the Dr. Michael Metzger Scholarship, worth $2,000.

• Solemanul Haque, a senior biology and pre-dental major, received the Dr. Lee Beasley Endowed Scholarship for Pre-Dental, worth $1,000.

• Mona Hilal, a junior chemistry and health sciences major, received the Dr. Tom and Carolyn Kupiec Scholarship, worth $500.

• Donghan Lee, a junior computer science major, received the John Taylor Beresford Endowed Scholarship, worth $4,500.

• James Mathis, a junior engineering physics and biomedical engineering major, received the Engineering and Physics Scholarship, worth $1,000.

• William McClain, a senior computer science major, received the Jan Douglas Endowed Scholarship for Computer Science, worth $500.

• Meagan Miller, a senior nursing major, received the Martin Family Foundation Scholarship, worth $5,000.

• Shirley Muya, a sophomore chemistry major, received the Dr. Fred Grosz Scholarship, worth $500.

• Tracy Oh, a senior nursing major, received the Martin Family Foundation Scholarship, worth $5,000.

• Amber Pinkerton, a junior mathematics-actuarial science major, received the American Fidelity Assurance Scholarship, worth $1,500.

• Neushan Pradhan, a sophomore engineering physics-mechanical systems major, received the Engineering and Physics Scholarship, worth $850.

• Ku Mee Rho, a mathematics education graduate student, received the Latisha Pollard Coffey Scholarship, worth $200.

• Kimberly Roach, a senior nursing major, received the Mary Ellen Lovelace Scholarship, worth $500.

• Paul Scaggs, a senior mathematics-actuarial science major, received the American Fidelity Assurance Scholarship, worth $1,500.

• Selina Schoel, a senior nursing major, received the Kecia De Ann Stevens Scholarship, worth $2,000.

• Sarah Seiter, a junior nursing major, received the Deaconess Volunteer Auxiliary Scholarship, worth $633.

• John Semands, a senior engineering physics major, received the Dr. Whit Marks Scholarship, worth $1,000.

• Chin Chu Tan, a senior mathematics major, received the American Fidelity Assurance Scholarship, worth $1,500.

• Michael Tran, a senior biology and pre-med major, received the Biology Department Scholarship, worth $500.

• Rohan Yadav, a junior engineering physics-mechanical systems major, received the Engineering and Physics Scholarship, worth $1,000.

• Wenxi Zeng, a senior computer science major, received the John Taylor Beresford Endowed Scholarship, worth $4,500.

For more information about the University of Central Oklahoma’s College of Mathematics and Science, visit www.uco.edu/cms.  

 

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