Miami University's departments of mathematics and statistics held an awards banquet on April 4 in the Shriver Center. This year a total of $32,225 in scholarship money was awarded.
Awards and recipients:
Albert Scholarship: Courtney Frydryk, John Martin and Madeline VanBenschoten. Beyerly Memorial Scholarship: Nick Bruno. Alumni Senior Prize: Christian Adams, Greg Hawk, Zachary Evans and Yechen Qiao. Byron Smith Award: Hubbell Smith and Shamal Lalvani. Christofferson Prize: Greg Hawk and Molly McNamara. Patterson Exam Award: Jun Yu (first), Siao He, Weixiang Yu and Guanqun Zhuang (tied for second).
Koehler Scholarship: Peter English; Jeremy Ferlic; Jidong Hu; Patrick Judge; Dongran Liu; Kara Ungerman; Derek Walton; Alexandra Furlong; and Brandi Hernandez. Corwin Smith Award: Terra White and Kendall Stanley. McFarland Prize: Yixi Fu. Osmond Barton Prize: Hannah Griebner. Erikson Prize: Zachary Evans and Ethan Stanifer. Faculty Prize: David Irwin. Harvey Scholarship: Paul Kristoffersen, Ben Heebsh, Andrew Oberlin, Tessa Purcell, Andrew Stanek, Michelle Flowers, Huaqiang Xu and Lisa Werwinski. National Financial Scholarship: Derek Walton. Western & Southern Scholarship: Brandi Hernandez and Ben Heebsh.
Kenneth Last Scholarship: Melissa Freeland, Zizhen Zhang and Cunyang Xia. Statistics Faculty Prize: Samantha Noreen. Undergraduate Comer-Reynolds Memorial Award: Robert Sinko. Graduate Comer-Reynolds Memorial Award: Lisa Werwinski. Graduate Student Teaching Award: Derrek Yager.
SIAM membership: Derrek Yager, Axel Brandt and Matt Menickelly. AMS membership: Michael Cotton and Jacob Shapiro. ASA membership: Jacob Mauch and Lisa Werwinski. MAA Membership: Ben Knueven. Biometrics Membership: Traci Blonquist.