Lucy V. Morrow received a Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship. Lucy graduated with the Honors Program and B.A in sociology in May 2009.
Jake V. Bennett received a Goldwater Scholarship. Jake graduated with majors in both B.S. Mathematics and Physics in May 2008
Amanda L. Painter received a Freeman Scholarship. Amanda graduated in December 2006 with a B.A. in Sociology.
Jessica L. Simmers received a Goldwater Scholarship. Jessica graduated in May 2006 with majors in Biology and History.
Mary Shannon Teague received a Freeman Scholarship. Mary graduated in May 2006 with a B.A. in International Relations and with concentrations in Global Business and in East Asian Studies
Sarah E. Teitt received a Freeman Scholarship. Sarah graduated with a B.A. in International Relations, a minor in Spanish, and a concentration in East Asian Studies.
Megan E. Collins received a Freeman Scholarship. Megan graduated with two majors, International Relations and Psychology, and with a concentration in East Asian Studies.
An alumnus, Christopher G. Earnhart, received a National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Fellowship for doctoral work in immunology. He graduated with a B.A. in Biology.
Ana K. Planavsky (whose area is evolutionary biology) received Honorable Mention in the 2000-2001 NSF competition. Ana graduated with a B.S. in Biology.
Matthew L. Roberts, a junior this past year, became a Finalist in the Truman competition (one of 5 from Virginia and 230 nationwide). He graduated with a B.A. in Political Science and a minor in Computer Science.
One of our students, Adiyah A. Ali, received a Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Scholarship for Minority Students for this past academic year. She graduated with a B.A. in International Relations.
Brian B. Clark received a Udall Scholarship. Brian graduated with majors in both Environmental Science and Religion/Philosophy.
A Fulbright Award was received by an alumna, Susan M. Foster; her Fulbright was for research in Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua. Susan graduated with a B.A. in Psychology and a minor in Spanish.
Other National Recognition
In 1998, Tania L. Connor made the Third Team and in 1995 Lora Schwehr received an honorable mention of the All-USA Academic Team; both were recognized in the USA Today newspaper. Tania graduated with a B.S. in Biology; Lora graduated with majors in both Mathematics and Physics.