Cameron University Department of Physical Sciences honors students with awards

Cameron University’s Department of Physical Sciences honored students with awards and scholarships during a recent celebration of achievement.

The Wichita Falls/Duncan Section/American Chemical Society Senior Award was presented to Kabita Khadka, Kathmandu, Nepal.

Four students were honored with Achievement Awards made possible through the Jimmy and Virgie Stanton Endowed Lectureship in the Physical Sciences. They were Michelle Bannon and Katiya Smith, both of Lawton; Emmanuel Ilondior, Festac Town, Lagos, Nigeria; and Madison Geiger, Snyder.

Saranah Isenberg, Lawton, was recognized with the Freshman Chemistry-Sequence Awards, and Joel Ogan, Lagos, Nigeria, received the Outstanding Student Worker Award.

Scholarship recipients include Sidney McCormack, Granite, Allen L. Zisman Excellence in Chemistry Endowed Scholarship; Roosevelt Mathews, Lawton, Raymond “Red” Miller Scholarship in Chemistry; Jessica Gesell, Lawton, Billy Slabaugh Memorial Endowed Scholarship in Chemistry; and Kabina Khadka, Kathmandu, Nepal, Friends and Alumni of the Department of Physical Sciences Scholarship.

Additional scholarship recipients include Ronnie Currey, Indiahoma, and Mark Gonzales, Lawton, who each received the Physics Club Scholarship; and Eugenie Chang, Lawton, and Hunter Wurtz, Walters, who each received the Tom Brown Scholarship.

Curry and Gonzales, along with Steven Mayville and Kevin Powers, both of Lawton, were inducted into Sigma Pi Sigma, the national physics honor society.

Gesell, Mathews and McCormack were inducted into Gamma Sigma Epsilon, the national chemistry honor society. Additional inductees include Taiwo Adelusi, Lagos, Nigeria; Nikita Apriesnig, Jennifer Green, Mary Schiffinger, Billy Smith, Phoenix Tran, Charles Webber and Adrienne Wells, all of Lawton; James Cast, Medicine Park; Ifeoluwa Egbeyemi, Isolo, Nigeria; Pratik Gajurel, Rushna Shrestha and Sameep Shah, Kathmandu, Nepal; Asiana Gurung, Pokhara, Nepal; and Joseph Kheir, Cache.



May 6, 2015