College of Sciences Spotlights Exemplary Students with 2021 Awards

Six students gain special recognition for accomplishments, research in a variety of disciplines

May 7, 2021 | Atlanta, GA

One College of Sciences student is a rising fourth-year, but she spent some of her non-research hours helping incoming first year students navigate the newness of Georgia Tech. Another became the Georgia Tech hockey team’s first woman player in school history. (Yes, Georgia Tech has a hockey team.) Yet another is helping a professor build an organic meteor database.

The six College of Sciences students honored for end-of-school-year awards and scholarships offer a wide variety of accomplishments. Join us in congratulating these winners of the 2021 College of Sciences Student Awards: 

2021 A. Joyce Nickelson and John C. Sutherland Undergraduate Research Award

Presented to a student studying physics and mathematics.
Endowment gift of Jen Nickelson and John Sutherland. 

Luojia Zhang

 

2021 Roger M. Wartell and Stephen E. Brossette Award

Presented to a student who studies at the physics/math-biology interface. Endowment gift of Stephen Brossette.

Sophia Wiesenfeld

 

2021 Robert A. Pierotti Memorial Scholarship

Presented to a top graduating senior in the College. Endowment gift of the family and friends of former dean Robert Pierotti

Kalen Patton

 

2021 Mehta Phingbodhipakkiya Memorial Scholarship

Presented to a top junior in the College of Sciences. Endowment gift of Maranee Phing

Jennifer Kim

 

2021 Virginia C. and Herschel V. Clanton Jr. Scholarship

Presented to a top pre-medical student in the College of Sciences.
Endowment gift of Herschel V. Clanton.

Suraj Modi

  • Mountain View High School, Lawrenceville, graduate
  • Biology major
  • Research with Frank Rosenzweig, School of Biological Sciences 
  • Studying the integration of nutrient-sensing and pheromone-sensing pathways in Saccharomyces cerevisiae
  • Ambassador, Stamps Health Services; Biology Student Advisory Council

 

2021 Cynthia L. Bossart and James Efron Scholarship

Presented to a top out-of-state junior in the College of Sciences.
Endowment gift of Cynthia Bossart and James Efron.

Eva Erickson

For More Information Contact

Renay San Miguel
Communications Officer II/Science Writer
College of Sciences
404-894-5209