Department of Chemistry 2017 Student Awards
Author: Tam Rankin
Posted: June 23, 2017

At its 58th Annual Commencement & Awards Ceremony on Friday, June 16, 2017, the Department of Chemistry presented the following student awards:

  • George S. Hammond Award in Organic Chemistry - Award to the top student in organic chemistry: Chloe Shelby
  • Larry D. Vockler Scholarships - Two scholarships to outstanding sophomore Chemistry/Biochemistry majors in honor of Larry D. Vockler: Eleanor Adams and Sarah Florig
  • Analytical Chemistry Award - Award to the top student in analytical chemistry: Chloe Shelby
  • Clyde Johnson Award - Award to the top junior Chemistry/Biochemistry major in honor of Dr. Clyde Johnson, first department chair: Kimberly Dolan
  • Outstanding Graduating Senior - Award to the top graduating senior Chemistry/Biochemistry major: Florisela Herrejon Chavez
  • Alfred S. Levinson Award - Award to the outstanding graduate teaching assistant: Patrick Poletti
  • Paul Emmett Award - Award to the outstanding graduate student in their 4th year: Carolyn Virca
  • Carl C. Wamser Student Summer Research Scholarships - Scholarships to outstanding undergraduate research students for summer research projects: Elena Christopher-Alison and Mary Lerner
  • Philip Roberti Graduate Research Poster Award: Jenny Zhu

The Department of Chemistry congratulates its 2017 student awardees!

Images from the Department of Chemistry Commencement and Awards Ceremony and from the Portland State University Commencement Ceremony are available here. Students and family are invited to share their photos from the event with the Department.