The James R.T. Hewett Biology in recognition of outstanding achievement in the Biology Department was given to James Lau ’17. James graduated as the Valedictorian of the Class of 2017 and will be attending Eastern Virginia Medical School in the fall.
The H.B. Overcash Prize for outstanding achievement among pre-health junior students was awarded to Nicholas Chase ’18.
The two Sophomore Academic Excellence Awards for highest GPA in the sophomore class were both given to biologists. First awarded was Biochemistry and Molecular Biology major Blake Martin ’19.
Next awarded was Biology major Coleman Johnson ’19.
Finally, to show that Biology majors appreciate the full gamut of the liberal arts, Biology major David Bushhouse ’19 received the Sallie Wright Harrison award from the Department of English for his poem which considered the origins of his last name.