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Math and statistics students honored with awards and scholarships


Miami University's departments of mathematics and statistics held a joint awards banquet to honor student achievements. The scholarships and awards given to students totaled $29,975 this year.

Awards and recipients:

Koehler Scholarship: Jeremy Beard, Sarah Bores, David Irwin, Rebecca Jorgensen and Evan Swihart.

Beyerly Memorial Scholarship: Patrick Judge and Terra White.

Eric E. Erickson Memorial Scholarship: Alexander Lewis.

Corwin Smith Prize: Emily Morris and Michelle Steinberg.

Western & Southern Scholarship/Internship: Emily Morris.

Albert Scholarship: Jun Yu.

Patterson Prize: Mingke Tang.

Harvey Scholarship/Prize: Nicholas Bruno, Jeremy Ferlic, Courtney Frydryk, Alexandra Furlong, James Morton, Hubbell Smith, Kara Ungerman and Madeline VanBenschoten.

Byron Smith Award: Shamal Lalvani and Mingqi Zhou.

Osmond Barton Prize: Jeffrey Bennett, Andrew Oberlin and Paul Kristoffersen.

Alumni Senior Prize: Kendall Stanley and Ben Heebsh.

Christofferson Prize: Kendall Stanley.

Eric E. Erickson Memorial Prize: Tessa Purcell, Charlotte Schaeffer and Andrew Stanek.

McFarland Prize: Lisa Werwinski.

Comer-Reynolds Memorial Award: Lisa Werwinski and Matthew Higham.

Faculty Prize: Huaqiang Xu, Melissa Freeland and Cunyang Xia.

Zoltan Balogh Memorial Award: Huaqiang Xu.

Harvey Scholarship/Prize: Peter English.

Kenneth Last Scholarship: David Seitz and Katherine Young.

Western & Southern Scholarship/Internship: Brandi Hernandez.

Ohio National Financial Scholarship: Derek Walton and Ashleigh Rissmeyer.

American Statistical Association (ASA): Amy Metlesitz, Claire Gilbert, Zizhen Zhang, Qing Ji, Nitija Kharel, Jennifer Webb and Guixia Huang.

Biometrics: Rachael Gilbert, Eunsun Yook.

Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS): Colby Keslar.

Graduate Assistant Effective Teaching Award ($200): Andrew Sage.

Society for Industrial Applied Mathematics (SIAM): Sheng Wang, Fuli Zhang, Peter McLarnan, Adam Meyers and Andrew Sage.

Mathematics Association of America (MAA): Bayli Palmer.

American Mathematical Society (AMS): Andrew Newman and Abigail Richard.


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