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2023 Departmental Senior Awards

2023 Departmental Senior Awards

April 26, 2023 | By UNC-Chapel Hill Chemistry Communication

The annual Departmental Senior Awards are awarded to students demonstrating excellence in their academic studies in chemistry, research in the labs, and/or teaching in the classroom. The Rand Awards, Stern Awards, and the Venable Medal will all be presented during the graduation ceremony on May 14th for the Class of 2023. Please join us in congratulating our 2023 recipients:  

  • The Emmett Gladstone Rand Premedical Scholarship: This award is presented to exceptionally talented graduating seniors intending to pursue a career in medicine or in the allied health sciences. 
    • Reilly Mellert
    • Emily Jordan
    • Sydney Shapiro
    • Melissa Schroder 
  • David L. Stern Scholar Award: This award recognizes students at the top of our capstone laboratory courses. 
    • Samantha Machinski
    • Melissa Schroder
  • Francis P. Venable Medal: This award is given in honor of Dr. Francis P. Venable, who served as president of the University from 1900-1914, department chair of chemistry and president of the American Chemical Society.  The award is presented to the two most outstanding graduating seniors majoring in chemistry.  
    • Tien Phan
    • Maya Spencer 
  • Carrie Ann Largent Scholarship: This merit based scholarship is awarded annually to senior chemistry majors. 
    • Benjamin Nguyen
    • Kelly Yun
    • Aleigha Kozlik
    • Elliott Tucker
    • Anthony Bello

Congratulations to all our recipients! 

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