Thursday, April 29, 2010

Geography Student Awards

Congratulations to two of our geography majors who have received awards at the 2010 BSC Arts & Sciences honors Awards Day on Wednesday April 28th.

Zaine Venter received the Dr. Chester and Theresa Smolski Geography Award, created and named for Professor Smolski who graduated from BSC with a geography major in 1951. This is the first year that the award has been presented.

Aimee Higgins received the Dr. Madhu Rao Scholarship Award, endowed by current faculty member, Dr. Rao. In addition, Aimee also received the Dr. George Weygand Scholarship award, endowed by Dr. Weygand, a physics professor at BSC from 1958 to 1999.

Congratulations to both of these awardees. Just goes to show how hard work and perseverance can pay off.

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