2013 Zoology awards


The 2013 Annual Zoology Awards celebration was held in Click Hall at the Conoco Phillips Alumni Center on 30 March 2013.  The banquet was well attended by our generous donors, award winners, as well as department members and their families. Award winners are listed below.


Undergraduate Students

  • Outstanding Zoology Sophomore: Ryan Samuel Greenway
  • Outstanding Zoology Junior: Brandi Nicole Gallaher
  • Outstanding Zoology Senior: Shelby Danielle Burridge
  • Outstanding Physiology Senior: Megan Anne Reidy
  • Outstanding Biological Sciences Senior: Holly Jane Wehde
  • Edwin Chappabitty, Jr. MD Scholarship: Ashley L. Lonetree
  • Edwin Chappabitty, Jr. MD Scholarship: Stacy Lynn Rutherford
  • Dr. G. Michael Steelman Scholarship: Lauren Foley

Graduate Students

  • Outstanding Zoology Masters Student: Shane A. Morrison
  • Outstanding Zoology Doctoral Student: Anna Correen Hiatt
  • Wilhm Zoology Teaching Assistant - Masters: Rachel E. Eguren
  • Wilhm Zoology Teaching Assistant - Doctoral: Medhavi Ambardar
  • S. L. “Bud” Burks Memorial Graduate Research Award: Jared M. Goos
  • Waters Grant-in-Aid of Research: Ashley R. Knoch
  • Bob and Julia Bollinger Field Research Grant: Shannon L. Andreoli
  • Wilhm Graduate Student Travel Award: Heather Ashley Stigge
  • Zoology Graduate Student Society Outstanding Masters Student: David Haines
  • Zoology Graduate Student Society Outstanding Doctoral Student: Dana Lee
  • Zoology Graduate Student Society Best Lunchtime Seminar Presentation: Heather Ashley Stigge (fall) & Priyanka Roy Chowdhury (spring)     


  • Zoology Graduate Student Society Margaret S. Ewing Outstanding Mentor Award: Dr. Michael Tobler