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Congratulating Our Scholars

Louis Varriano being named a Torchbearer by Vice Chancellor for Student Life, Vincent Carilli

Each year, current scholars and alumni of the Haslam Scholars Program receive numerous awards to recognize their outstanding academic, leadership, and service achievements. This year one scholar, Louis Varriano (2013 Cohort), received the university’s highest student honor, the Torchbearer award. Join us in congratulating Louis and all of the scholars on their hard work and great accomplishments.

2010 COHORT

Blake Palles

Chancellor’s Award for Extraordinary Professional Promise

2011 COHORT

Emma Hollmann

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

Kenna Rewcastle

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

2012 COHORT

Sahba Seddighi

Gates Cambridge Scholarship

Elizabeth Stanfield

National Panhellenic Council President’s Choice Award

2013 COHORT

Alex Brito

Chancellor’s Award for Extraordinary Campus Leadership and Service

Top Graduate in College Scholars Program

Fulbright semifinalist

Esther Choo

Fulbright Open Study/Research Award to South Korea

Abby Durick

Chancellor’s Award for Extraordinary Academic Achievement

Chancellor’s Award for Extraordinary Professional Promise

Ian Francis

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

Trinity Studentship in Mathematics at Cambridge University

Bryson Lype

John W. Green Scholarship at UT College of Law

Patrick McKenzie

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

Caitlin Pinkard

Seaton Fellowship at UT Haslam College of Business

Colleen Ryan

Fulbright Postgraduate Award to the United Kingdom

Louis Varriano

Torchbearer

Chancellor’s Award for Undergraduate Researcher of the Year

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

2014 COHORT

Kimberly Bress

Barry Goldwater Scholarship

Hera Jay Brown

Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Scholarship, national finalist

Internship with Middle East Collective magazine

Alex Crockett

Truman Scholarship, national finalist

Elle Johnson

Internship with Cancer Council, New South Wales, Australia

David Marsh

Research Associate at Space Hardware/Robotics Academy at Marshall Space Flight Center

Internship with Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Cody Sain

Vanderbilt Undergraduate Clinical Research Internship

Minority in Health International Research Program finalist

Gus White

Internship with Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

2015 COHORT

Ainsley Ellington

Leadership Knoxville Scholar inductee

Jack Larimer

Leadership Knoxville Scholar inductee

National Campaign for Political and Civic Engagement at Harvard University, participant

Avery Morgan

Global Leadership Scholar Internship with Member of Parliament

Mark Field and Conservative Party Association of London and Westminster

Grant Rigney

Congressional internship with Representative Jim Cooper

Julia Scott

Leadership Knoxville Scholar inductee

2016 COHORT

Oumar Souleymane-Diallo

Internship with Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Ben Cruz

Internship with Oak Ridge National Laboratory

 

If you have an accomplishment you’d like to see featured in the next newsletter, email Kevin Webster at kwebste9@utk.edu or fill out the “Share Your News” form on the Honors & Scholars Programs website, honors.utk.edu.

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