posted April 22, 2004

Sigma XI Honorees

Forty-two Hope College seniors and recent graduates received Senior Sigma Xi Awards during the college's annual Honors Convocation, held on Thursday, April 22, in Dimnent Memorial Chapel.

Sigma Xi is the Scientific Research Society. The Sigma Xi club at Hope is one of 500 clubs and chapters in North America dedicated to the encouragement, support and recognition of scientists.

The students receiving awards were:

Biology
Seth P. DeVries; Fishers, Ind.
Nathan J. Hahn; Battle Creek
Layne C. Hillman; Attica
Isabelle Phuong Le; Grand Rapids
Karina C. Machado; Hudsonville
Brian L. Murphy; Naperville, Ill.
Bradley J. Norden; Grandville
Michael J. Ross; River Forest, Ill.
Timothy R. Stowe; Holland
Melissa A. Sulok; South Bend, Ind.
John W. Swartz; Richmond
Kristi L. VanDerKolk; Holland
Ryan P. White; Byron Center
Amy C. Zwart; Grand Rapids

Chemistry
Michael J. Bury; Brighton
Matthew M. Davis; Park Forest, Ill.
Andrew J. Galerneau; Brighton
Christopher J. Goltz; Midland
Nicolas J. Grzegorczyk; Midland
Natalie M. Hosking; Noblesville, Ind.
Andrew J. Huisman; Zeeland
David H. Pridmore; Novi
Sarah E. Scholten; Grand Rapids
Adam J. Schrier; Ann Arbor
Justin M. Shorb; Scotts
Christopher J. Thibault; Grand Blanc
Matthew C. Zwier; Portage

Computer Science
Chad M. Kettner; Grand Rapids
Nathan R. Kooistra; Burnsville, Minn.
Michael H. Kopchick; Grand Rapids

Engineering
Amanda J. DeYoung; Holland
Eric J. Jongekryg; West Olive
Martha M. Luidens; Holland
John C. Siehling; Zeeland

Mathematics
Christian W. VanSlooten; Holland

Physics
Allison D. Bultemeier; Fort Wayne, Ind.
Benjamin B. Hilldore; Holland

Psychology
Pamela C. Balmer; Mason
Scott R. Hinze; Shelby
Bethany L. Martin; Richland
Audrey R. Nauta; Grand Rapids
Joy M. Pope; Hoffman Estates, Ill.