Scholars at SIU

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Nathan Colley

Nathan Colley

Nathan Colley, a Chemistry major from Staunton, IL, received an honorable mention award for the 2014-15 Goldwater scholarship for Math, Science and Engineering.

Edith Ortiz

Edith Ortiz

Edith Ortiz, a Math Education major from Joliet, IL, was named a 2013 Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholar. She studied abroad in Chile and, upon her return, produced a bilingual educational video to promote study abroad programs.

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Lee Stewart

Lee Stewart, a Political Science major from Dowell, IL, was named to the 2011 USA Today All-USA College Academic First-Team.

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Jessica Stout

Jessica Stout, a Physiology major from Taylorsville, IL, was named to the USA Today All-USA College Academic First-Team.

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Jordan Kabat

Jordan Kabat, a Civil Engineering major from Waltonville, IL, was named to the 2011 USA Today All-USA College Academic Third-Team.

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Derrek Langwith

Derreck Langwith, a Linguistics major from Sparta, IL, was chosen to present his research at the 2011 "Posters on the Hill" in Washington D.C.

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Jennifer Murray

Jennifer Murray, a Political Science and Economics major from O'Fallon, IL, was named to the 2010 USA Today All-USA College Academic Team.

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Lucas Pulley

Lucas Pulley, a Mechanical Engineering major from Gibson City, IL, was named to the 2010 USA Today All-USA College Academic Team.

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Andrew Dennhart

Andrew Dennhart, a Zoology major from East Moline, IL, was named to the 2010 USA Today All-USA College Academic Team. In 2009 he was selected as a recipient of Posters on the Hill competition.

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Joe Batir

Joe Batir, a Geology major from Channahon, IL, was named a 2008 Morris K. Udall Scholar, a 2009 Fulbright Scholar, and a 2009 USA Today All-USA College Academic Team Member.

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Lisa Furby

Lisa Furby, a Mechanical Engineering major from Carbondale, IL, was named to the USA Today All-USA College Academic Team. She is also a 2009 Barry M. Goldwater Scholar Honorable Mention.

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Sean Goodin

Sean Goodin, a Physiology and Philosophy major from Red Bud, IL, was named to the 2009 USA Today All-USA College Academic Team.

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Chris Williams

Chris Williams, a Civil Engineering major from West Frankfort, IL, was awarded a 2009 Phi Kappa Phi Graduate Fellowship and a 2009 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Honorable Mention.

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Jared Burde

Jared Burde, a Physics and Electrical Engineering major from Carbondale, IL, was awarded a 2008 Phi Kappa Phi Graduate Fellowship and a 2007 Barry M. Goldwater.

Erin Shanle

Erin Shanle, a Biochemistry major from Cobden, IL, was named a 2007 Barry M. Goldwater Scholar.

Fahran Robb

Fahran Robb, an Agricultural Information and Political Science major from Pinckneyville, IL, was named to the 2007 USA Today All-USA College Academic Honorable Mention Team and was awarded a 2007 Phi Kappa Phi Graduate Fellowship. In 2006, she was named to the USA Today All-USA College Academic Third Team and was named a Morris K. Udall Honorable Mention in 2005 and 2006.

Kathleen Lask

Kathleen Lask, a Physics and Mathematics major from Mendon, IL, was named a 2006 Barry M. Goldwater Scholar.

Austin Mohr

Austin Mohr, a Mathematics and computer science major from Marion, IL, was named a 2006 Barry M. Goldwater Scholar.

Donald Tempinson

Donald Tempinson, a Civil Engineering major from Lebanon, IL, won a 2005 "rising junior" scholarship from the Department of Homeland Security.

Teresa Gisburne

Teresa Gisburne, a Zoology major from Elmhurt, IL, was named a 2004 Barry M. Goldwater Scholar.

Ralphi Rechitsky

Raphi Rechitsky, a Sociology and Philosophy major from Northbrook, IL, was named a 2004 Morris K. Udall Scholar.