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Departmental Awards

The CRC Press Chemistry Achievement Award is given annually to two students from general chemistry who have achieved an outstanding understanding of chemistry. Recipients receive theHandbook of Chemistry and Physics.
Previous Recipients
  • 2012 - Katherine Kreft and Paige Kube
  • 2011 - Joshua Goheen and Jimmy Comotto
  • 2010 - Jessica Magdeburger and Eshan Patel
  • 2009 - Christine Lynch and Diane Hagmann
  • 2008 - Khadiza Chowdhury and Meaghan Moxley
  • 2007 - Candace Gaull and William Ostrander
The Joseph H. McLain ’37 Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a rising senior who is majoring in chemistry. The scholarship, named for a longtime professor of chemistry and former Washington College president, is valued at $2,500.
Previous Recipients
  • 2012-13 - Kristen Willie
  • 2011-12 - Kelsie Jensen
  • 2010-11 - Edward Hoegg
  • 2009-10 - Erika Malow
  • 2008-09 - Caitlin Coates
  • 2007-08 - Katricia Stevens
  • 2006-07 - Edward Hohenstein
  • 2005-06 - JaneFlora Kanya
  • 2004-05 - Thomas Stromberg

The Hague Scholarship
 is awarded to a rising senior who is majoring in chemistry, with the highest grade point average in chemistry.
Previous Recipients
  • 2013-14 - Emily Sahadeo ’14

The James R. Miller ’51 Award For Excellence in Chemistry is given at Commencement to an outstanding senior majoring in chemistry or pursuing premedical studies who has demonstrated special interest and high academic achievement in chemistry.

Previous Recipients
  • 2013 -Jessica Marie Magdeburger
  • 2012 - Kelsie Elizabeth Jensen
  • 2011 - Edward Dexter Hoegg
  • 2010 - Sarah Elizabeth Macht and Heather Marie Sheridan
  • 2009 - No Award Given
  • 2008 - Katricia Michelle Stevens
  • 2007 - Chelsea Alexandra Prior
  • 2006 - Cassie Ann Slentz
  • 2005 - Kristin Ann Koenig

The Joseph H. McLain ’37 Prize is awarded to the graduating senior who shows the greatest promise for making a future contribution to human understanding of chemistry. This prize was endowed in 1982 by members of the American Pyrotechnics Association.

Previous Recipients
  • 2013 - Matthew Douglas Streeter
  • 2012 - Sean Andrew Harrison
  • 2011 - No Award Given
  • 2010 - Ericka Jean Malow
  • 2009 - Caitlin Shea Coates
  • 2008 - Katricia Michelle Stevens
  • 2007 - Edward G. Hohenstein IV
  • 2006 - Cassie Ann Slentz
  • 2005 - Daniel William Himmelberger