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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 the Handbook 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.

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