Recent Scholars

Undergraduate Awards

▼   Udall Scholarship

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Angela McGaugh 
2017 graduate in Biomedical Sciences from Pensacola FL.  Angela was also an honorable mention candidate for the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship in 2016.


▼   Hollings Scholarship 2015-2017

Bethany Cobb
Bethany Cobb
Geology major from Mobile. 


▼   Tau Beta Pi Scholarship

Corey Nguyen, Dan Smithson, Mikayla Wheeler

Corey Nguyen
2017 graduate in Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering.

Dan Smithson
2017 graduate in Electrical Engineering.

Mikayla Wheeler
2017 graduate in Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering from Ocean Springs MS and current graduate student in chemical engineering.



▼   Phi Sigma Iota

Lauren Heim

Lauren Heim
2016 graduate in Spanish. Interned at a medical clinic in Cuzco, Peru. Read more about Lauren at:

▼   Gilman Scholarship

Huong Phan
Huong (Becky) Phan

International Studies major from Jackson MS with a concentration in Middle Eastern studies, with a minor in diplomacy and military science. She is a cadet in the Army ROTC program.  Read more at:

▼   Sigma Xi Grant

Austin R. Ray
Austin R. Ray 

Biology major

▼   Air Force ROTC

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Andrew Hales (Type 2)   
Biology major from Decatur AL

Tobin Nelson (Type 1)
Mechanical engineering major from Saraland AL.

Khamaria Saadiq (Type 2)
Hospitality & Tourism major from Birmingham AL

Jacob Watkins-Davis (Type 7)
Business Administration major from Bay Minette AL

▼   Vanderbilt Research Experience

Alex Coley

Alex Coley
Biomedical Sciences major from Spring Hill TN. Read about Alex’s research at:


Graduate Awards

▼   National Science Foundation Fellowship

Patrick Poirson
Patrick Poirson

Computer Science major from Ocean Springs FL.  Currently a graduate student at University of North Carolina.


Robert Mines
Robert Mines
Chemical & Biomolecular graduate from Pensacola FL. Currently a graduate student at Duke University.  Robert was also awarded a Tau Beta Pi Fellowship.
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Boni Yraguen
Boni Yraguen
Mechanical Engineering graduate from Roseburg OR.  Currently a graduate student at Georgia Institute of Technology.
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▼   Phi Kappa Phi Fellowship

Catherine Zivanov
Catherine Zivanov

Biomedical Sciences major from Semmes AL.  Currently a medical student at Vanderbilt. Read more about Catherine at:

▼   Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics Research Scholars Fellowship

 Garet Edwards

Garet Edwards
Clinical & Counseling Psychology Doctoral Program from New Orleans LA

▼   National Health Service Corps Scholarship

Karen Finklea
Karen Finklea

Physician Assistant graduate student from Monroeville AL.
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