KOKOMO, Ind. — The Indiana University Kokomo School of Sciences honored students for their success during the 2020 to 2021 academic year, at the annual honors convocation, held virtually Monday (May 10).
Dean Christian Chauret said the program is a highlight of the academic year, as it recognizes students who have been successful both in and out of the classroom.
“The faculty and advisors have been your mentors along your journey to achieve academic excellence. I know that tonight they are very proud of your achievements,” he said.
Faculty shared names of students who have been on the dean’s list, by major, before announcing the outstanding student winner for that major. Also, students graduating from the honors program, and those receiving veteran’s coins, were acknowledged.
Those graduating from the honors program include Jacob Benzinger and Mikaela Marcus, Kokomo; Alex Martakis, Wheatfield; Syeda Mehreen Tahir, Pakistan; and Sadie Wilson, Peru.
Recipients of the IU Kokomo Veteran Service Coin included Jonathan Reshkus, Denver; Frank Adams Jr., Jonesboro; Gloribel Flores and Seth Foresman, Kokomo; David Diaz, Logansport; and Dustin Bagwell, Morgan City, Louisiana.
Outstanding student award winners included:
Biochemistry/chemistry: Shayne Roth, Kokomo
Biological and physical sciences: Elliot Barnett, Tipton
Biology: Evan Kozienski, Greentown
Computer science: Katie Boike, Kokomo
General studies: Mikaela Marcus, Kokomo
Health sciences: Kris MacLain, Logansport
Informatics: Emma Probst, Arcadia
Mathematics: Tifany Burnett, Kokomo
Education is KEY at Indiana University Kokomo.