School of Biology & Ecology Sixth Annual Recognition Ceremony

Kimberly Dao receiving award
Kimberly Dao receiving one of the three Frank H. Lathrop Scholarships

On April 17th, The School of Biology & Ecology held their sixth annual recognition Ceremony in 102 Murray Hall, which recognized undergraduate and graduate students, as well as faculty for their hard work and commitment to their academic studies.  During the ceremony, Ellie Groden, director of the School of Biology & Ecology, and Christa Schwintzer, presented student awards, prizes, and scholarships to the recipients

SBE Academic Awards, which are given to students with the highest GPA in a major within the School, were given to the following recipients:


First Year
Helen E. Call
Victoria L. Gagnon
Eve L’Abbe
Joanie L’Abbe
Jin Sun L. Thomas
Dominika Trzilova
Anne Yu

Alexandra J. Perry
Eric M. Veitch

Jinlun Bai

Chelsea R. Wagner
Katherine E. Mills

The School of Biology & Ecology Academic Achievement Award, which is awarded to a graduating senior for having the highest GPA, was awarded to

Andrew Tomes

The Richard C. Wadsworth Annual Memorial Prize is awarded to the highest ranking junior or senior enrolled in the CLS program.  This award was presented to

Emily E. Stevens

The Frank H. Lathrop Scholarship was awarded to high achieving juniors and continuing seniors whom are Maine residents majoring in Biological Sciences.

Bradley H. Clemens
Kimberly Dao
Mattie V. Paradise

The Wayland A. Shands Scholarship Fund is was awarded to a student of Entomology with high academic standing

Hillary Morin

Auburn E. and Lurana C. Brower Scholarship was awarded to an outstanding junior with an interest in Entomology

Marie Martin

The Dr. Joseph W. Warren Scholarship was awarded to a student of high academic standing.

Helen E.  Call

Fay Hyland-Hilborn Prize in Plant Biology was awarded to the outstanding graduate student in Plant Biology or Plant Pathology

Eric Doucette

Graduate Prize in Animal Biology is an award for an outstanding graduate student in Animal Biology

Vernon Beasley

The Edith M. Patch-Frank H Lathrop Prize in Entomology was awarded to

Mathew Jones

The Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award was awarded to

Adrienne Leppold

The SBE Graduate Student Travel Award was awarded to

Eric Doucette
Maureen Correll

Congratulations to all award recipients, and we wish you all the best of luck in your future studies!