Awards and Recognition

Awards Recipients

Congratulations to the chemistry and biochemistry award winners for 2020-2021.

Name Award
Julia Hoffman

Outstanding Sophomore Award
Best student in CHEM 336/337/338/339

Nick Bollis

Outstanding Junior Award
Best student in CHEM 440/442

Anastasia Klenke ACS Undergraduate Award in Analytical Chemistry
Best student in CHEM 325
Kylie Zawisza ACS Undergraduate Award in Inorganic Chemistry
Zachary Del Mundo ACS Undergraduate Award in Organic Chemistry
Jill Belluomini American Institute of Chemists Award (#2 GPA Senior)
Student Laureate Award of the Lincoln Academy of Illinois (winner)
Davanshi Patel Outstanding Senior Award (#1 GPA Senior)
Kari Kress Dean’s Award (CLAS)
Xun Li Outstanding Graduate Student Award (Ph.D.)
Sarat Alabidun Outstanding Graduate Student Award (M.S.)
Mark Taylor Kevin Cull Memorial Teaching Award (lower division)
Anthony Fanizza Kevin Cull Memorial Teaching Awards (upper division)
Tosha Laughlin John D. Graham Scholarship
Bomin Li Jon Carnahan Chemistry Scholarship

Class of 2020-2021

Congratulations to our 2020-2021 Chemistry and Biochemistry graduates!

Ph.D.

  • Hyeyoung Eom
  • Crystal Ferels
  • Dakota Grote

M.S.

  • Obianuju Augusta Nwokolo
  • Sarat Alabidun
  • Andrew Balgeman
  • Nathan Scanlon

B.S.

  • Amanda Alhambra
  • Te’Kara Allen
  • Kristopher Cordova
  • Michael Heene
  • Emanuel Highly, Jr.
  • Douglas Mertzenich
  • Zachary Waller
  • Nicholas Bollis
  • Seth Coleman
  • Calvin Dassow
  • Zachary Del Mundo
  • Samantha Guadarrama
  • Chloe Gutierrez
  • Emily Guzman
  • Alexander Hawkins
  • Jacob Herring
  • Caden Hines
  • Eduardo Huerta
  • Brant Kidd
  • Hayley Killough
  • Hunter Lockwood
  • Nicolas Martinez
  • Thomas McLaughlin
  • Cole Miller
  • Alyssa Mohr
  • Greeva Patel
  • Yaretzi Saldana
  • Kimberly Sims
  • Rebecca Stelzer
  • Asia Walker
  • Aspen Wheeler
  • Ulises Zamora
  • Kylie Zawisza
  • Clayton Zelenik
  • Jill Belluomini

Contact Us

Northern Illinois University
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Faraday Hall, Room 319
DeKalb, IL  60115

815‐753‐1131