Scholarships & Award Recipients

 

  • The Leonard Dunavin Mathematics Scholarship is awarded each year to an incoming freshmanfrom the Upper Cumberland area who plans to major in mathematics. This scholarship was established in April 1992 by a donation from Mrs. Dolores Nichols in honor of her father, Leonard Dunavin.
    • Philip Kilmon - 2013 - 2014
    • Kayla Hammock - 2012 - 2013
    • Erin Bailey - 2011 - 2012
    • Andrea Brys - 2010 - 2011
    • Salem McGregor - 2009 - 2010
    • Eric Morgan - 2008 - 2009
    • Spencer Le Doux - 2007 - 2008
    • Donnie Dodson - 2006 - 2007
    • Not awarded for 2005 - 2006
    • Anna Felicia Ablamowicz - 2004 - 2005
    • Cheryl Hayes - 2003 - 2004
    • Not awarded for 2002 - 2003
    • Jared Daniels - 2001 - 2002
    • Ross L. Mills - 2000 - 2001
    • Jacoby Farris - 1998 -1999
    • Jason Summers - 1994 - 1995
    • Franz Nuernberger - 1993 - 1994
  • Former TTU President, Dr. Angleo Volpe, and his wife Jennette established the Angelo and Jennette Volpe Scholarshipto support an incoming freshman majoring in a field of study in the College of Arts and Sciences. The Math department has been allowed to award the Volpe Scholarship to an incoming mathematics major with financial need, and an ACT math score of at least 24. The determination of student's financial need is made based upon the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
    • Christa Cody, Chyna Patterson, and Samuel Channell - 2012 - 2013
    • Robert P. Burton - 2011 - 2012
    • Forrest Garwood - 2008 - 2009
    • Brandy Spears - 2006 - 2007
    • Not awarded for 2005 - 2006
    • Not awarded for 2004 - 2005
    • Erin Brunger - 2003 - 2004
    • Not awarded for 2002 - 2003
    • Brian Moazen - 2001 - 2002
    • Melissa Whitaker - 1999 - 2000
  • The Dr. and Mrs. S. A. Patil Scholarship is awarded for an academic year to a T.T.U. mathematics major who has successfully completed or is enrolled in MATH 3400. The purpose of this scholarship is to encourage talented students to pursue studies in advanced mathematics.  
    • Alexander Palentyn - 2013 - 2014
    • Ashley Lawson and Melissa Rich - 2012-2013
    • Erika Residori - Fall 2011
    • Erika Residori - 2010 - 2011
    • Kimberly Tidman - 2009-2010
    • Kimberly Tidman - 2008 - 2009
  • The CSEM Scholarships were awarded to academically talented U.S. citizens or permanent resident aliens who demonstrated financial need and were pursuing a B.S. or M.S. degree full time .
    • Jared C. Daniels - 2003 - 2004
    • Rolando Navarro - 2003 - 2004
    • Drew Schmidt - 2003 - 2004
    • Lynda R. Buck - 2002 - 2003
    • Terry O. Gibson - 2002 -2003
    • Claire Janaway - 2002 - 2003
    • Lynda R. Buck - 2000 - 2001
    • Josie D. Looney - 2000 - 2001
    • Samantha F. Turnbow - 2000 - 2001
  • The Stanley Dolzycki Memorial Scholarship is available to graduate studentsin full standing who have demonstrated promise in an area of mathematics. The award is based on good scholarship potential.
    • Eric Morgan and Gayan Maduranga - 2012 - 2013
    • Michael Holloway - 2011 - 2012
    • Aaron Hogancamp - 2010 - 2011
    • Srikanth Potukuchi - 2010 - 2011
    • Quinton Westrich - Spring 2010
    • Quinton Westrich - 2009 - 2010
    • Brad Schwer - 2008 - 2009
    • Rebeca Lewis - 2006 - 2007
    • Dustin Long and Leann Long - 2005 - 2006
    • Cheryl Swafford and Qiang Zhang - 2004 - 2005
    • Jim Linsday - 2002 - 2003
    • Zhongming Huang - 2001 - 2002
    • Jing Chang - 2000 - 2001
  • The Graduate Student Mathematics Teaching Awardis available to all graduate assistants. The award is based on excellent teaching of mathematics classes.
    • Jeff Graves - 2012 - 2013
    • Curtis Dale Hobbs - 2011 - 2012
    • Aaron Hogancamp - 2010 - 2011
    • Sheel Brachey and Stephen Hoyer - 2008 - 2009
    • Troy Brachey - 2007 - 2008
    • Ronald Smitty - 2006 - 2007
    • Tommy Elliott - 2006 - 2007
    • Jun Ye and Devin Zhang - 2004 - 2005
    • Lynda Buck - 2002 - 2003
  • An Achievement in Independent Learning Award was given to Bennie Hodges - 2006 - 2007 in recognition of his independent progress on his master's thesis - Application of Category Theory to Basic Principles of Automata Theory.
  • The R. H. Moorman Memorial Award is presented annually to the junior mathematicsmajor with the highest overall QPA at the end of the fall semester of the academic year in which the award is made. The award was established in memory of the late Dr. R.H. Moorman, former chairman and faculty member in the Department of Mathematics.
    • Ashley Lawson - 2012 - 2013
    • Leah R. Frauendienst - 2011 - 2012
    • Rebecca Paul - Fall 2010
    • Daniel Wilkerson - 2009 - 2010
    • Daniel Wilkerson - 2008 - 2009
    • Anna Ablamowicz - 2007 - 2008
    • Chris Jones 2006 - 2007
    • Rebeca Lewis - 2005 - 2006
    • Jillian R. Hannah - 2004 - 2005
    • Katherine Jane Fanning - 2003 - 2004
    • Lee Cox - 2001 - 2002
    • Lee Cox and Rebecca Gilliam - 2000 - 2001
  • The S. A. Patil Mathematics Award is one of the oldest awards at Tennessee Tech having been awarded continuously since 1919. It was established by Judge Oscar Holladay and then continued to be supported by the Holladay family. Recently it was renamed the "S. A.Patil Mathematics Award" with Dr. S. A. Patil providing funding for an award presented annually to the graduating mathematics seniorwith the highest grade point average in all mathematics courses taken.
    • Christohper Jones - Summer 2011
    • Matthew Bedford - Spring 2011
    • Daniel Wilkerson - Spring 2010
    • James Sunkes - 2008-2009
    • Staci Daniel - 2007 - 2008
    • David W. Cook, III - 2006 - 2007
    • Rebeca Lewis - 2005 - 2006
    • Jared Daniels - 2004-2005
    • Katherine J. Fanning and Natalie Grace White - 2003 - 2004
    • Lee Cox - 2002 - 2003
    • Patrick Vernon - 2001 - 2002
    • Josie Looney - 2000 - 2001
  • The Grateful Heart Mathematics Scholarship (initially awarded for the 2002/2003 academic year). Any student who meets the following criteria will be eligible to receive a scholarship through The Grateful Heart Mathematics Scholarship Endowment: (1) The recipient must be a current student in good standing in accordance with current institutional policies; (2) The recipient must be a full-time undergraduate student enrolled in Tennessee Tech as a mathematics major; (3) The recipient must have successfully completed MATH 3400;(4) The recipient may retain the scholarship after initial award provided he/she is making satisfactory progress toward the degree. Furthermore, scholarship recipients shall be selected in accordance with departmental procedures in effect at the time of the award. Preference shall be given to eligible candidates from the Upper Cumberland area.
    • Michele Smith - 2013 - 2014
    • Benjamin Wichern - 2011 - 2012
    • Andrew Starnes - 2010 - 2011
    • Amy Forgey - 2009-2010
    • Amy Forgey - 2008 - 2009
    • Staci Daniel - 2007 - 2008
    • David W. Cook, III - 2006 -2007
    • Mark Andrew Schmidt - 2005-2006
    • Mark Andrew Schmidt - 2004 - 2005
    • Natalie Grace White and Katherine Jane Fanning - 2003 - 2004
    • Claire Janaway - 2002 - 2003
  • The Stanley W. Erwin, M.D., Scholarship (initially awarded for 2004-2005 academic year). The recipient must: (a) be a current student in good standing in accordance with current institutional policies; (b) be a full-time student enrolled as mathematics major; (c) have successfully completed or be enrolled in MATH 3400 (or its equivalent); (d) have and continue to maintain a QPA of at least 3.6; (e) demonstrate a commitment to the field of mathematics and show promise of being a successful mathematics major as subjectively determined by the faculty of the Department of Mathematics.
    • Ashley Lawson and John Welchance - 2013 - 2014
    • Ashley Lawson and Melissa Rich - 2012 - 2013
    • Sarah Flanigan - 2011-2012
    • Forrest Garwood and Rebecca Paul - 2010 - 2011
    • Matthew Bedford - 2009-2010
    • James Sunkes - 2008 - 2009
    • Anna Ablamowicz - 2007 - 2008
    • Anna Ablamowicz - 2006 - 2007
    • Rebeca Lewis - 2005 - 2006
    • Kenneth W. Stiles - 2004 - 2005

  • The Richard P. Savage, Sr., Scholarship. The recipient must: (a) be a prospective or current student in good standing in accordance with current institutional policies; (b) be an undergraduate majoring in mathematics and have at least a 3.0 cumulative G.P.A. or, if an entering freshman, have had a "B" (3.0) average in high school; (c) and the recipients who maintain the required G.P.A. are eligible to compete with other candidates to have the scholarship renewed.
    • Anna Litchford and David Williams - 2013 - 2014
    • Michele S. Smith - 2012 - 2013
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