The Department of Biology was pleased to offer 11 awards this year, 8 presented during Honors Convocation held on Saturday, April 21. Nina Bertaux-Skeirik and Sarah Finucane received the Biology Award, given to a graduating senior completing major studies in Biology or Natural Sciences who demonstrates superior achievement in scholarship, research and co-curricular activities. Nina Bertaux-Skeirik, Kalyn Campbell, Mark Costello, Carolina Cruz, Stephanie Howes and Michael Platt received the J. T. Clear Award which is presented to students completing biology majors with highest distinction. In addition, the Freshman Biology Award was awarded to Emily Cata and Lindsey Howard. Recipients of this award are selected by the lecture and laboratory faculty of General Biology I & II for outstanding academic performance.