Above: Saint Joseph’s University Class of 2012 Chemistry and Chemical Biology Graduates
American Institute of Chemists Award for Scholastic Achievement
Above: Senior Chrissy Ott with SJU Interim President John W. Smithson
Christine (Chrissy) Ott was recently named this year’s recipient of the American Institute of Chemists Award for Scholastic Achievement at Saint Joseph’s University. Chrissy was selected for this award in recognition of her academic ability, leadership, and professional promise. Chrissy has been Summer Scholar for three summers, and she recently presented her research results at the 2012 American Chemical Society National Meeting in San Diego, CA. She has also served as a Chemistry tutor, a Chemistry TA, a member of University Singers, the president of the Molloy Chemical Society, and a volunteer at Inglis Foundation. Chrissy is also an accomplished equestrienne.
Chrissy will begin doctoral studies in Chemical Biology at the University of Delaware as a National Institutes of Health Pre-Doctoral Scholar. Congratulations Chrissy!
American Chemical Society Scholastic Achievement Award
Above: Senior Andi Fritz with SJU Interim President John W. Smithson
Andrea (Andi) Fritz is this year’s recipient of the American Chemical Society Scholastic Achievement Award at Saint Joseph’s University. A resident of Johnstown, PA, Andi was chosen for the award based on his high academic achievement and research accomplishments. Andi’s honors at Saint Joseph’s include being named a Summer Scholar; an Eagles Fly for Leukemia Scholarship; a Pennsylvania State Senate Commendation for Community Service; induction into the Alpha Sigma Nu Jesuit Honor Society, the Alpha Epsilon Delta Premedical Honor Society, and the Sigma Xi Research Honor Society. Andi has also volunteered for the American Cancer Society, the Kyle and Rose Epilepsy Foundation, and Conemaugh Mentoring in Medicine.
Andi was recently featured in the Saint Joseph’s University HawkEye and in the online Commencement Newsroom. The story may be viewed here:
In the fall, Andi will begin pursuing her M.D. at Drexel University. Congratulations Andi!