LAS Honors Announced

May 23, 2014

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences recently presented its annual honors and awards for outstanding students at Bradley University.  We are happy to announce the following recipients:

Department Name Hometown
Cell & Molecular Biology  Kaleigh Tockes Pekin, IL
Biochemistry Michelle Baliss Dunlap, IL
Chemistry Lauren Duvall Morton, IL
Medical Laboratory Science Joseph Johnson Springfield, IL 
Computer Science & Information Systems Josh Dober Dixon, IL
Criminal Justice Studies Melissa Zacarias Crestwood, IL
English Emily Daniel Crystal Lake, IL
Foreign Languages Haley Euting Elburn, IL 
History Alec Halsne Peoria, IL
International Studies Carrie Brinkmeier Mount Carroll, IL
LAS Economics Eric Spilky Downers Grove, IL
Actuarial Science Joseph Barnec Algonquin, IL
Mathematics Dylan Macuk McHenry, IL 
Philosophy Antony Couri Peoria, IL
Physics Duncan Nall North Henderson, IL
Political Science Walter Prescott Peoria, IL 
Psychology Audrey Long Jefferson City, MO
Religious Studies Andrew Gillen Peoria, IL
Sociology  Kelly Markowski Peoria, IL
Social Work Oliver Kah Peoria, IL 
Daphne Swartz Award Kaleigh Tockes Pekin, IL
Daphne Swartz Award Christian Clabaugh Urbana, IL 
Scheele Award Allen Ghareeb Dunlap, IL 
Shroyer Service Award Donald Schorr Canton, IL
John Howard Award Carrie Brinkmeier Mount Carroll, IL
Eve Dvorak Nyaradi Award Parker Schwend Peoria, IL 
Nicholas Nyaradi Award Mikalynn Katlack Peoria, IL 
Ballowe Scholarship in Creative Writing Margaret Cipriano Downers Grove, IL
Academy of American Poets Prize Jaclyn Weber  Fullerton, CA
Academy of American Poets Prize Margaret Cipriano Downers Grove, IL
Olive B White Award Kelsey Phillis Morton, IL
Sipple Poetry Prize Margaret Cipriano Downers Grove, IL
Carl E Smith Award Andrew Gillen Peoria, IL
Outstanding Co-op/Intern of the Year Abby Schierer Brimfield, IL 

The Global Scholars Program provides a unique opportunity for students to gain substantive exposure to a broad spectrum of global and cultural forces.  The required coursework spans several academic disciplines, introducing students to relevant content framed in a global setting.  As a broad cross-disciplinary concentration, this program seeks to stimulate students' intellectual involvement in global affairs and helps those wishing to pursue future international opportunities.  

Global Scholars



Bridget Baker

Indianapolis, IN

Harrison Behm

Skokie, IL

Sara Best

Elm Grove, WI 

Zachary Blakeley

Wildwood, MO

Carrie Brinkmeier

Mount Carroll, IL

Allen Ghareeb

Dunlap, IL 

Mary Jordan

Elmhurst, IL

Milton Kho

Naperville, IL

Anna Marie Mitchell

Chicago, IL 60638

Lauren Mullikin

Saint Louis, MO

Grecia Ocampo

Chicago, IL 60618

Walter Prescott

Peoria, IL

Andrew Raver

Elburn, IL 

Laura Semenkewitz

Egle Stravinskaite

Wheeling, IL 

David Thompson

Bartonville, IL 

Sean Yerkey

Rock Island, IL