West Chester University
Department of Mathematics
31st Annual Awards Ceremony
September 24, 2017

Some of the students at the 2017 Awards banquet

The West Chester University Department of Mathematics 31st Annual Awards Ceremony was held on September 24, 2017, at the Penn Oaks Golf Club, 150 Penn Oaks Drive, West Chester. The program commenced with a social hour from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m, with the brunch and awards ceremony being from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

More information about the scholarships awarded may be found on the department's scholarships page.

The photographs below are of the students receiving their awards. More pictures from the awards ceremony may be found in the slideshow uploaded to the department's youtube channel.


Host: Dr. Peter L. Glidden

Chair, Department of Mathematics

Special Guests: Dr. R. Lorraine Bernotsky
Provost, Vice President for Academic Affairs

James L’heureux Scholarship

Presented by: Dr. Paul Wolfson

Awarded to: Sean P. Gould
Sean Gould receiving his award

Class of 1943 Mathematics Scholarship

Presented by: Professor Ann Skeath

Awarded to: Katie P. Deegan
Katie Deegan receiving her award

Dr. and Mrs. Albert E. Filano Mathematics Scholarship

Presented by: Dr. Kathleen Jackson ’67

Renewed for: Kerry L. Freas

Michael T. Tarrant

Sarah C. Adcock

Awarded to: Mitchell P. Henderson
Sarah Adcock and Mitchell Henerson receiving there award

Class of 1963 Scholarship for Promising Math Education Majors

Presented by: Mr. James Rubillo ‘63

Awarded to: Mary E. Williams
Mary Williams receiving her award

Grosshans Hirsch Applied Mathematics Scholarship

Presented by: Dr. Mark A. McKibben

Awarded to: Stacy A. Porten-Willson
Stacy A. Porten-Willson receiving her award

Frank E. Milliman Scholarship

Presented by: Dr. Kim Johnson

Awarded to: Kelli H. Johnson
Kelli Johnson receiving her award

Dr. Michael P. Montemuro Memorial Scholarship

Presented by: Dr. Viorel Nitica

on behalf of the Montemuro family

Awarded to: Tyler J. Clark
Tyler Clark receiving his award

Mary Pinder Nunan ’43 Scholarship

Presented by: Dr. Gail Gallitano

Awarded to: Daniel A. Rizzo

Daniel Rizzo receiving his award

Katherine Smith Math Scholarship

Presented by: Dr. Allison Kolpas
on behalf of Richard and Patricia ‘77 Smith

Awarded to: Haley B. Buckner

Haley Buckner receiving her award

Mathematics Scholarship

Presented by: Dr. Allison Kolpas

Awarded to: Anna L. Dyska

Anna Dyska receiving her award

Jeremiah A. Budgeon

Austin T. Carlson

Patrick G. Corrigan

Patrick Corrigan receiving his award

Sara J. Ercolani

Kimberly A. Jackson

Kimberly Jackson receiving her award

Josiah D. Keller

Caroline Krusen

Caroline Krusen receiving her award

R. Hunter Langel

R. Hunter Langel receiving his award

David E. Nichols

David Nichols receiving his award

Kelly M. Schmoock Kelly Schmook receiving her award

Alexandra H. Sonn

Alexandra Sonn receiving her award

Jonathon I. Thurston

Jonathan Thurston receiving his award

Jeremy S. Way
Jeremy Way receiving his award

Applied Statistics Scholarship

Presented by: Dr. Scott McClintock

Awarded to: Paul Dewalt

Paul Dewalt receiving his award

James McKinstry

James McKinstry receiving his award

Elaine (Jingqiong) Wang
Elaine (Jingqiong) Wang receiving her award

Mark Wiener Endowment Awards

Presented by: Professor C. Ralph Verno

Awarded to: Ashley N. Burgette

Ashley Burgette receiving her award

Brittany N. Parker

Brittany Parker receiving her award

Catherine M. Senior

Catherine Senior receiving her award

Katelyn N. Stout

Katelyn Stout receiving her award

Benjamin E. Faber Scholarship

Presented by: Dr. Mark A. McKibben

Awarded to: Diego A. Jorge

Diego Jorge receiving his award

Pathfinder Award

Presented by: Dr. Peter L. Glidden

Awarded to: Samantha Frankosky

Samantha Frankosky with her award

Actuarial Recognition

Presented by: Dr. Peter L. Glidden

Awarded to: Kerry L. Freas

Special thank you to Dr. Lin Tan for taking pictures today!

Please see the Scholarships page for more information on the awards and scholarships mentioned above.