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2016-2017 Outstanding Science Student Awards

lns_sci_logoThe Outstanding Science Student Award recognizes a student for superior academic performance and contributions in one of four areas: Earth Sciences, Biology, Chemistry, or Physics. Students are nominated and selected by the science faculty. This is the highest Science award presented at North Star. The awards this year go to:

  • Shihab Mtro for Outstanding Geoscience Student.
  • Matthew Pagan for Outstanding Biology Student.
  • Kajal Desai for Outstanding Chemistry Student.
  • Ryan Lampe for Outstanding Physics Student.

Congratulations award recipients!

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2016-2017 Science Achievement Award Recipients

The Science Achievement Award recognizes a student for scientific achievement based on academics, interest, improvement, or meeting unique challenges. Only a small number of these awards are presented each year. Students are nominated and selected by the LNS Science Faculty. The awards for this year go to:

  • Nick Euter, nominated by Mr. Mitchel Bern
  • Maddy Perry, nominated by Ms. Tracie Chapo
  • Ruth Njuguna, nominated by Ms. Karen Covil
  • Johnny Umanzor Valladares, nominated by Mr. Tony DeGrand
  • Nabaa Aljnabi, nominated by Mr. Floyd Doughty
  • Olivia MacFee, nominated by Ms. Susan Frack
  • Thanh Nguyen, nominated by Ms. Rebecca McConnell
  • Addie Hansen, nominated by Ms. Erin Miles
  • Velen Martinez, nominated by Ms. Gabrielle Minnick
  • Kulestan Breem, nominated by Ms. Lisa Schmutte
  • Iryna Kysorets, nominated by Ms. Shannon Tetherow
  • Lauren Sherman, nominated by Ms. Emily Vesely
  • Hanaa Haji , nominated by Ms. Katy Whitman
  • Ala Al-Mirza,┬ánominated by Ms. Katy Whitman
  • Jason Vo, nominated by Mr. Matt Wrenholt

Congratulations award recipients!

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2015-2016 Outstanding Science Student Awards

lns_sci_logoThe Outstanding Science Student Award recognizes a student for superior academic performance and contributions in one of four areas: Earth Sciences, Biology, Chemistry, or Physics. Students are nominated and selected by the science faculty. This is the highest Science award presented at North Star. The awards this year go to:

  • Outstanding Geoscience Student: Kaung Nyi
  • Outstanding Biology Student: Maia Bryan
  • Outstanding Chemistry Student: Allison Cruikshank
  • Outstanding Physics Student: Abdullah M. Hamad

Congratulations award recipients!

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2015-2016 Science Achievement Award Recipients

The Science Achievement Award recognizes a student for scientific achievement based on academics, interest, improvement, or meeting unique challenges. Only a small number of these awards are presented each year. Students are nominated and selected by the LNS Science Faculty. The awards for this year go to:

  • Thanh Nguyen, nominated by Mr. Mitchel Bern
  • Bryannah Hutchinson, nominated by Ms. Tracie Chapo
  • Madison Miller, nominated by Ms. Karen Covil
  • Trevor D. Marreel, nominated by Mr. Floyd Doughty
  • Kaylie Trimble, nominated by Ms. Susan Frack
  • Harlie Davis, nominated by Ms. Rebecca McConnell
  • Nibras Khudaida, nominated by Ms. Lisa Schmutte
  • Jeremy Kohlman, nominated by Ms. Shannon Tetherow
  • Emmie Kibler, nominated by Ms. Emily Vesely
  • Talal Sabri, nominated by Ms. Katy Whitman
  • David Kolozsy, nominated by Ms. Suzie Wilson
  • Claire Streeter, nominated by Mr. Matt Wrenholt

Congratulations award recipients!

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Ms. Frack to Present at the International Writing Across the Curriculum Conference

Congratulations to Ms. Frack and the following teachers who have been selected to present at an international conference this year. Jocelyn Reiss, Camelle Kinney, Emily Kiburz-Grimes, Susan Frack, Carol Flora, and Bailey Feit just got word that their panel presentation proposal for the International Writing Across the Curriculum Conference in Ann Arbor, Michigan has been accepted. They will present in June 2016.

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Science Teachers Ms. Covil, Ms. McConnell, and Mr. Doughty Receive UNL Mentor Award

Congratulations to Ms. Covil, Ms. McConnell, and Mr. Doughty for receiving the University of Nebraska College of Engineering Award of Recognition for their work in mentoring students. The UNL College of Engineering conducted a survey of all incoming students this fall asking them about their most influential teacher and they named the three science teachers, among others. The University provided an award certificate to each of the recipients stating this is awarded “In honor of your dedication to academic achievement and your readiness to surpass expectations for student support.”

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2014-2015 Outstanding Science Student Awards

The Outstanding Science Student Award recognizes a student for superior academic performance and contributions in one of four areas: Earth Sciences, Biology, Chemistry, or Physics. Students are nominated and selected by the science faculty. This is the highest Science award presented at North Star. The 2014-2015 awards go to:

  • Outstanding Biology Student: Chau Nguyen
  • Outstanding Chemistry Student: Darlene Cruz
  • Outstanding Physics Student: Ethan Blayney

Congratulations award recipients!

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2014-2015 Science Achievement Award Recipients

The Science Achievement Award recognizes a student for scientific achievement based on academics, interest, improvement, or meeting unique challenges. Students are nominated and selected by the LNS Science Faculty. The 2014-2015 Recipients are:

  • Jaylen Barrett, nominated by Mr. Bern
  • Akram Sitawi, nominated by Ms. Chapo
  • Payton Eickhoff, nominated by Ms. Covil
  • Elisabetta Eufemia, nominated by Mr. Doughty
  • Thanh Nguyen, nominated by Ms. Frack
  • Stephen Bui, nominated by Ms. McConnell
  • Gabriela I. Arellanes Urias, nominated by Ms. Schmutte
  • Emina Mrkaljevic, nominated by Ms. Vesely
  • Brooke Meints, nominated by Ms. Whitman
  • Nathaniel Ulmer-Schmit, nominated by Mr. Wrenholt

Congratulations award recipients!

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