Honors students continued to excel academically, within Lipscomb and beyond, throughout 2019.
Compiled by Honors College staff
Every year students in the Honors College make up a strong percentage of Lipscomb University academic honorees, many head to prestigious graduate and professional schools and others have opportunities to present their work at national association conferences. Below is a selection of the top accomplishments by Lipscomb's honors students in 2019.
Stellar Academic Scholarship
Here are a few of the conferences where Lipscomb honors students made their mark in 2019.
Rebekah Duke presented at the American Chemical Society Conference in Savannah, Georgia.
Rebekah Duke presented “Data-Guided Permeability Estimations for Polymeric Membranes” at the 2019 Southeastern Meeting of the American Chemical Society in Savannah, GA.
Jennie Hibma presented her research, "Ultrafine Carbon Black Promotes Lysosomal Membrane Permeabilization and NLRP3 Inflammasome Activation," conducted through the Summer Undergraduate Research in Biology internship at Pepperdine University, at the American Society for Cell Biology/European Molecular Biology Organization Meeting in Washington D.C.
Tori Sanzone presented at the 2019 Physics Congress in Rhode Island.
Victoria Sanzone presented on "Optical Confirmation of X-Ray Galaxy Cluster Candidates" at the 2019 Physics Congress in Providence, Rhode Island.
Mary Welch, Peggy Miller and Ryan Wilson attended the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association 2019 National Conference in Washington D.C.
Sydney Willis, Sarah Parker and Ryan Wilson attended the Sigma Tau Delta, International English Honors Society, 2019 National Convention in St. Louis.
Attending Prestigious Graduate Schools
In addition to the selection shown here, seven other honors students in the Class of 2019 were accepted to U.S. medical schools.
Caleb Reagor, Class of 2019, is at Cornell University for his graduate studies.
Abigail Dillow, Northeastern University, law
Lauren May, Virginia Commonwealth University, human genetics