Dr. O. K. Bates and Pi Mu Epsilon Award Winners

The Dr. O. Kenneth Bates Award is given annually to an outstanding senior (or seniors) major in mathematics, computer science, or statistics who has excelled in scholarship and service to the Department. The recipient must have completed an honors project and have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher. The department faculty members select the recipient subject to these conditions.

The Pi Mu Epsilon Award is given annually to a student (or students) who have excelled in mathematics courses through the sophomore year.

The names of the recipients of the Bates award, the highest honor bestowed by the department, appear below in reverse chronological order back to 1977, the year the mathematics award was first given. The Computer Science Award was started in 2008, the Statistics Award in 2016, and the Pi Mu Epsilon award in 2011.

The list below contains the year, names of the students who received an award and which award was given.

2017
Statistics Bates Award - Elsa A. Fecke
Computer Science Bates Award - Madison L. Rusch
Pi Mu Epsilon Award - Sarah N. Campbell • So Hyeong Lee • Yuexin Li •  Nicholas (Nick) R. Lynn • Sarah E. Moon • Eliza V. Oliver • Alexandra S. Wagner • Alexandra (Allie) Withee

2016 
Mathematics Bates Award - Xiaoying Lu
Computer Science Bates Award - Sean N. Godard • Skyler Ng 
Statistics Bates Award - Nanjiang Liu
Pi Mu Epsilon Award - Danrong Chen • Jacqueline Sovie • Aijia Wu 

2015
Mathematics Bates Award - Dave DiStefano • Mitchell Joseph • Spencer Nelson • Abby Ross • Jenna Street • Yunsi Yang
Computer Science Bates Award - Vela Mineva
Pi Mu Epsilon Award - Julia Holter • Madison Rusch • Yuxi Zhang

2014
Mathematics Bates Award - Kevin Angstadt • Kathryn Christensen • Lara Clemens • Alexander Gladwin • John (Jack) Holby • Spencer Timerman
Pi Mu Epsilon Award - Bayard Roberts • Yunsi Yang

2013
Mathematics Bates Award - Ryan Godard • Roelof Groenewald • Shelley Kandola • Johanna Kelley • Lucille Mellor • Zachary Nelson • Luke Reed
Pi Mu Epsilon Award - Brandon Lustig • Corinne Niekrewics • Jennifer (Jenna) Street.

2012
Mathematics Bates Award - Nassir Abou Ziki • James Curro • Caitlyn McArdle • Kristen Newton • Richard Powell
Pi Mu Epsilon Award - Kevn Angstadt • Katherine Abramski • Lara Clemens • Roelof Groenewald •  John Holby • Zach Nelson • Spencer Timerman

2011
Mathematics  Bates Award - Katelynn Benzing • Hau Cong Nguyen • Melissa Rogers
Computer Science Bates Award - Jeremy Mwenda
Pi Mu Epsilon Award - Michael Scott

2010
Mathematics Bates Award - Jeremy Hadler • Hhang Huynh • Jamie Perconti • Marcus Tuttle • Ben VonReyn
Computer Science Bates Award - Doug Denu • Jamie Perconti • Martin Sarov

2009
Mathematics Bates Award - Rebecca Gilbert • Benjamin Whitney
Computer Science Bates Award - Daniel Downs

2008
Mathematics Bates Award - Jasper Burch • Jeboah Joerg
Computer Science Bates Award - Shawn Golley

2007
Mathematics Bates Award - Julie Muetterties • Julia Palmateer • Yordan Minev

2006
Mathematics Bates Award - Raluca Dragusanu

2005
Mathematics Bates Award - Hilary Hartson • Justin Keller

2004
Mathematics Bates Award - Travis Atkinson • Katie Livingstone • Omar Zaidan

2003
Mathematics Bates Award - Kathy Dunn • Dennis Leahy

2002
Mathematics Bates Award - Aleksandra Portnova • Justin Roth

2001
Mathematics Bates Award - Jason Nashold

2000
Mathematics Bates Award - Sarah Auer • Brendan O'Dell • Allen Zoracki

1999
Mathematics Bates Award - Julia Scherschligt

1998
Mathematics Bates Award - Christopher Haverstock

1997
Mathematics Bates Award - Holly Wiitala

1996
Mathematics Bates Award - Allison Gately • Mong Sze Loy

1995
Mathematics Bates Award - Karen Fischer

1994
Mathematics Bates Award - Jennifer Joyce • Sumeet Wadhera

1992
Mathematics Bates Award - Benjamin Brown • Jill Carpenter • Lisa King

1991
Mathematics Bates Award - Grace Selicato

1990
Mathematics Bates Award - Mark Hays IV • Karen Kobasa

1989
Mathematics Bates Award - George Ashline

1988
Mathematics Bates Award - Valerie Young

1987
Mathematics Bates Award - Elizabeth Cunningham

1986
Mathematics Bates Award - Carolyn Thomas

1985
Mathematics Bates Award - Beth Holmstron • Christopher Navarro

1984
Mathematics Bates Award - Andrew Buduo

1983
Mathematics Bates Award - Bruce Covey

1982
Mathematics Bates Award - Paul Jurcsak

1981
Mathematics Bates Award - Denise Martinez

1980
Mathematics Bates Award - Lisa Colavitot • Jane Jasinski

1979
Mathematics Bates Award - William Ruddock

1978
Mathematics Bates Award - Lisa Lasherd

1977
Mathematics Bates Award - Connie Nelson