# 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*

**Sophomore Award in Computer Science**: Presented to select first- or second-year students who have excelled in the study of mathematics.*The Sophomore Award in Data Science: Presented to select first- or second-year students who have excelled in the study of Data Science.
The Sophomore Award in Statistics: Presented to select first-or second-year students who have excelled in the study of statistics. *

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, the Pi Mu Epsilon award in 2011 and the Sophomore Awards in 2023.

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

**2024**

Statistics Bates Award - Lily Kasperek and Ben Moolman

Computer Science Bates Award - Jack Cowan

Data Science Bates Award - Hope Donoghue and Kristen Varin

Mathematics Bates Award - Robert Fusting

Pi Mu Epsilon Award for Mathematics - Maya Petterson and Charis Bouton

Sophomore Award for Computer Science - Luke Josephson

Sophomore Award in Data Science - Emma Deering

**2023**

Statistics Bates Award – Cassandra Richter

Computer Science Bates Award – Kailani Lemieux Mack and Charles Reinhardt

Mathematics Bates Award – Alexandra Hill and Nika Husinec

Pi Mu Epsilon Award – Peyton Hamilton, Allison McCormick, Anja Simic, Yeyuxi Yi

Sophomore Awards in Computer Science - Leif Harvey, Lily Kendall and Norah Kuduk

Sophomore Awards in Data Science - Pinto Broderick and Edvin Strandberg

Sophomore Award in Statistics: George Charalambous

**2022**

Statistics Bates Award - Brenden Bready and Siyuan (Tom) Zhang

Computer Science Bates Award - Kim Merchant

Mathematics Bates Award - Eduardo Puerta

Pi Mu Epsilon Award - Ryan Carvel, Jack Cowan, Victoria Cubina Lopez, Hope Donoghue, Benjamin Moolman, Logan Ritchie, Kristen Varin, Olivia Varricchione

**2021**

Statistics Bates Award - Mitsuaki Maruta

Computer Science Bates Award - Corinna Pilcher

Pi Mu Epsilon Award - Jack Benjamin, Dakota Bryan, Benjamin Heinze, Alexandra Hill, Ganesh Petterson, Autumn Sherman, Masashi Tsutsumi

**2020**

Statistics Bates Award - Abigail Collins, Gabrielle Collins

Computer Science Bates Award* *- Jack Pattison

Mathematics Bates Award - Kira Murphy

Pi Mu Epsilon Award - Brenden Bready, Aida Gueye, Xiao Luo, Kailani Lemieux Mack, Edward Towers

**2019**

Statistics Bates Award - Seongwon (Ryan) Im

Computer Science Bates Award - Guinevere Gilman

Mathematics Bates Award - Jenna Christensen

Pi Mu Epsilon Award - Siyuan Zhang, Yu Wang, Hongxi E, Skylar Ratcliffe and Cade Gleekel

**2018**

*Statistics Bates Award* - Yue Yang

*Computer Science Bates Award - Yuxi Zhang*

*Pi Mu Epsilon Award* - Thomas Kernan, Kira Murphy, Jack Pattison, Gabrielle Collins, Mitsauaki Maruta

**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*Nanjiang Liu

*Bates*Award -*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