On May 1, the Department hosted a dinner to honor students, both undergraduate and graduate, with prominent achievements this academic year.

**Undergraduate Student Awards**

*M. K. Bennett Geometry Award*:

Chantal Kellerd

*Jacob-Cohen-Killam Competition*:

Sponsored by John Baillieul (’67), James Francis (’86), and Roy Perdue (’73)

- Minh Do
- Aditya Khurmi
- Minh Nguyen

*Leon Emory Lincoln and Robert Bradley Lincoln Scholarship*:

Madeline Donnellan Valade

*The Bob and Lynne Pollack Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement in Actuarial Science*:

Giana Davila

*Leeper Mathematics Scholarship*:

- JD Anderson
- Elias Sink

*Five Colleges Statistics Prize*:

Adira Cohen

In addition, a number of students undertook activities beyond the classroom.

*Honors Research and Theses*:

- Will Christian (with Prof. Staudenmayer)
- Alexis Edozie (with Prof. Flaherty)
- Sheikh Saqlain (with Prof. Kevrekidis)
- Yuval Shechter (with Prof. Kevrekidis)
- Steven Rossi (with Prof. Wong)

*Putnam Competition*:

- Trung Dang
- Oliver Hees
- Sam Silver
- Justin Steinman
- Yuxi Xie

**Graduate Student Awards**

*Distinguished Thesis Award*:

Abdel Kader Geraldo

*Distinguished Teaching Award*:

Cristian Rodriguez

*Richard Ellis Prize*:

Maria Dascalu

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