The Biology Department annually gives three awards to graduating students.
Dr. C.J. Shirk Memorial Biology Achievement Award
Each year the Biology Department presents the Biology Achievement Award to a senior who has demonstrated academic excellence, has participated in research, and has shown leadership potential through service in the Biology Department.
Biology Leadership Award
The Biology Leadership award went to a student who showed outstanding leadership in the activities and functions of the Biology Department.
2016-Megan Holmes and James Matson
2014-Shelby Travis and Hank Hrdlicka
2013-Josh Aldridge and Kayla Franzluebbers
Shirley Jolliff Memorial Biology Research Award
The Carl and Shirley Jolliff Memorial Biology Research Award goes to graduating senior biology majors in recognition of outstanding quality and effort in pursuit of his or her senior research in biology.
2016-Jackson Kube and James Matson
2013-Andrew Cannon and Shauna Tietz.