Biology Student Awards

The Biology Department annually gives three awards to graduating students.

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. The 2013 recipient was Lindsey Jones who received a $200 scholarship with her award.

Biology Leadership Award

The Biology Leadership award went to a student who showed outstanding leadership in the activities and functions of the Biology Department. The 2013 award went to Josh Aldridge and Kayla Franzluebbers. Each recipient also received a check for $200.

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. The 2013 award and check for $200 went to Andrew Cannon and Shauna Tietz.

Contact or visit us

Biology Department
Dr. Cody Arenz, Dept. Chair
Olin Hall of Science, Room 202
Lincoln, NE 68504
carenz [at]