Student Achievements - outside seminar

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The William Penn Honors Program attracts students from all different majors. The rigor of the honors program and style of learning prepares students well for internship, research and travel abroad opportunities. Below is just a sample of what our students have done, or will do.

Summer 2016

Josh Cayatano (Junior; Politics/History) – Richter Scholar – Reconciling Democratic Constitutionalism and Occupation Ethics – faculty mentor: Dr. Mark Hall and Dr. Ron Mock; $3,600 stipend and housing

Maggie Plater (Junior; Marketing) – Boeing Business Internship (paid), 12 weeks – Maggie will assist with Supply Chain Management, Finance, and Business Operations.

Elizah Stephens (Junior; Biology) – Richter Scholar - Does Feeding from Artificial Feeders Increase Hummingbird Energy Expenditure? – faculty mentor: Dr. Donald Powers; $3,600 stipend and housing

Heather Towns (Junior; Biochemistry) – Murdock Scholarship Recipient - Using Click Chemistry to Synthesize ω- terminal perylenebisimde compounds for luminescent solar concentrators – faculty mentor: Dr. R. Carlisle Chambers; $4,000 stipend and housing

Johnny Walker (Junior; Philosophy/Biblical Studlies) - Richter Scholar - Reading Scripture with Saint Augustine – faculty mentor: Dr. Joseph Clair; $3,600 stipend and housing

Aliya Whitehill (Junior; Chemistry) – Richter Scholar - P14 specificity for shared structures of miRNA and siRNA – faculty mentor: Dr. Jeff Vargason; $3,600 stipend and housing

Spring 2016

Anastasia Reinhardt (Sophomore computer science/English major) – Scholar’s Semester in Oxford

Summer 2015

Sophomores Josh Cayetano (politics major) and Emily Lynn Warren (philosophy major) participated in the Philos Leadership Institute, a fully funded four-week summer program that aims to educate and empower a new generation of Christian leaders to facilitate long-term change in the Middle East. Josh and Emily-Lynn spent two weeks in New York City and two weeks in the Holy Land.

Program began Fall 2015

Honors Program Students Highlights