HATTIESBURG – The
University of Southern Mississippi’s Department of Biological
Sciences hosted a reception on May 11 to honor nine college seniors
for their academic excellence.
During the celebration, the department also
paid tribute to Janet and Richard Cooper, founders of the Southern
Miss Marine Biology Douglas R. Cooper Scholarship. This year’s
scholarship recipient is Melissa Gutierrez of Carierre, Miss.
The hometowns of the nine distinguished seniors
are listed below. For more information, please contact Aimee Lee
at (601) 266-6347.
Sondra Simpson, Bay St. Louis
Kristen Lovelady, Birmingham, Ala.
Brandi Sartin, Laurel
Sarah Hasler, Hattiesburg
Amanda Perkins, Columbia
Ryan Kelly, Clinton
Anna Snyder, Germantown, Tenn.
Amanda Nadolski, The Woodlands, Texas
Suzanne Wright, Smithville