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Student-Faculty Collaborative Grant (SFCG)(1200 $)

John was a recipient of the Student-Faculty Collaborative Grant in the fall of 2015. John was awarded this grant for his involvement with our research project regarding the "in-vitro cytotoxicity studies of novel pyrrolobenzodiazepines". This grant is administered by the Honors College at East Tennessee State University with funds made available from the Honors College, the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, and the Provost's office to support the research aspirations of ETSU undergraduate students.


Boris-Franzus Memorial Scholarship

In the fall of 2015, John was awarded the Boris-Franzus Memorial Scholarship by the Department of Chemistry in the College of Arts & Sciences at East Tennessee State University. This award is given to an outstanding student in undergraduate organic chemistry. In addition, the Boris-Franzus Memorial Scholarship is only awarded to one student per academic school year.


Posters at the Capitol

 In the spring of 2016, John, along with four other honors students, was selected to represent East Tennessee State University at a state wide event named Posters at the Capitol in Nashville, Tennessee, which took place February 24th. Posters at the Capitol is an event that gives undergraduate students an opportunity to present their research to Tennessee’s legislators.