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2016-17 Scholarship Recipients

AMATYC Scholarships: 1st: Seung Jo Yoo, 2nd: Sean Choi, 3rd: Ivan Chi

David E. Bell Math Scholarship: Btissam Kadiri, Bryan Kim, Sara Mirza & Connor Norton

Wilbur & Ellen Selfridge Award: Tam Cao & Hanh Vo

Putnam Exam Award: Nicholas Stearns

Professional Mathematics Communication Award: James Francese

Mathematics Research Award: James Francese

Donald Lebsack Memorial Scholarship: Khoa Hoang

Betty P. Ribal Award: Masashi Deweese, Brian Fox, Geovanni Gonzalez & Winston Lee

Nilane Lee Memorial Scholarship: Tina Jamshidi Araghi

Susan H. Nack Scholarship: Tiffany Tran



Division Scholarships

Gus Klentos Scholarship

For one or more continuing students who show talent below the level of calculus. Given to students who work more than one semester in the Math Lab.

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2015 Anthony Flores
Marcel Maxwell
2013 Dang Dinh
Jasmine Jeong
2012 Benjamin Hartley
Nicholas Smith

AMATYC Scholarship

For the top three participants in the AMATYC Student Math League competition. The AMATYC SML is a national math contest held each academic year. See the Fullerton College AMATYC website for more details.

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2017 1st:  Seung Jo Yoo
2nd:  Sean Choi
3rd:  Ivan Chi
2016 1st:  Woo Jin Song
2nd:  Ivan Chi
3rd:  Jung Ahn
2015 1st:  Yi Cheng (Eva) Zhang
2nd:  Hanh Vo
3rd:  Kien Nguyen
2014 1st:  Yi Cheng (Eva) Zhang
2nd:  Vinh Tran
3rd:  Hiep Nguyen Truong
2013 1st:  Triet Ta
2nd:  Bora Olcken
3rd (tie):  Christian Becerra
3rd (tie):  Phillip Stewart
2012 1st:  Justin Gottula
2nd:  Triet Ta
3rd:  Won Choi
2011 1st:  Colleen Nelson
2nd:  Zijie (James) Wu
3rd:  Gary Ramirez
2010 1st:  Jung Tae Kim
2nd:  Duyet Nguyen
3rd:  Colleen Nelson
2009 1st:  Andrew Frick
2nd:  Robin Kim
3rd:  Jisoo Lee
2008 1st:  Robin Kim
2nd:  Tung Tran
3rd:  Benjamin Zagorski
2007 1st:  Jin Jang
2nd:  Ashley Ahn
3rd:  Benjamin Zagorski
2006 1st:  Deep Arora
2nd:  Ker-Chia Chen
3rd (tie):  Christopher Maurer
3rd (tie):  Arun Sehgal
2005 1st:  Charley Conley
2nd:  Phuc Ngo
3rd:  Phong Nguyen
2004 1st:  KyeYoung Jung
2nd:  Ji Sun Park
3rd (tie):  Yicong Liu
3rd (tie):  Marco Nasser
2003 1st:  Hoa Vo
2nd:  Danni Zhou
3rd:  Donna Kim
2002 1st:  Ryan Star
2nd:  Dan Armstrong
3rd:  Kristina Gallegos
2001 1st:  Asfandyar Khan
2nd:  Jilei Chen
3rd:  Michael Nguyen

David E. Bell Math Scholarship

Awarded to a student who is both excellent in mathematics and will be continuing at Fullerton College the following school year. Financial need may also be included as a determining factor.

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2017 Btissam Kadiri
Bryan Kim
Sara Mirza
Connor Norton
2016 Masashi Deweese
Liz Menendez Suarez
2015 Kari Neilan
2014 Boyuan Wu
2013 Suman Khadka
2012 Conor Bednarski
2011 Hanna Ryu

Dr. Sherrie Emoto Scholarship

Awarded to a female student majoring in math who intends to pursue teaching as a career. This award is given in honor of a former Fullerton student who went on to earn her Ph.D. and become a college professor.

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2016 Hanh Vo
2015 Catherine Osborne
2013 Jasmine Jeong

Wilber and Ellen Selfridge Award

For one or more women excelling in mathematics who have taken two years at Fullerton College and have completed the requirements for upper-division standing at an accredited four-year college or university. The scholarship shall be awarded solely on the basis of academic achievement. A representative of the Selfridge family shall be a member of the selection committee, which will recommend through the Chairman of the Mathematics and Computer Science Division.

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2017 Tam Cao
Hanh Vo
2016 Jenna Scriven
2015 Sarah Anderson
Simin Mokhtari
Yi Cheng (Eva) Zhang
2014 Erin Mullally
2013 Qingni Liu
2012 Elodie Resseguie
2011 Alice Wong

Putnam Exam Scholarship

In recognition for an outstanding performance on the William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition by a Fullerton College student.

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2017 Nicholas Stearns
2016 Hanh Vo
Jung Ahn
Fahim Ahmed
Alexander Goldman
Christopher Lim
2015 Yi Cheng (Eva) Zhang
Nicholas Stearns
Stephen Yoo
Hanh Vo
Alexander Goldman
2014 Hiep Nguyen Truong
Vinh Tran
2012 Mike Forsuelo
Justin Gottula
2011 Mustafa Khafateh
2010 Jonathan Wolf

Mathematics Research Award

For one or more students not enrolled at a four-year university who have given at least one mathematics research talk and have produced a publishable paper.

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2017 James Francese
2016 Alexander Goldman
Hanh Vo
2015 Nicholas Stearns
2014 Vinh Tran
2013 Triet Ta
2012 Justin Gottula

Professional Mathematics Communication Award

For one or more students not enrolled in mathematics courses at a transfer level institution and who gave given at least two high-quality talks at the Math Colloquium and, either two talks at regional or national math conferences or one talk plus co-authoring lecture notes on topics not part of the regular curriculum.

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2017 James Francese
2016 Alexander Goldman
Hanh Vo
2015 Alexander Goldman
Nicholas Stearns
2014 Faith Forcucci
Matthew Joslin
Vinh Tran
2013 Triet Ta
Valerie Guerra
Mohammad Khan
Keziah Tan
Aaron Matthews
2012 Joshua Dubon
Melissa Riddle

Betty P. Ribal Award

For one or more students of Fullerton College who have successfully completed his/her last semester class in calculus. The award shall be given to such students based on his/her GPA at the discretion of the appointing committee. This committee shall consist of instructors in the Mathematics and Computer Science Division.

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2017 Masashi Deweese
Brian Fox
Geovanni Gonzalez
Winston Lee
2016 Jung Ahn
Cody Yanna
2015 Joseph Feaster
Edgar Garcia
2014 Anthony Cho
Bora Olcken
2013 Triet Ta
Vinh Tran
2012 Joshua Dubon
2011 Jeremy Saqr
Jonathan Wolf

Donald Lebsack Memorial Scholarship

For one or more graduating and transferring student(s) currently enrolled in at least 8 units and a minimum 3.00 GPA in all course work completed (with a 3.25 GPA in Computer Science Courses), and a minimum of two Computer Science courses and 24 minimum units overall completed at Fullerton College.

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2017 Khoa Hoang
2016 Bilal Hameed
2015 Yi Cheng (Eva) Zhang
2014 Jonathan Pham
2013 Matthew Dohlen
2012 Helmut Rohrbacher
2010 Daniel Newman
2009 David Nguyen
2008 Lynn Greene
2007 James Clay

Nilane Lee Memorial Scholarship

To be awarded to a female student majoring in math, either continuing at Fullerton College or transferring to a university in the fall. The recipient must be enrolled full-time, have completed 24 units and have a GPA of at least 3.0.

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2017 Tina Jamshidi Araghi
2016 Diana Sovilla
2015 Catherine Osborne
2014 Andrea Zavala
2013 Jasmine Jeong
2012 Annalise Bui
2011 Kelly Hartmann

Susan H. Nack Scholarship

For one or more graduating or transferring female student(s) currently enrolled in at least 9 units with a minimum 3.25 GPA in all course work completed. Applicants must have completed CSCI 133 and either CSCI 223 or CSCI 241 at Fullerton College

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2017 Tiffany Tran
2015 Simin Mokhtari
2014 Erin Mullally