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Clark School Honors Its Own

The following students were honored at the Clark School's annual Honors and Awards ceremony:

Allon Meizlik (bioengineering junior) received the Dinah Berman Memorial Award in recognition of academic excellence combined with leadership or service to the college. Meizlik is a Clark School Ambassador, promoting the Clark School to prospective students. He is also a member of the Inventis Academy of Engineering Leadership, the University Honors Program and a recipient of the Benjamin T. Rome Scholarship. Meizlik's minor is in engineering leadership development.

Tracey Epstein (bioengineering senior) received the A. James Clark School of Engineering Leadership Award, which recognizes outstanding leadership. Epstein participated in the QUEST program, in addition to the University Honors Program, Primannum Honor Society and Phi Kappa Phi. She is active with the Biological Resources Engineering Society and Alpha Omega Epsilon International Engineering Sorority. Epstein is also a member of the Clark School Ambassadors, winning the Top Ambassador award last year.

Phillip Hannam (mechanical engineering senior) received the A. James Clark School of Engineering International Student Award. He studied abroad in Germany and was the student representative to the committee reviewing the Office of International Programs. As a key member of the Clark School chapter of Engineers Without Borders (he is president and previously served as treasurer), he traveled to Brazil and Burkina Faso. Hannam was a 2008 Truman Scholar in recognition of his exemplary public service.

Ianina (Yana) Jmourko (civil engineering senior) received the Kim A. Borsavage and Pamela J. Stone Student Award for Outstanding Service. Jmourko is an active member of Alpha Omega Epsilon, the QUEST program and the Clark School Ambassadors program. Over the last two years, she has served in a leadership role as an Ambassador coordinator, planning meetings, educating her peers and developing new workshops for high school students..

Alyson Blair (fire protection engineering senior) received the A. James Clark School of Engineering Dean's Award. Blair is a Clark School Ambassador and a member of the University Honors Program, the Primannum Honor Society and the National Society of Collegiate Scholars. She was recognized as a Phillip Merrill Presidential Scholar in 2008. She is a member of the Women in Engineering Program, for which she mentored freshman female engineering students and assisted with major events including the WIE DREAM conference and Girl Scout programs. She received the WIE Service Award last year.

Additional department-level awards were also given out at the ceremony.

Published May 14, 2009