# Prizes

## The Phi Gamma Delta Teaching Fellowship

Awarded annually to students having distinguished work in mathematics courses and who, in the opinion of the Department of Mathematics, are qualified to aid the department in its instructional endeavors.

**2019:** Hanae Bouazza IDP

**2018:** Sabina Adhikari ’19

**2017:** Deven J.D. Roberts ’18

## The Irving K. Butler Prize in Mathematics

Established through a bequest from the late Mr. Butler, it is given annually to a rising senior (i.e., member of the junior class) who in the judgment of the Department of Mathematics has done outstanding work in mathematics.

**2019:** Noelle Casey ’20, Patrick Sullivan ’20

**2018:** Samantha Jarvis ’19

**2017:** Deven J.D. Roberts ’18, Shufan Wang ’18

## The Marjorie V. Butcher Actuarial Studies and Applied Mathematics Prize

Named for Marjorie Van Eenam Butcher H’09, professor of mathematics, emeritus, who was Trinity college’s first female faculty member, teaching at the college from 1956 until her retirement in 1989. The prize is awarded to seniors who have done outstanding work in actuarial studies or applied mathematics.

**2019:** Sabina Adhikari ’19, Maria Warns ’19

**2018:** Maria Warns ’19

**2017:** Subekshya Bidari ’17

## The Robert C. Stewart Prize

Established in honor of Professor Robert C. Stewart, who retired after 46 years with the Department of Mathematics. The prize is awarded to students who have demonstrated an interest in a teaching career.

**2019:** Maria Warns ’19

**2017:** Sophie Long ’17

## The Trjitzinsky Scholarship

The Trjitzinsky Scholarship is a one-time external award from the American Mathematical Society.

**2018:** Aashwin Basnet ’19, Daniel Melesse ’20

## Phi Gamma Delta Prizes

Each year the Department of Mathematics awards Phi Gamma Delta Prizes for first-year students, second-year students, and to seniors who demonstrate outstanding work in mathematics courses.

Additionally, students who successfully pursue the understanding of mathematics may be inducted into Trinity’s chapter of Pi Mu Epsilon, a national mathematics honor society.

View the winners for the first-year, second-year, and senior prizes, from 2001 onward, below. For the prize recipients from earlier years, please click here.

**The Phi Gamma Delta Prizes in Mathematics for First-Year Students**

Beginning in 2001, an award for work performed in a given academic year was presented at the end of the following academic year.

**2019**

First Prize: Hanae Bouazza IDP, Thu Bui ’21, Qi Miao ’21, Erkin Verbeek ’21

Second Prize: Jiuyuan Chi ’21, Hanna Vescovi ’21, Uyen Doan ’21, Claire Grigglestone ’21

Third Prize: Huayue Ai ’21, Julia McGurn ’21, Skyler Szot ’21, Physiwell Maume ’21 Xi Wang ’21, Alisa Levin ’21

**2018**

First Prize: Fumihiro Tamada ’20, Donovan Palmer ’20

Second Prize: Patrick O’Sullivan ’20, Lianghong Xu ’21, Hadley Santana-Querioz ’20, Daniel Melesse ’20, Farhan Rozaidi ’20, Alex Sinson ’20

Third Prize: Noelle Casey ’20, Thanh Son Phung ’20

**2017**

First Prize: Sabina Adikhari ’19, Aashwin Basnet ’19, Samantha K. Jarvis ’19, Jacqueline A. Kromash ’19, Nikola A. Mizgier ’19

Second Prize: Brian Cieplicki ’19, Lucas Duros ’19, Michael J. McInnis Jr. ’19, Thanh T. Nguyen ’19, Yeling Wang ’19, Meiling Zhang ’19

**2016**

First Prize: Deven J. Roberts ’18, Shufan Wang ’18

Second Prize: Mariam Avagyan’18, Dana M. Gionfriddo’18, Akrit Mudvari ’18, Richard H. Samuelson ’18

Third Prize: Christy Chan’18, Dylan C. Ingram’18, Alexander S. Johnson’18, Dana A. Wensberg ’18

**2015**

First Prize: Catherine A. Cooper’17, Adam Y.W. Fong’17, Basileal Y. Imana’17, Samuel C. Johnson’17, Linh K. LKe’17, Yuxuan Li’17, Jessica B. Voight’17, and Yuwei Wang’17

Second Prize: Subekshya Bidari’17, Sophie Long’17, Kalin McGowan’17, Jordan M. Politz’17, John C. Wallace’17 and Phillip L.F. Winser’17

Third Prize: Griffin M. Bossard’17, Kunwei Yang ’17

**2014**

First Prize: Hang Yang’16, Minh H. Nguyen’16, Darcy J. Cogswell’16 and Thai D. Le’16

Second Prize: Minh Anh T. Nguyen’16 and Zhiyuan Chen’16

Third Prize: Nicholas J. Bellas ’16, Jami R. Cogswell ’16, Florence Y. Dou ’16, Giselle N. E. Garcia’16, Bohae R. Lee ’16, Michael A. Ragazzi ’16 and Kathryn M. Tully ’16

**2013**

First Prize: Hyunsu Cho’ 15, Binod Giri ’15, Lisa Yamada ’15, and Jiajia Zhao ’15

Second Prize: Erin C. Barney ’15, Matthew B. Fellows ’15, Chi P. Nguyen ’15, and Benjamin C. Williams ’15

Third Prize: Karyn E. Barrett ’15, Edgar Soto ’15, and Luchang Wang ’15

**2012**

First Prize: Vlad S. Burca’14 and Gokuleshwor Pokharel ’14

Second Prize: Yuxi Cai ’14, Xu Huang ’14, Shu Lin ’14 and Mary N. McAlister ’14

Third Prize: Sarah R. Isaac ’14, Lorena Lazo de la Vega ’14 and Jessica L. L’Heureux ’14

**2011**

First Prize: Emma C. Phillips

Second Prize: Muhammad Hardiansyah, Andrei Marchidan, Han Wu

Third Prize: Erika J. Adams, Jonathan D. Handali, Nyi M. Htet, Ayiti C. Maharaj-Best, Benjamin T. Rudy

**2010**

First Prize: Kevin Huang, Gregory P. Vaughan

Second Prize: Rayan H. Beydoun, John P. Bower, My T.T. Dam, Nicolae Dragu, David Gelwan, Adam J. Katcher, Sean C. McCarthy, Yuan Mei, Todor N. Mitev, Mary K. Morr, Lorenzo R. Sewanen, Nay Oo Shein

**2009**

First Prize: Michelle M. Benjamin, Sarthak Khanal, Chao Liao, Rahul R. Shakya, Julia Svedova

Second Prize: Dimitar V. Gochev, Andrew M. Janiga, Simon Lin, Trang T. Luong, Andrew R. Page, Young Ho Shin, Benjamin B. Wheatley

**2008**

First Prize: Heather Lothrop, Matthew Phinney, Adam Wright

Second Prize: Vinit Agrawal, Christopher Hall, Ankit Saraf, Ryan Shapiro

Third Prize: Derek Anderson, Alexander Salvato, Nathan Swaim

**2007**

First Prize: Saroj Aryal, Mary Ebraheem, Kalin V. Gochev

Second Prize: Sagar Bhandari, William G. Burns Jr., Urey Chow, Jennifer C. Gifford, Keith J. Goldman, Sylvia H. Hristakeva, Olga C Irizarry, Arland F Kane, Kristen A. MsNamara, Jonathan Nyce, Ezel Poslu, Eli J. Roxby, Gautam A. Samarth, Rumen S. Vasilev

**2006**

First Prize: Nikolay A. Atanasov, Giovanni Capalbo, Nabil Imam, Haley A. Lepo, Lisa M. L. Pham, Ryo Saotome, Valentina G. Zhelyazkova

Second Prize: Leighann G. Kinter, David Pietrocola, Willis C. Reed-Button

**2005**

First Prize: Susmita Bhandari, Caroline S. Colket, Saiying He, Timothy G. Hood, Jr., Michael S. Kelleher, Jr., Margaret A. Moult, James M. Piette, III, Michael R, Sollami

Second Prize: Jonathan B. Boreyko, Thomas L. S. Bransfield, Katie E. Gordon, Adam M. Leamon, Laura C. Maloney

Third Prize: Daniel J. Kelleher, Michelle A. Melton, Jesse L. Turcotte

**2004**

First Prize: Adam B. Lesser, Dilian P. Kovachev

Second Prize: Caitlyn A. Prescott, Maria I. Restrepo, Joseph S. Wzorek

Third Prize: Lisa J. Bosy, Douglas S. Goodman

**2003**

First Prize: Robert W. Bialobrzeski, Nilsson Holguin, Bozidar Marinkovic

Second Prize: Rachel Hartman, Joseph Houkal, James Malone, Mark Witt

Third Prize: Chase J. D’Agostino, Jonathan Goins, Jacqueline O’Brien, Michelle O’Neil

**2002**

First Prize: Michael Doros, David Huoppi, Jessie Schepker, Nhon Trinh

Second Prize: Nathaniel S. Bourne, Catherine J. Jurkiewicz, Lily S. Leung

Third Prize: Meghan E. Emilio, Scott B. Graham, Daniel P. Gyllstrom

**Phi Gamma Delta Prize In Mathematics for Second-Year Students**

Beginning in 2001, an award for work performed in a given academic year was presented at the end of the following academic year.

**2019
**First Prize: Noelle Casey ’20, Patrick O’Sullivan ’20, Matthew Sullivan IDP

Second Prize: Abigail Colombo ’20, Mahmood Khalil ’20, Daniel Melesse ’20

Third Prize: Hannah Neufeld ’20, Mehluko Myanga ’20, Sarah Kryspin ’20, Thanh Son Phung ’20

**2018**

First Prize: Samantha Jarvis ’19, Sabina Adhikari ’19

Second Prize: Aashwin Basnet ’19

Third Prize: Jacqueline Kromash ’19

**2017**

First Prize: Dana Gianfriddo ’18, Graham Goodwin ’18, Dylan Ingram ’18, Alexander Johnson ’18, Deven J.D. Roberts ’18, Shufan Wang ’18

Second Prize: Daijun He ’18, Nhat Pham ’18

Third Prize: Tasha Adams ’18, Mariam Avagyan ’18, Jack Stallman ’18

**2016**

First Prize: Subeskshya Bidari ’17, Adam Y.W. Fong ’17, Bingqing Li ’17, John C. Wallace ’17

Second Prize: Yaoqi Guo ’17, Dylan S. Spagnuolo ’17

Third Prize: Linh K. Le ’17, Minghui Liu ’17, Kalin McGowan ’17, Jordan M. Politz ’17, Yuwei Wang ’17

**2015**

First Prize: Gregory J. Convertito’16, Florence Y. Dou ’16, Giselle N.E. Garcia’16, Thai D. Le’16, Minh Anh T. Nguyen ’16, Michael A. Ragazzi ’16, Hang Yang ’16, and Steven J. Yee’16

Second Prize: Erin E. Aisenberg ’16, Jami R. Cogswell ’16, Sarah C. DiCorpo ’16, Luke H. Hickox ’16, and Shriya V. Nagpal ’16

Third Prize: Reid H. Delaney’16, Khari-Elijah C. Jarrett ’16, Ada Ng ’16 and Anh T. Nguyen ’16

**2014**

First Prize: Binod Giri’ 15

Second Prize: Matthew Fellows’15, Jake A. Hyland ’15, Bojun Xu ’15, and Lisa Yamada ’15

Third Prize: Duy T. Luong ’15 and William G. Blaine ’15

**2013**

First Prize: Mary N. McAlister ’14, Gokuleshwor Pokharel ’14, and Sama Shrestha ’14

Second Prize: David J. Mallick ’14 and Yuxi Cai ’14

Third Prize: Alyssa B. Cuyjet ’14 and Danyelle M. Doldoorian ’14

**2012**

First Prize: Andrei Marchidan ’13 and Emma C. Phillips ’13

Second Prize: Wendy Huang ’13, Leo L. Liyeung ’13, Nitin Sajankila ’13, and Shuyang Zhu ’13

**2011**

First Prize: Kevin Huang, Adam J. Katcher, Yuan Mei

Second Prize: John P. Bower, Gong Chen, Todor N. Mitev, Gregory P. Vaughan

Third Prize: Scott A. Eckenthal

**2010**

First Prize: Dimitar V. Gochev, Chao Liao, Rahul R. Shakya

Second Prize: Michelle M. Benjamin, Orhan C. Gazelle, Young Ho Shin

Third Prize: Rachel A. Foecking

**2009**

First Prize: Justin B. Barrett, Ankit Saraf, Ryan T. Shapiro

Second Prize: Vinit Agrawal, Adam A. Wright

Third Prize: Alexander P. Bisson, Daisy M. Ramos

**2008**

First Prize: Saroj Aryal, Kalin Gochev, Olga C. Irizarry, Rumen Vasilev

Second Prize: Silvia Hristakeva, Gautam Samarth

Third Prize: Naoto Hamashima, Justin Sweeney

**2007**

First Prize: Nikolay A. Atanasov, Leighann G. Kinter, Haley A. Lepo, Lisa M.L. Pham

Second Prize: Svilena Bozhikova, Nabil Imam, Jillian M. Langer, Ryo Saotome, Hari P. Sharma, Valentina G Zhelyazkova

**2006**

First Prize: Laura C. Maloney

Second Prize: Jenny L. Petrauskas

Third Prize: Daniel J. Kelleher

**2005**

First Prize: Jeffrey R. Jaworski, Jaclyn L. Kupper

Second Prize: Bao Ngoc Lien Pham, Maria I. Restrepo

Third Prize: Alexis Morley-Lyons

**2004**

First Prize: Stephen L. Katuska, Bozidar Marinkovic

Second Prize: Jeffrey C. Pulaski, Jr.

**2003**

First Prize: Nhon Trinh

Second Prize: Emale Ali, Robert Cohn, Julia Ewart, Catherine Jurkiewicz, Lily Leung, Jacob Schneider, Kyle Griswold, David Huoppi

**2002**

First Prize: Steven C. Coakley, Julie K. MacPhee

Second Prize: Erin E. LeDell, Maximillian B. Schaffer

Third Prize: Laura A. Heath, Elizabeth B. Johnson

**Phi Gamma Delta Prize In Mathematics for Seniors**

**2019**

Samantha Jarvis ’19

**2018**

Shufan Wang ’18, Richard Samuelson ’18, Deven Roberts ’18

**2017**

Catherine A. Cooper’17, Shriya V. Nagpal ’17, John C. Wallace ’17

**2016**

Gregory J. Convertito

**2015**

Hyunsu Cho

**2014**

Vlad S. Burca, Gokuleshwor Pokharel, Sama Shrestha

**2013**

Andrei Marchidan, Emma C. Phillips, Nitin Sajankila

**2012**

Kevin Huang, Todor N. Mitev

**2011**

Dimitar V. Gochev, Rahul R. Shakya

**2010**

Vinit Agrawal

**2009**

Kalin V. Gochev

**2008**

Leighann Kinter, Haley Lepo

**2007**

Daniel J. Kelleher, Saiying He

**2006**

Michael R. Sollami

**2005**

John Douglas Corning, Fernanda Soledad Mune

**2004**

Nhon Trinh

**2003**

Marin Kobilarov, Maximillan B. Shaffer, Julie MacPhee

**2002**

Lisa M Termine, Kimberly M. Stevens

**2001**

Sean Conaghan