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Jared Allen   |   Camby, IN   |    Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
•   Undergraduate college, class, and major: Brigham Young University ’07, genetics and biotechnology
•   Graduate college and degree: Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, MS in biology

National Honor Society member and Eagle Scout with experience teaching English in Seoul, Korea, and working as a youth counselor.
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Darci Ames   |   Avon, IN   |   University of Indianapolis
•   Undergraduate college, class, and major: Kettering University ’92, industrial engineering
•   Graduate college and degree: University of Michigan – Dearborn, MS in industrial systems and engineering and MBA

Industrial engineer for more than ten years; active parent volunteer, PTO president, and president of MOMS club, a non-profit organization.
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Zachary Blackwood   |   West Lafayette, IN   |   Purdue University
•   Undergraduate college, class, and major: Purdue University ’09, physics and mathematics

Honors student with research experience; tutor of algebra, trigonometry, and differentiation & integration; mission work in Cyprus and Israel.
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David Bohn   |   Kokomo, IN   |   Purdue University
•   Undergraduate college, class, and major: University of Wisconsin ’87, engineering

Lifelong learner with more than 20 years’ experience in engineering; Toastmasters International mentor; active parent supporter of the Northwestern School Band and Color Guard.
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Ashlee Brewer   |   Terre Haute, IN   |   University of Indianapolis
•   Undergraduate college, class, and major: Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology ’09, chemistry

Vice Master Alchemist of the Professional Fraternity Alpha Chi Sigma, with prior experience in laboratory and research; presented at the 3rd Annual IRCBC Undergraduate Student Research Symposium.
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Robyn Burns   |   Franklin, IN   |   University of Indianapolis
•   Undergraduate college, class, and major: Franklin College ’06, biology

Animal lab technician; involved with Indianapolis Invaders Crispus Attucks Mentoring Partnership; volunteer assistant coach at St. Jude Middle School for track & field and cross country; six time NCAA Division III national qualifier for track and cross-country.
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William Carter   |   Indianapolis, IN   |   Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
•   Undergraduate college, class, and major: Earlham College ’93, mathematics
•   Graduate college and degree: Earlham College, MDiv with pastoral ministry emphasis

Former district manager for financial services firm; pastor of more than ten years; youth leader and former camp counselor.
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Jarred Corwin   |   McCordsville, IN   |   University of Indianapolis
•   Undergraduate college, class, and major: Ball State University ’07, chemistry

Quality control analyst and analytical chemist; active volunteer for the Student Affiliates of the American Chemical Society; recipient of the Ball State University Presidential Scholarship.
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Laura Cummings   |   Indianapolis, IN   |   University of Indianapolis
•   Undergraduate college, class, and major: DePauw University ’89, chemistry
•   Graduate college and degree: University of Wisconsin — Madison, MS in biochemistry

Former laboratory technician, magna cum laude graduate of DePauw; active parent who is a coach for MathCounts, founder and teacher of elementary-level science clubs, and current president of the PTA; professional violinist.
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Timothy Devlin   |   Indianapolis, IN   |   Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
•   Undergraduate college, class, and major: Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis ’07, media arts and science

Freelance film producer and journalist, with experience substitute teaching; former Dean’s List student and Eagle Scout; skateboarder of 12 years.
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Lawrence DuBose   |   Lafayette, IN   |   Purdue University
•   Undergraduate college, class, and major: Purdue University ’05, biology

Currently a chemist with experience in research, small business, and industry; tutor and youth leader; certified Emergency Medical Technician.
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Elizabeth Ernst   |   Carmel, IN   |   Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
•   Undergraduate college, class, and major: Purdue University ’88, chemical engineering
•   Graduate college and degree: Indiana University, MBA

Former engineering consultant and project coordinator; active parent volunteer; serves as a tutor and assistant in an Indianapolis public school.
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Tracy Fairchild   |   Columbus, IN   |   Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
•   Undergraduate college, class, and major: Purdue University ’94, wildlife science

Former wildlife damage specialist and biological science technician for the United States Department of Agriculture; most recently a substitute teacher and paraprofessional for the Columbus Area Career Connection.
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Mary Hansen   |   Carmel, IN   |   Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
•   Undergraduate college, class, and major: Clemson University ’88, chemistry

Merck Index Award winner with marketing, sales, and project management experience in the chemical industry; active parent volunteer; former instructor of aerobics, soccer, and T-ball.
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William Hiatt, Jr.   |   Lebanon, IN   |   Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
•   Undergraduate college, class, and major: Indiana University, Bloomington ’06, biology

Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Recipient and Student Affiliate of the American Chemical Society; prior experience as a lab technician, substitute teacher, and high school football coach.
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Jesse Hoteling   |   Lafayette, IN   |   Purdue University
•   Undergraduate college, class, and major: Purdue University ’03, entomology
•   Graduate college and degree: Purdue University, MS in entomology

Entomologist with experience as a university research assistant; avid gardener and bird watcher; member of the Entomological Society of America.
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Dustin Hughes   |   Covington, IN   |   Purdue University
•   Undergraduate college, class, and major: Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology ’09, mechanical engineering

National Dean’s List student with engineering experience in product safety and quality control; member of the Rose Ultimate Frisbee Club.
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Kathryn Hughes   |   West Lafayette, IN   |   Purdue University
•   Undergraduate college, class, and major: Purdue University ’09, biology

Veterinary assistant and horseback riding instructor with experience as a university resident assistant; mentor for Women in Science; Secretary and Treasurer of the Science Olympiad Club.
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Timothy Jacobs   |   West Lafayette, IN   |   Purdue University
•   Undergraduate college, class, and major: Purdue University ’09, computer science and mathematics

Indiana Resident Top Scholar Award winner with experience in web and software development; member of the National and Purdue Associations for Computing Machinery (ACM).
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Jacqueline Jansing   |   Lebanon, IN   |   Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
•   Undergraduate college, class, and major: Purdue University ’05, wildlife management

Former cooperative education program technician for the Indiana Department of Natural Resources; experience working in wildlife habitats and fish hatcheries; active member of conservation clubs.
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David Johnson, III   |   Indianapolis, IN   |   University of Indianapolis
•   Undergraduate college, class, and major: Delaware State University ’97, business administration

Teacher’s assistant in mathematics with experience as a human resources specialist; after-school tutor for the Tutoring Our Youth for Success (T.O.Y.S.) program; holds Japanese language certification.
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Gayle Joseph   |   Indianapolis, IN   |   Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
•   Undergraduate college, class, and major: Kentucky State University ’04, biology
•   Graduate college and degree: University of Kentucky, MS in medical sciences with physiology concentration

Research assistant and lab technician, having co-authored manuscripts and published presentations; mentor; and volunteer for the University of Kentucky Outreach Center for Science.
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Lauren Klemme   |   DeMotte, IN   |   Purdue University
•   Undergraduate college, class, and major: Purdue University ’02, Actuarial Sciences and Statistics

More than five years experience as an actuary and actuarial analyst; former Dean’s List student and president of the Purdue Actuary Club.
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Scott Knust   |   Indianapolis, IN   |   Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
•   Undergraduate college, class, and major: University of Indianapolis ’09, chemistry and physics

Presidential Scholarship award winner and Dean’s List student; award-winner for excellence in both chemistry and mathematics; physics tutor and laboratory assistant; co-founder of Catholic Student Association; co-captain of University of Indianapolis’ varsity track and field team.
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Mark Lasbury   |   Indianapolis, IN   |   Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
•   Undergraduate college, class, and major: Indiana University, Bloomington ’86, chemistry
•   Graduate college and degree: Indiana University, Bloomington, Ph.D. in pathology

Assistant scientist of seven years with the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Indiana University; reviewer of several academic journals and co-author of more than 20 peer-reviewed publications; actively involved in university committees with experience in IUPUI’s Upward Bound Program.
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Keith Manring   |   Indianapolis, IN   |   University of Indianapolis
•   Undergraduate college, class, and major: Oregon State University ’85, journalism

Self-taught in science and biology; former middle school English and ESL teacher; currently employed with The Indianapolis Star and has worked in journalism for more than ten years; attained rank of captain in the U.S. Marine Corps.
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Mark McClenning   |   Lafayette, IN   |   Purdue University
•   Undergraduate college, class, and major: The Ohio State University ’83, agriculture/agronomy
•   Graduate college and degree: The Ohio State University, MS in agronomy

College-level teaching experience in introductory-level mathematics and statistics courses, as well as biology lecture and laboratory courses; laboratory technician of nearly ten years with an avid interest in outdoor plant species and animals.
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Andrew McIntire   |   Indianapolis, IN   |   Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
•   Undergraduate college, class, and major: Indiana University, Bloomington ’08, mathematics and East Asian languages and culture

Hudson and Holland Scholars program member and award recipient; experience as an evaluator for the math department (Indiana University) and an undergraduate assistant for physics.
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Kathryn Meier   |   Terre Haute, IN   |   University of Indianapolis
•   Undergraduate college, class, and major: St. Mary of the Woods College ’01, biology
•   Graduate college and degree: Louisiana State University, MS in microbiology and immunology

Served as adjunct faculty for a college biotechnology department; co-authored peer-reviewed publications and participated in several national and international conferences, presenting on combating yellow fever and other viruses.
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Amanda Miracle   |   Wheaton, IL   |   University of Indianapolis
•   Undergraduate college, class, and major: Lewis University ’08, chemistry

Laboratory technician and Student Affiliate of the American Chemical Society; volunteers with the Humanitarian Service Project and American Cancer Society; tutors elementary-level students.
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Sarah Moreland   |   West Lafayette, IN   |   Purdue University
•   Undergraduate college, class, and major: Purdue University ’03, animal science

Laboratory technician with experience as a kennel worker and veterinarian’s assistant; formerly participated in the 4-H horse program and the Purdue All-American Marching Band.
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Laura Norris   |   Lafayette, IN   |   Purdue University
•   Undergraduate college, class, and major: Purdue University ’06, genetic biology

Quality control technician with experience as a lab assistant; Purdue University Junior Scholar of Biology and French; 1st grade writing tutor for the South Bend Community School Corporation.
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Louis Ockey   |   Carmel, IN   |   Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
•   Undergraduate college, class, and major: Fairfield University ’62, physics

Former systems engineer and account manager for IBM; division vice president of finance and administration for Avnet; former president of Century Software, Inc.; served on the Millersville Borough Planning Commission and Millersville Fire Police; American Heart Association healthy cooking instructor.
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Todd Oneacre   |   Indianapolis, IN   |   Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
•   Undergraduate college, class, and major: Otterbein College ’93, environmental studies
•   Graduate college and degree: University of Alabama, MS in geology

Staff scientist and geologist for over ten years at two Indianapolis-based companies; active volunteer youth soccer coach; founding member of the Sunnyside Elementary Dad’s Club.
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Alyce Porawski   |   Monticello, IN   |   Purdue University
•   Undergraduate college, class, and major: Lehigh University ’02, biology
•   Graduate college and degree: Lehigh University, MEd in elementary education

Title I reading teaching with intern and substitute experience at a variety of grade levels; recipient of the Contribution to Student Life Award; Frontier High School cheer coach.
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Susan Reagin   |   Noblesville, IN   |   Purdue University
•   Undergraduate college, class, and major: Purdue University ’87, engineering
•   Graduate college and degree: Ball State University, MBA

Twenty-one years in the automotive industry with experience ranging from industrial engineering and manufacturing to sales and finance; recipient of several company awards reflecting excellence in finance, performance quality, and overall initiative; youth soccer coach for the Noblesville United Soccer Club.
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Rebecca Rogers   |   Lebanon, IN   |   Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
•   Undergraduate college, class, and major: Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis ’07, biology
•   Graduate college and degree: Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis ’09, MS in biology

Associate instructor of biology, with prior experience as a certified nurse’s aid and pharmacy technician; experience as mentor for math, biology, and chemistry.
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Traci Schath   |   Fishers, IN   |   Purdue University
•   Undergraduate college, class, and major: Indiana University-East ’08, mathematics

Chancellor’s/Dean’s List student with honors in mathematics; university math tutor; experience coaching high school volleyball and track teams.
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Janelle Shore   |   Mooreland, IN   |   University of Indianapolis
•   Undergraduate college, class, and major: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign ’87, engineering

Tutor of several years in math, science, and English topics through high school levels; former systems engineer of ten years; volunteer director, board member, and commissioner of the Fishers Soccer Club.
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Jamie Smay   |   Anderson, IN   |   Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
•   Undergraduate college, class, and major: University of Evansville ’07, biochemistry

Dean’s List student in the Honors Program and member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars; SAT/ACT math instructor with experience as a lab assistant; saxophone player who served as a student instructor for the University of Evansville music department.
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Dawn Stelts   |   Westfield, IN   |   Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
•   Undergraduate college, class, and major: Bryn Mawr College ’91, biology

Habitat steward for the National Wildlife Federation with experience in ecological landscaping, planning, and implementing ecological education projects for middle school students; five years in pharmaceutical research, focused on allergy and immunology studies; tutor for A Better Chance and library assistant at the Indianapolis Museum of Art.
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Alan Stuckey   |   New Palestine, IN   |   University of Indianapolis
•   Undergraduate college, class, and major: Purdue University ’76, horticulture

Entomology and beekeeping expert, with an avid interest in educating others in apiculture; sales professional for more than 20 years; youth leader and foster parent.
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Rebecca Taylor   |   University Heights, OH   |   Purdue University
•   Undergraduate college, class, and major: John Carroll University ’09, biology

Recipient of the President’s Education Award for Outstanding Academic Excellence with experience as an undergraduate researcher and lab assistant; founding member of Every Two Minutes, female peer education club on sexual assault.
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Hwa Tsu   |   Indianapolis, IN   |   University of Indianapolis
•   Undergraduate college, class, and major: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign ’03, engineering
•   Graduate college and degree: Purdue University ’09, Ph.D. in biomedical engineering

Merit award winner in the Lincoln Foundation Engineering Design Undergraduate Competition and member of Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society and the National Society of Collegiate Scholars; former research assistant; served as a tutor for the Chicago Urban Project.
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Tammy Vermillion   |   Noblesville, IN   |   University of Indianapolis
•   Undergraduate college, class, and major: Ball State University ’81, biology
•   Graduate college and degree: Indiana Institute of Technology, MBA

Clinical laboratory and diagnostics experience of more than 25 years; invented concept for inhalant abuse detector for teens; managed training of new scientists and peers.
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Georgia Watson   |   Indianapolis, IN   |   Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
•   Undergraduate college, class, and major: Michigan State University ’99, biochemistry

Lab technician with experience as a quality control and analytical chemist; five years, to date, in urban classrooms as substitute teacher and active parent liaison.
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Megan Watson   |   Zionsville, IN   |   University of Indianapolis
•   Undergraduate college, class, and major: Purdue University ’95, genetic biology

Thirteen years in pharmaceutical sales with experience in tutoring math and English; formerly employed in library services.
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Ashley Westra   |   Greenwood, IN   |   University of Indianapolis
•   Undergraduate college, class, and major: University of Indianapolis ’09, biology

Dean’s Scholar and National Honor Society student with experience as a teaching and lab assistant; award-winning bassoonist.
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Ashley Wethington   |   Shelbyville, IN   |   Purdue University
•   Undergraduate college, class, and major: Purdue University ’08, biology

Dean’s List student with experience in medical research; 2005 honors graduate of Shelbyville High; active in school leadership and captained the cheerleading team.
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Marsha Zimmerman    |   Indianapolis, IN   |   University of Indianapolis
•   Undergraduate college, class, and major: Purdue University ’85, environmental health

Former chemist and clinical scientist with more than 20 years of lab-based experience; secondary ENL (English as a New Language) instructional assistant; volunteer scientist for Science-by-Mail student program.
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