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30 students win 2020 Outstanding Senior Awards

By The Communications Team | April 13, 2020

Thirty undergraduate seniors from The College of Engineering and Computing were recognized with Outstanding Senior Awards this year. The award recipients were recommended by faculty members and selected based on their academic excellence, undergraduate research participation and active involvement in the college or university community.

The University of South Carolina presented Kevin Gagnon, a computer science student, with the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award. This award is the university's highest undergraduate honor and recognizes outstanding achievements, campus leadership, exemplary character and service to the community. It is given to one female and male senior each year.

The South Carolina Society of Professional Engineers gave out six of the awards at its banquet on February 17. The recipients were:

  • Brianna Borders, Chemical Engineering
  • Tyler Brant, Electrical Engineering
  • Caleb Conner, Computer Engineering
  • Daniel Cooper, Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Chandler Garrett, Mechanical Engineering
  • Heather Kobilnyk, Biomedical Engineering

Additionally, 24 seniors received Outstanding Senior Awards as part of University Awards Day. The recipients of the college's Outstanding Senior Awards were:

Students who received the university’s Outstanding Senior Award have demonstrated major achievement in the categories of service, leadership, academics and research. The recipients of the UofSC Outstanding Senior Award were:

Selection for the President's Awards were based on academic accomplishments, leadership achievements, co-curricular involvement and service to the Carolina community. The recipients of the President's Award were:

The College of Engineering and Computing commends these students on their achievements and looks forward to seeing how these future Gamecock graduates solve the problems of tomorrow.


View all of The University of South Carolina's Outstanding Seniors


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