Food Science Student Awards & Recognitions

Many of our students are recognized for their efforts in research, academics, leadership, and innovation. Below is a list to name a few of those recognitions.

Indiana Soybean Alliance and the Indiana Corn Marketing Council:

Student Product Development Competition



2nd place for Corn-Based Stove Top Cleaner

Diezhang Wu (FS
Shuai Wang (ABE)



1st place tie for Soy Melt-A-Way Cupcake Liners

Marci Colglazier (FS)
Victoria Horton (ABE)
Erin Rosswurm (ABE)
Anna Verseman (BCHM)


Institute of Food Technologists College Bowl Team National Competition

2016 Team Finalist

Christopher Cheng
Natalie Donovan
Yahya Ismail
Kathryn Johnson
Simran Kaur
Ryan Murphy
Juan Sanchez
Leigh Schmidt


2009 Team Finalist

Marie Loewen
Madhuvanti Kale
Mandar Patel
Richa Vaid
Nirupama Vaidya
Willis Yu


Institute of Food Technologists Product Development Team National Competition

2009 Team Finalist

Marie Loewen
Jason Mueller
Stacey Hirt


Institute of Food Technologists DD Williamson's Beverage Coloring Competition

2011 (Inaugural year)

Pui Yeu “Rei” Phoon, 1st Place

Institute of Food Technologists Student Association

 Jay Gilbert, President, 2014-2015

American Association for the Advancement of Science

Jonathan Kershaw, Emerging Leaders In Science & Society Fellow, 2015

Phi Beta Kappa National Honorary Society


Amber Furrer
Kevin Na



Joshua Gudeman
Ahmad Kazem
Jason Mueller
Anne Secor
Sarah Verkamp

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