BMC students recognized for excellence in the sciences
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Dr. Johnny L. Mattox (third from left), chair of the department of mathematics and natural sciences, presented awards to three Blue Mountain College students from Tippah County recognizing them for excellence in the sciences.

Taylor Bain (far left), a senior biology major from Blue Mountain, received the Mattox-Eaton Biology Award.

This award was established by Dr. and Mrs. Johnny L. Mattox (Jean Eaton) in memory of their parents, Rev. William E. Eaton Jr. and Violet Owen Eaton and Oliver L. Mattox Jr. and in honor of Joyce Mills Mattox. The award is presented annually to a biology major with the highest grade point average in biology courses.

Luke Bennett (second from left), a freshman biology major from Walnut, received the Chemistry Achievement Award.

This award is presented annually to the student with the highest grade point average in general chemistry. The student is presented a copy of the most recent edition of the Handbook of Chemistry and Physics by the Chemical Rubber Publishing Company.

Luther Daniel (far right), a junior biology (medical technology) major from Walnut, received the Alan and Carrie Sue Haynes Berry Chemistry Award.

Alan and Carrie Sue Haynes Berry of Nashville, Tenn., established an award to encourage and honor students in science through the recognition of an outstanding student in chemistry. The recipient is selected by a committee made up of the science faculty.