The Departmental Citation Award is the highest honor the department can bestow upon an undergraduate, and is only awarded to one student each year in recognition of distinguished undergraduate work. Past winners include: Ryan Doan – 2004, Nathaniel Huebsch – 2003, Shelly Levy-Tzedek – 2002, Dino DiCarlo – 2001, and Benjamin Pelletier – 2000.
Hedi was nominated by Prof. Frank Tendick, who commented: “Throughout her undergraduate career, Hedi has demonstrated remarkable motivation, preparation, and maturity as well as academic excellence. She has demonstrated her commitment to the department and the field of Bioengineering throughout her involvement in coursework, research, tutoring, student activities, industry, and service to the department.”
The award will be presented at the Bioengineering Department Awards Reception on April 13th. Hedi’s name will also be added to the award plaque displayed in the hallway on the 4th floor of Evans Hall.