Winthrop Chemistry Major Honored by the Piedmont Section of the American Chemical Society (4/21/03)

The Piedmont section of the American Chemical Society has just announced that Jeff Reeves, a senior chemistry majorat Winthrop University, will be receiving the ACS Piedmont's section's excellence in scholarship award.  Jeff was one of two chemistry students selected for this award; students from colleges and universities in upstate South Carolina, the Charlotte metro area, and western North Carolina were considered by a committee of professional chemists.

Each year, the ACS Piedmont section presents three undergraduate student awards for scholarship, leadership and research.  Considering the large number of colleges and universities there are in the Piedmont region, this is a tremendous recognition from professionals in the field on the achievements of Winthrop chemistry students.Each award consists of $150 plus a certificate.

Jeff will be receiving his award at the monthly ACS meeting this Wednesday, April 23 at Davidson College.  Jeff is graduating in May and will be pursuing an MBA at Winthrop while completing his last year of eligibility as one of Winthrop star Division I baseball pitchers. Jeff intends to pursue a professional baseball career and enter medical school upon its completion.