**Undergraduate Awards 2017/18:**

**Senior G.E. Prize for Honors Mathematics Majors** (A monetary gift from the General Electric Foundation, awarded to senior honors major in the Department of Mathematics who, in the opinion of the members of the faculty, excelled in mathematics in the senior year) **2017/2018 winners: Christian Hokaj, Patrick LeBlanc, and Paul Sweeney**

**Senior GE Prize for Mathematics Majors** (A monetary gift from the General Electric Foundation, awarded to senior major in the Department of Mathematics who, in the opinion of the members of the faculty, excelled in mathematics in the senior year) **2017/2018 winner: Robert Black and Greg Conti.**

**Norman and Beatrice Haaser Mathematics Scholarships** (Scholarships, made possible by the generosity of the late Professor and Mrs. Haaser, awarded to worthy, needy students majoring in mathematics) **2017/2018 winners: Robert Black, Caitlyn Booms, John Charters, Gregory Conti, Christopher Dethlefs, Gregory Greif, Benjamin Hallberg, Christian Hokaj, and Nathan Klair**

**Robert P. Balles University of Notre Dame Mathematics Scholar.** Robert P. Balles is a retired California Community College mathematics professor, retired businessman, and private investor. His mission is to recognize and reward the most outstanding mathematics majors entering their senior year at the University of Notre Dame. **2017/2018 winners: Honors: Christian Hokaj, Math Major: Colleen Halpin**

**George Kolettis Award in Mathematics** (An award established by friends of the late Professor George Kolettis, for a graduating senior who excelled in mathematics and contributed notably to the esprit de corps of the mathematics student body. **2017/2018 winner: Caitlyn Booms**

**J & C Sophomore Mathematics Award** Exemplary performance in Mathematics classes by a non-honors Math major sophomore Female or Minority student. (“Minority” means African American, Asian, Hispanic, Native American). **2017/2018 winner: **

**Aumann Prize for First Year Students in Mathematics** (A prize given by Ms. Monika Caradonna in honor of her father, Professor Georg Aumann, awarded competitively to a first year honors mathematics student on the basis of recommendations made by the faculty.) **2017/2018 winner: Kyle Weingartner**

**R. Catesby Taliaferro Prize Competition** (A prize established by former students, colleagues and friends of Dr. Taliaferro. This is an essay oriented prize.) **2017/2018 winner: Katherine Gallagher**

**John Thomas Montgomery Scholarship in Mathematics honoring Professor Richard R. Otter.** The purpose of the foundation of this scholarship is to establish a benefaction to assist needy and worthy students in attending the University. The selection of students for the scholarship is to be confined to those who have shown outstanding performance in high school or at the University, with special consideration being given to academic achievement, character, qualities of leadership, and financial need. Preference shall be given to students majoring in Mathematics. This scholarship is made possible by the generosity of the late John Thomas Montgomery. **2017/2018 Recipients: Benjamin Hallberg and Anthony Napolitano**