HOT SPRINGS — The Arkansas
School for Mathematics, Sciences and the Arts recently announced the awardees
for several summer research fellowships designated for students.
The summer fellowships
provide funds to allow students to conduct summer research for various school
projects. Students must be rising seniors at ASMSA. The awards were announced
during the ASMSA Honors Day Convocation held on May 20.
The following students earned
• Sydney Hazeslip of Cabot
received the ASMSA Trustees’ Service Fellowship for $600. It is awarded to a
rising senior who plans to conduct a summer service learning project of value
to both their home town or school and ASMSA.
• Haven Whitney of Searcy
received the Computer Science Summer Research Fellowship. It is awarded to a
rising senior who plans to participate in a summer computer science learning
experience. The award is $600.
• Victoria Hwang of Maumelle
and Sarah Balenko of Russellville each received a $600 Murphy USA Summer
Research Fellowship. It is awarded by the Murphy USA Foundation to rising
seniors who plan to conduct summer research to complete a capstone project or
International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) project.
• Salim Al-Tamimi of
Jacksonville received the Dan Fredinburg Fellowship for Innovation and
Technology Commercialization. The $600 award is given to a rising senior for
purpose of developing a new viable business venture or commercialization of an
innovative application of technology. This is the first year this fellowship
was awarded. It is named in honor of Class of 1999 alumnus Dan Fredinburg who
was a Google executive at the time of his death while climbing Mount Everest in
• Eilene Pearson Hartford of
received the Alderdice Family Summer Arts Fellowship provides a rising senior
with assistance to complete an art portfolio or capstone project. It is the
first year the $250 fellowship has been awarded.