UK Student Receives Fellowship

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Challis, a physics and mathematics major in the College of Arts and Sciences, is a 2000 graduate of the Villa Madonna Academy and has a 3.977 grade point average at UK. He also is the recipient of the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, the highest honor an undergraduate student in the fields of mathematics, the natural sciences and engineering can win.

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (March 22, 2004) -- John Henton Challis, a senior at the University of Kentucky from Villa Hills, Ky., has been awarded the 2004-05 Alpha Lambda Delta Katherine Cater Fellowship in the amount of $3,000.

The Cater Fellowship is one of only 23 awarded by Alpha Lambda Delta, an academic honor society for first year students. Students apply for these awards during their senior year or after receiving their baccalaureate degree if they have maintained Alpha Lambda Delta initiation standards throughout their college careers. The fellowships are used for graduate study.

Challis, a physics and mathematics major in the College of Arts and Sciences, is a 2000 graduate of the Villa Madonna Academy and has a 3.977 grade point average at UK. He also is the recipient of the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, the highest honor an undergraduate student in the fields of mathematics, the natural sciences and engineering can win.


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