North Central College - Naperville, IL

Biochemistry, computer science major Grace Muganda earns Science Division award

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Grace Muganda
Grace Muganda

Grace Muganda was honored with the 2011 Outstanding Student in the Division of Science Award during Honors Day May 17 at North Central College.

Muganda is double-majoring in biochemistry and computer science. She was recently recognized for receiving an honorable mention in the prestigious Barry M. Goldwater National Scholarship program.

As a student at North Central, Muganda completed internships at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, presented research at the National Conference for Undergraduate Research, served as president of Focus—a weekly student-led worship experience featuring music, scripture, prayer and reflection—and worked as a lab assistant for upper-level biology courses.