Volume 7, Number 1, 1997

Alums of promise

Sixteen graduates of the past 20 years who exhibit great promise in their professional or public service activities were honored Oct. 31 with University of Delaware Presidential Citations for Outstanding Achievement. Those honored are (back row, from left) Philip M. Jardine, AG '81, '83M, of Knoxville, Tenn., a soil chemist/physicist for the Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Wayne Lord, AG '79, of Fredericksburg, Va., supervisory special agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation; C. Scott Forbes, BE '79, of Summit, N.J., a partner of Andersen Consulting, a global professional services firm; and Melody L.Young, HP '80, of Montville, N.J., senior buyer with Toys 'R' Us; (middle row, from left) Nathan Erwin, AG '81, of Washington, D.C., manager of Smithsonian Institution's Insect Zoo; Eugene Bernosky, EG '80, of Watsonville, Calif., co-founder of Applied Chemical Solutions, provider of high purity chemicals to the semiconductor industry, and owner of a technology investment banking practice; D. Charles Herak, EG '85, '94M/BE, product manager for Hercules Inc.; Marianne Richter, AS '90M, of Chicago, curator for the Union League Club of Chicago; and Lisa M. Salati, HP '78, of Morgantown, W.Va., an assistant professor of biochemistry at West University University; and (front row, from left) Teresa Mullett Ressel, EG '86, '87M, of Great Falls, Va., vice president, national environmental, health and safety, for Kaiser Permanente; Jane G. Govatos, HN '95M, of Lewes, Del., first nurse practitioner for Milford Memorial Hospital's Georgetown Primary Care Center; Marcia Bauer Capuano, HP '85M, of Carmel, Ind., principal of IPS-Harshman Middle School in Indianapolis; Kathryn Koch Fleming, EG '79, of Hong Kong, president of Amoco Chemical China; and Margaret Van Heek, HP '85, of Scotch Plains, N.J., principal scientist at the Schering-Plough Research Institute. Not pictured are John T. Huggard III, HN '80, of Roanoke Rapids, N.C., chief anesthetist for Halifax Memorial Hospital, and Velda Jones-Potter, EG '79, of Wilmington, Del., manager of contract manufacturing for the DuPont Co.