2003 Renaissance Prize Winners

At the 2003 commencement, the university has recognized 93 seniors as USC Renaissance Scholars. Each student has completed a major and a minor, or a double major, in two disparate fields with a grade point average of 3.5 or better. Each Renaissance Scholar is also eligible to enter the Renaissance Scholar Prize competition. From among the 67 scholars who chose to compete, 10 have been nominated to receive a $10,000 prize. The 10 prize recipients form an exemplary group.

Deepika Bains

Major: American Studies and Ethnicity (Asian American Studies)
Minors: Natural Science; Urban Neighborhood Studies

Laura Balcerzak

Major: Chemistry (B.A.)
Minor: Art History

Nicole Condrick

Majors: Comparative Literature; Political Science

Akta Patel

Majors: Biological Sciences (B.S.); Religion

Melissa Patterson

Majors:Biomedical Engineering (Biochemical Engineering); English (Creative Writing)

Brad Pentelute

Majors: Chemistry (B.S.); Psychology

Dara Purvis

Major: Political Science
Minor: Theatre

Matthew Stofferahn

Major: Music Composition
Minor: Natural Science

Paul Tillberg

Major: Comparative Literature
Minor: Musical Studies

Michael Wiser

Majors: Biochemistry; Psychobiology
Minor: History


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