Chemical Engineering Names Spring 2018-19 Noel E. Moore Achievement Award Recipients

Thursday, May 16, 2019

The Department of Chemical Engineering recognizes the good attitudes that these students show toward learning and congratulates Jessica, Logan, and Richard for being great role models.

The Department of Chemical Engineering has announced the winners of the Noel E. Moore Achievement Award for spring quarter 2018-19.

The winners are sophomore Jessica E. Radomski, junior Logan R. Crum and senior Hee Won (Richard) Kong.

Each quarter, the department recognizes academic excellence on the part of our students. The awards are named in memory of Professor Noel E. Moore, an outstanding educator and faculty leader on campus for 30 years. Moore served for a decade as head of the Department of Chemical Engineering, was an early leader of Operation Catapult, and was a key advocate for making the institute co-educational. He was named an emeritus faculty member after his retirement in 1998. He passed away in 2018.


Jessica E. Radomski (Sophomore)
Jessica Radomski is recognized for her initiative and active participation in the learning process. Adam Nolte, Head of the Department of Chemical Engineering, says that professors note that she is a "positive presence in the classroom, bringing energy to in-class class activities and class discussions. Jessica’s strong work ethic this academic year has led to notable improvement in her academic performance. Outside of the classroom, Jessica is an active participant in Alpha Omicron Pi, serving as the president and event coordinator, and is also a member of RHIT Habitat for Humanity. Congratulations, Jessica!"

Logan R. Crum (Junior)
Logan Crum is being recognized for his hard work and dedication to learning. According to Nolte, faculty commented that "Logan is extremely attentive and asks insightful questions in th classroom that clarify and expand on concepts for his classmates. He is also extremely proactive in his studies while also continuously reviewing and learning from assignments to further his understanding of course material. Keep up the great work, Logan!"

Hee Won (Richard) Kong (Senior)
Richard Kong is recognized by the Chemical Engineering Department for his professionalism and academic performance. Nolte adds that professors said that he "has worked very hard this quarter to turn in neat, accurate, and thorough work in his classes. He has also displayed the highest levels of respect and professionalism to his peers, professors, staff, and mentors both in and out of the classroom. Congratulations, Richard!"