Hewlett Receives COALS Senior Merit Award

Jeremy Hewlett with Dr. Mark Hussey

Jeremy Hewlett. right, with Dr. Mark A. Hussey – Vice Chancellor and Dean for Agriculture and Life Sciences. Photo by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

Congratulations to senior Entomology major Jeremy Hewlett as he received the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences’ Senior Merit Award during the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Spring Convocation.

Hewlett is a member of the Texas A&M Undergraduate Entomology Student Organization and works in Dr. Micky Eubanks’ lab studying the ant-aphid mutualisms and how to use them in controlling other pests while increasing crop yield.

He also participated in certification classes and group sailing activities in the American Sailing Association and the Kemah Sailing Club in 2011-2012 and was involved with the Aircraft Owner and Pilot Association from 2008-2014. He also was a volunteer software developer from 2012 and was involved in the SANS GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst Advisory Board from 2001-2005.

Hewlett received three awards during his college career, including the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society in 2013 and the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society in 2014, as well as receiving the Houston Community College System’s Chemistry Student of the Year in 2013.

The Senior Merit Award is the highest award that is given to an undergraduate by the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. To be eligible, students must be projected to graduate during the 2016 calendar year.

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