Biochem student earns Herz Gold Medal at Winter Commencement

12/10/2007 | By: Staff Report  |

University of Nevada, Reno's Herz Gold Medal on Saturday during Winter Commencement ceremonies at Lawlor Events Center.

Jarrett completed her undergraduate academic career with a degree in biochemistry and a cumulative grade-point average of 4.0. She received both the May Foundation and Mildred Knezevich scholarships during her attendance at Nevada.

She plans to attend veterinary school and will learn if she was accepted for further study in January.

The medal, the University's oldest and most prestigious student award, has been presented since 1910 to the graduating senior with the highest grade-point average. Brothers Richard, Carl and Otto Herz established the gold medal when the University was only 36 years old.

Jarrett was one of more than 1,400 degree candidates to earn undergraduate or graduate degrees during Saturday's ceremony at Lawlor Events Center.


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