In the 2013-14 school year alone, UK students earned 11 more national awards than the previous year, including a prized Truman Scholarship and two Goldwaters.
A&S undergraduate Samuel Saarinen, majoring in computer science, mathematics, and physics, has been awarded the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship.
Josiah Hanna, of Lexington, Ky., has been awarded the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship worth up to $7,500 per year. Hanna is one of 271 students nationwide awarded the Goldwater Scholarship this year.
UK sophomore and A&S Hiver Josiah Hanna and junior David Spencer have received honorable mention recognition from the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program.