Posted on 16 February 2012
The Alice MacLennan Prize is awarded each year to the undergraduate who achieves the highest marks in the first year of the Department’s BSc Programme. The prize was won this year by Zhihui Sim, a student from Singapore. She is seen below receiving her prize certificate from Head of Department, Quentin Summerfield, and Chair of the Board of Studies, Tim Andrews.
History of the Prize
The prize was established in 2001 in memory of Alice MacLennan, who died after a long illness whilst a student in the first year of our course in 1999/2000. The prize carries an award of £250 and the prize fund has been created by donation's from Alice's parents and from many members of staff and students who knew her.