Meet biology’s Top Graduates of 2012-2013

During the spring 2013 semester, Barry’s biology program recognized seven top students for their accomplishments both in and out of the classroom. These students, who graduated during the 2012-2013 academic year, were awarded certificates by the department for their exemplary grades and service. To view a full list of each student’s honors/awards, service and research experience, visit the display on the second floor of the Natural and Health Sciences (NHS) Building.

Meet Barry’s top biology students for the 2012-2013 academic year:

Alec Davila

Alec Davila

Major: Pre-Professional Biology
Hometown: Tavernier, Fla.


Noteworthy Honors/Award(s): Dean’s Award for Outstanding Graduate in Arts and Sciences; Winner and runner-up in biology, Barry University STEM 2013: Fifth Annual Research Symposium; Barry Outstanding Physics Student (Spring 2012); Biology Maximizing Access to Research Careers (MARC); vice president, Beta Beta Beta National Biological Honor Society; vice president, American Medical Student Association (AMSA)


Alicia Guerrero

Alicia Guerrero

Major: Biology
Hometown: Sarasota, Fla.


Noteworthy Honors/Award(s): Goizueta Minority Science Scholarship (2011-2012); G. Duncan Finlay Health Career Scholarship (2009); Doctors Hospital Auxiliary Health Care Field Scholarship (2009); Barry University Volleyball Coach’s Award (2011-2012); Selby Scholar Scholarship Program (2009); Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Scholarship (2009); Doctors Hospital Auxiliary Health Care Field Scholarship (2009); president, Pre-Physician Assistant Student Association


Jarred Fiedler

Jarred Fiedler

Major: Pre-Professional Biology
Hometown: Sunny Isles Beach, Fla.


Noteworthy Honors/Award(s): Barry Outstanding Organic Chemistry Student (Spring 2012)


Marcela Toro

Marcela Toro

Major: Pre-Professional Biology
Hometown: Tegucigalpa, Honduras


Noteworthy Honors/Award(s): Recognition for Outstanding performance as Physics 2012 Teacher’s Assistant (December 2012); First place, Barry University STEM 2013: Fifth Annual Research Symposium; Travel awards to Society of Toxicology (SOT) 52nd Annual Meeting (2012) and Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (2012)


Tania Torres Delgado

Tania Torres Delgado

Major: Pre-Professional Biology
Hometown: Camuy, Puerto Rico


Noteworthy Honors/Award(s): Sunshine State Conference Volleyball Academic All-District Distinction (2012); Nominated for Barry University Female Student-Athlete of the Year (2011-2012); Black and White Award (Most Valuable Player, Volleyball), Barry University Intercollegiate Athletics (2011-2012); Barry University Scholar Baller honors (2009-2011)


Reshma Baddaloo

Reshma Baddaloo

Major: Pre-Professional Biology
Hometown: San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago


Noteworthy Award(s): Nominated for Outstanding Biology Major (2012); Youth leader, Operation Mobilization (Trinidad and Tobago)


Lauren Sanchez

Lauren Sanchez

Major: Pre-Professional Biology
Hometown: Miramar, Fla.


Noteworthy Award(s): Second place, Barry University STEM 2011: Third Annual Research Symposium; Most Outstanding Freshman in General Chemistry, Barry University (Spring 2010); Biology MBRS Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement (RISE); president, American Medical Student Association (AMSA)