Alex Babcock '21 is the recipient of the Drago Chemistry Award. This award is given to a rising senior based on academic achievement, laboratory skills, promise in the field of Chemistry and recommendations by the faculty of the Department of Chemistry.
Alex Babcock initially started at Tompkins Community College where he pursued an associates in engineering and played on the baseball team. After two years at TC3, Alex transferred to Ithaca to pursue a bachelor's in chemistry and played on the baseball team for one year. In the 2021 spring semester, he began doing research with Rebecca Craig on harmful algal blooms in Cayuga Lake. He plans to work after graduating with interest in pursuing a master's degree in chemical engineering or pursuing to become an optometrist.
Other Academic Achievements:
Flora Brown Award
3.9 GPA after getting sent home during the 2020 spring semester