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UCS grad honored by MSU Trustees for achieving perfect 4.0
UCS grad honored by MSU Trustees for achieving perfect 4.0
Posted on 05/25/2020
Alexis Langtry in green graduation gownAlexis Langtry is ending a perfect experience at Michigan State University.

Langtry is among only 91 students honored by the MSU Board of Trustees for earning a perfect 4.0 prior to her graduation.  More than 6,000 students graduated from MSU this year. 

A Utica Community Schools Valedictorian from the Class of 2016, Langtry said her academic foundation to successfully pursue her interest in chemistry. 

“The academic opportunities provided through UCS helped to shape my future success at Michigan State University,” The Eisenhower High School graduate said. 

In addition to receiving the Board of Trustees Award, Langtry was named the 2020 American Chemical Society/Yates Outstanding Graduating Chemistry Major. 

Her MSU experiences also include Undergraduate Learning Assistant for Calculus II students in Lyman Briggs College, Members hip Chair for Making a Memory student service organization, and performed with Ladies First Acapella. 

At Eisenhower, Langtry was in key club and a member of the National Honor Society.  

“The science department at Eisenhower, was not only intellectually challenging but also provided me with the practical insight necessary to pursue a degree in chemistry,” she said. “A special thank you to Jennifer Soloman and Melissa Minton for helping me discover my passion - I would not be where I am today if it were not for their kindness, wisdom, and constant encouragement." 

Following graduation, Langtry will pursue a career as a Chemist at Oakwood Labs, Cleveland, OH or Research Chemist for US Government at Edwards AFB in California. 

While at MSU, she served internships as an Analytical Chemist at Avomeen Analytical Services in Ann Arbor and Chemist at Axalta in Mt. Clemens.