Alexander Polsely, Ottawa, was honored† for outstanding academic achievements at the University of Kansas mathematics departmentís 56th annual honors banquet April 23 at the KU Adams Alumni Center.

Polsely, a senior in mathematics, was named an Albert F. Zernickow-Barbara Kile-Srinivasan Scholar.

This year the math department presented $88,750 in awards and scholarships. Scholarship recipients will be announced in the fall. Funds for the awards and scholarships are administered through the KU Endowment Association.