Dr. David R. Bryant was named the winner of the 1st WF Chemistry Distinguished Alumni Award at the General Meeting of the WF Friends of Chemistry during the University’s recent Homecoming festivities. Dr. Bryant received his B.S. degree in chemistry from Wake Forest in 1958 and then earned his Ph.D. at Duke University in organic chemistry in 1961. He then took a position at Union Carbide Corporation and spent his entire career there. He retired from Carbide in 2000 as Senior Corporate Fellow, where he won the Chairman’s Award three times, the most of anyone in the history of the company.