College: Queens College
Awards: Goldwater Scholarship, 2009
Yitzchak Lockerman of Queens College was one of three CUNY students who won 2009 Goldwater scholarships, awarded by the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program established by Congress and named for the late Arizona senator.
The awards of $7,500 per year for one or two years go to students pursuing math, science or engineering to cover various college costs.
Lockerman, a computer science major, plans to conduct research in algorithm design.