WKU Students Earn KY Academy of Science Honors
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Date: Thursday, December 7th, 2017
The Kentucky Academy of Science held its 2017 Annual Meeting November 3-4 at Murray State University. More than 500 scientists and students attended the 2017 Annual meeting, and hundreds of undergraduate and graduate students from Kentucky and regional colleges and universities participated in the research competitions.
KAS is pleased to announce award winners of the student competitions from Western Kentucky University:
Undergraduate poster presentation:
Benjamin Kash, 1st place, Chemistry: Organic/Inorganic
Alexander Banaszak, 1st place, Physics & Astronomy
Alex Henson, 3rd place, Physics & Astronomy
Blaine Patty, 1st place, Physiology & Biochemistry
Matthew Millay, 1st place, Physiology & Biochemistry
Undergraduate oral presentation:
Ryan Lamb, 1st place, Chemistry: Analytical/Physical
Mara Krempel, 2nd place, Chemistry: Analytical/Physical
Kayla Steward, 3rd place, Chemistry: Analytical/Physical
Audrey Alexander, 3rd place, Ecology & Environmental Science
Jason Fox, 3rd place, Geography
Samuel Kessler, 1st place, Agriculture
Audrey Barnett, 3rd place, Agriculture
Keelee Pullum, 3rd place, Cellular & Molecular Biology
Wendy Cecil, 1st place, Ecology & Environmental Science
Austin Gabhart, 1st place, Mathematics
Graduate oral presentation:
Mason Gibson, 2nd place, Anthropology & Sociology
Afolasayo Aromiwura, 2nd place, Cellular & Molecular Biology
Hongyan Gao, 1st place, Chemistry: Organic/Inorganic
Jonathan Malone, 2nd place, Chemistry: Organic/Inorganic
Konnor Jones, 2nd place, Chemistry: Analytical/Physical
Jesus Alejandro Berlanga, 3rd place, Chemistry: Analytical/Physical
Samantha Thomas, 3rd place, Ecology & Environmental Science
James Shelley, 1st place, Geography
Kathryn Laslie, 1st place, Zoology
Cassandra Scalf, 2nd place, Zoology
Winners in all categories are available here, along with photos of awards winners
The Kentucky Academy of Science is a non-profit organization, founded in 1914, whose mission is to foster scientific discovery and understanding in Kentucky. Asbury University faculty, staff and students may become members of the Kentucky Academy of Science at www.kyscience.org.
For more information: Amanda Fuller, Kentucky Academy of Science, (859)-227-2837; email@example.com
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