Centre seniors honored as John C. Young Scholars
DANVILLE, KY -- Seven Centre College seniors have been honored this year in the John C. Young Scholars program. Each was chosen to collaborate with a Centre professor in advanced research and received a stipend to cover expenses related to his or her project.
All of the scholars are nearing completion of their work and will present their results in a campus symposium set for Saturday, May 15.
This year's scholars and their topics are as follows. David Adams, a graduate of Danville High School who now lives in Athens, Ga., collaborated with Clarence Wyatt of the history program for a study of Richard Nixon's 1960 campaign for the Presidency. Chris Anderson, a resident of Maysville, collaborated with Michael Barton of the biology program for an investigation of fish species on New Providence Island.
John Ballert of Louisville collaborated with Stephanie Dew of the biology program for study of vitamin A in the visual cycle. Michael Bradshaw of South Pekin, Ill., collaborated with David Binger in the computer science program in efforts to develop a fast file computer operating system.
Lisa Houser of Louisville worked with Brent White in the psychology program on a psychobiology study of animal behavior. Ben Jessie of Knob Lick pursued research with Joe Workman in the chemistry program on the topic of oxidation in liquid crystals.
Matt Meacham of Chester, Ill., worked with Robert Weaver of the Centre music faculty for a study of recent trends in church music in southern Illinois.
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