Senior Profile: Mark Ball
RELEASED: Nov. 10, 2005
DANVILLE, KYHometown: Harlan, Ky.
Major: Biochemistry and molecular biology
Study Abroad: New Zealand (CentreTerm 2004), Strasbourg (Summer 2004), Language School in Costa Rica (Summer 2005)
"Centre's study abroad program was one reason I chose to come here. I'd never been out of the country before college, but I've had the chance to study abroad three times in the last two years."
Internships: University of Kentucky General Clinical Research Center (Summer 2003), University of Louisville Brown Cancer Center (Summer 2004), Johns Hopkins School of Medicine (Summer 2005)
Extracurricular Activities: Student Senate President, Phi Kappa Tau Treasurer, Resident Assistant, Omicron Delta Kappa Co-President, Director of Valet Parking for the Norton Center, John C. Young Scholar
Future Plans: Medical school
Quotable: "Centre has prepared me well for the future. It's taught me to think critically and analytically through its broad curriculum and has given me the tools to succeed in the fields of science and medicine. It's provided me with the opportunity to become involved on campus and in the community, and it's allowed me to develop life long relationships."What Others Say About Mark: "Mark has been great to work with during his John C. Young Scholar project," says Stephen Asmus, Elizabeth Molloy Dowling associate professor of biology and biochemistry and molecular biology. "He's excited about learning new information and new techniques and has been diligent in his lab analysis."
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