Six Centre College students recently won awards at the Kentucky Academy of Science’s 2015 Annual Meeting, earning first, second and third places.
More than 800 scientists and students attended the meeting on Nov. 13 and 14 at Northern Kentucky University. Centre students who won competitions for undergraduate research oral presentations or research posters include (pictured l to r): Kaylind Batey ’17 (first place in Science Education, oral presentation), Ashley Merkin ’16 (second place in Psychology, oral presentation), Taylor Walker-Smith ’18 and Kaylyn Berg ’17 (second place in Psychology, joint poster), and Sangyi Hu ’16 and Kunhan Tang ’17 (third place in Psychology, joint oral presentation).
“The behavioral neuroscience and psychology programs are committed to providing outstanding academic and research training,” Assistant Professor of Psychology Aaron Godlaski said. “It is a welcome validation to see the hard work of our students and their supervisors recognized for their efforts.”
Faculty, staff and students of Centre College may become members of the Kentucky Academy of Science, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to foster scientific discovery and understanding in Kentucky, at www.kyscience.org.
by Elise L. Murrell
December 10, 2015