Students win KAS awards

WILMORE, KY—Five science majors and one math major placed in the 93rd Kentucky Academy of Science competition Nov. 8-10.

More than 350 graduate and undergraduate students of science from colleges and universities across Kentucky publicly presented research and competed in 18 scientific disciplines.

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KAS presenters

“I am so very proud of all our seniors who represented Asbury College science and mathematics at the meetings this year,” said Dr. Frank Wilbur, professor of biology.

Asbury College students have won 14 awards over the last six years, six of those honors were awarded this year.

Chris Hatfield from Winchester, Ky., placed first in the mathematics division.

B. Morgan Freeman from Steele, Ky., placed second in the physiology division.

Alicia Lewellen from Wilmore, Ky., placed second in the microbiology division.

Brian Bennett from Lexington, Ky., placed third in the agricultural sciences.

Sarah Rose from Taunton, Mass., placed third in the microbiology division.

Thad Salmon from Madisonville, Ky., placed fourth in the chemistry division.

Other students to participate included Caroline Brown, Ryan Jacobi, Christina Nelson, and A. Caitlynn Taylor.

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