Nine Berea College Students Achieve Awards at Kentucky Academy of Science Annual Meeting

Nine Berea College students received awards at the Kentucky Academy of Science (KAS) Annual Meeting held earlier this month at Western Kentucky University. More than 600 scientists and students attended the KAS meeting, and hundreds of students from Kentucky and regional colleges and universities participated in the research competitions.

Award winners of the student competitions from Berea College were:

Yabsira Ayele2nd placePsychologyPoster Presentation
Isaac Domenech1st placePhysiology and BiochemistryOral Presentation
Nyasha Gombami1st placePhysiology and BiochemistryPoster Presentation
Allison Harper2nd placePhysiology and BiochemistryPoster Presentation
Yeongha Oh2nd placeHealth StudiesOral Presentation
Emma Reasoner2nd placeEcologyOral Presentation
Michael James3rd placeChemistry: Organic/InorganicOral Presentation
Yacine CHoutri1st placeChemistry: Analytical & PhysicalOral Presentation
Chann Han2nd placeCellular and Molecular BiologyOral Presentation

View a list of winners in all categories here.

The Kentucky Academy of Science is a non-profit organization, founded in 1914, whose mission is to foster scientific discovery and understanding in Kentucky.  Berea College faculty, staff and students may become members of the Kentucky Academy of Science.

Berea College will host next year’s KAS Annual Meeting November 1-2, 2019.

Berea Speech and Debate Team Wins Big at State Championships

Speech and DebateThe 2011 Kentucky Forensic Association’s State Championship was held at Gateway Community and Technical College this past weekend on February 18 and 19. The Berea contingent traveled to Florence, Kentucy in full force, and took home first place in both the overall parliamentary debate and several individual events. Berea’s team also won second place in the Grand Champion division among all attending colleges and universities. Continue reading Berea Speech and Debate Team Wins Big at State Championships