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 College Faculty and Students Garner Awards

Dr. Ralph Thompson, recently retired Berea College professor of botany, and 45 Berea College students received awards at the recent 2014 Kentucky Academy of Sciences (KAS) symposium in Lexington.

Dr. Thompson was awarded the “Distinguished College/University Scientist Superlative Award” at the recent Kentucky Academy of Science (KAS) symposium. Dr. Thompson has the distinction of being the first faculty member from a private college ever to be given this award. Continue reading Berea College Faculty and Students Garner Awards

Bereans earn honors from KY Academy of Science

During the Kentucky Academy of Science’s 99th annual meeting, Berea College faculty and students earned 17 awards, including eight first-place awards, tying Northern Kentucky University for the most first-place awards in Kentucky.

Since 1913 the Kentucky Academy of Science Annual Meeting has provided a venue for Kentucky’s scientists and student scientist to publicly present their research before more than 800 attendees. Continue reading Bereans earn honors from KY Academy of Science