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Geoscience Students Sweep KAS Awards for Undergraduate Research

First row, left to right: Dr. Walter Borowski, Scott Winter (JR), Addison Bell (

Six students from EKU's Department of Geosciences journeyed to Murray State University to present their undergraduate research at the annual conference of the Kentucky Academy of Science. For the second straight year, EKU Geosciences swept the awards for the Geology oral presentation session. Sophomore Selsey Stribling and senior Addison Bell earned 1st and 2nd place awards for their research on ridge top wetlands in the Daniel Boone National Forest.  Senior Laura Kelley earned 3rd place for her research on the contributions of rainwater and groundwater to the streamflow on EKU’s Meadowbrook Farm.  Additionally, juniors Sophia Chan, Scott Winter, and Zeke Buskirk presented results from their research on the watershed at EKU Meadowbrook Farm.

The presenting students are mentored by Drs. Jonathan Malzone and Walter Borowski, also of the Department of Geosciences.

Published on November 13, 2017

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