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Five WWC students receive 2012 Derieux Prizes for original research

Five Warren Wilson College students who presented their research at the annual meeting of the N.C. Academy of Science have been awarded Derieux Prizes for Excellence in Undergraduate Research.

The following Warren Wilson students received prizes for original research: Melanie Kemp,  first place, physiology/toxicology/biochemistry; Jessica Schaner, second place, health/ environmental sciences; Alice Sloan, second place, ecology; Camille Taylor, third place, botany; and Laura Lilley, third place, physiology/toxicology/biochemistry. A total of 12 Warren Wilson students presented results of their research at the 2012 meeting.

Over the years Warren Wilson students have won more N.C. Academy of Science awards for papers on their research than students from any other college or university in the state.

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