Warren Wilson College News

Seven WWC students receive undergraduate research awards

Seven 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: Alissa Gore, first place, and Taija Ventrella, second place, chemistry and biochemistry; Amy Wagner, first place, and Octavia Sola, third place, zoology; Jesse Rickard, first place, and Linden Blasius, second place, environmental science; and Laurel Thwing, second place, botany.

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. A total of 11 Warren Wilson students presented results of their original research at the 2011 meeting.


Comments are closed.