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2017 Undergraduate Research Symposium Winners

The 2017 Undergraduate Research Symposium saw the highest participation yet for the annual event.
In all, nearly 250 students submitted 180 abstracts. The fourth annual symposium also introduced the NASA Ohio Space Grant Award, presented by Geology Professor, Dr. Joe Ortiz.

With such a large turnout, judges were compelled to award more than one prize at each level in several categories.

Category 1st 2nd Honorable Mention
NASA/Ohio Space Grant Award Dakota Bunner    
Architecture Abigail Dumersmith Rebecca Alanis Caitlyn McCausland
  Jessica Schultz Connor Kaldor Faris Turkistani
Art/Fashion Ashley Buersmeyer Devin Hilt Jack Bowers
  Austin Coates Arianna Likouris Evan Costello
  Grace Lilly Dennis Meacham Gabriela Discepoli
  Mycala Nichols Ashuna Moore Haviet Huong
  Katryn Seeburger Abigail Noonan Jaanai Jones
Biology/Ecology Paige Bidinotto Ruthann Antolik Sydney Gilmer
  Jennie Brancho Rochard Cukelj Nathan Mudrak
  Kristin Maricic Meghan Hollis Carey Ousley
  Allison Zahorec Janarthanan Ilangovan Amber Titus
Biomedical Sciences Robert Woodruff Bryson Cook Samantha Bailey
  Devanshi Mehta Alaina Glasgow Bert Crawford
  Sierra Glass Madison Shindorf Katya Sracic
Geology/Geography/History Kathleen Moorman Padraigin O'Flynn Matthew Stiller
Computer Science/Math Vlas Zyrianov Donald Fincher Michael Antonelli
English/Communications Lesley Teater Samuel Hersh Abbey Matye
      Alyssa Flower
Nursing David Hartsook Alyssa Gibson Kaitlyn Kauppila
Physics/Chemistry/Liquid Crystals Katherine Marie Greskovich Dakota Bunner Jonathan Boyd
  Caitlyn Hawkins Mark Campbell Destiny Kaznoch
Psychology Courtney Costanzo Nabria Beasley Nathaniel Hasso
  Ya'el Courtney Marie Childers Jordyn Lally
  Payton Hagerdorn Stephanie Gotti Jessica Kotik
  Megan Kasperczyk Rachel Suter Rachel Mason
Social Sciences/
Education/Public Health
Isaac Floyd Thimberley Morgan Quinton Babcock
  Sophia Greathouse Veronica Musser Aja Labrador
  Lakysha Robinson Abigail Elaine Recker Claire Marshall
  My'Quella Swogger Katherine Reynolds Perri Waisner