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LWC Students Win Awards at Southeastern Recreation Research Conference


LWC STUDENTS WIN AWARDS AT SOUTHEASTERN RECREATION RESEARCH CONFERENCE

first place tourism
LWC students (L-R) Michael Ratliff, Madeline Cain,
Kaitlin Cook and Connor Walls received
the first place honor at the
Southeastern Recreation Research Conference
on March 24-26 in Athens, Georgia.
third place tourism
LWC students (L-R) Emma Looney, Jeremiah Hayes,
Yvonne Ploeg and Scot Kirby
received
the third place honor
at the
Southeastern Recreation Research Conference
on March 24-26 in Athens, Georgia.

 

Columbia, KY. -- A group of Lindsey Wilson College Outdoor Recreation students took first and third place honors in undergraduate research at the Southeastern Recreation Research Conference on March 24-26 in Athens, Georgia. Two of the LWC students competing also won conference scholarships during event.

The first place winning team presented research entitled “Recreational Boating and the Distribution and Ecological Impacts of the Zebra Mussel.” This team included students: Madeline Cain, Kaitlin Cook, Michael Ratliff and Connor Walls.

The third place winning team presented research entitled “The Effects of Alcohol on Visitation at Kentucky State Parks.” This team included students: Emma Looney, Scot Kirby, Jeremiah Hayes and Yvonne Ploeg.

Bo Young Park and Yvonne Ploeg were the two scholarship recipients.

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