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Ohio State's Stone Lab Awards Scholarships to State Science Day Competitors

11:54 am, Mon May 22, 2017 – Stone Laboratory awarded scholarships to 15 high school students at 2017 State Science Day

COLUMBUS – The Ohio State University’s Stone Laboratory awarded scholarships to 15 high school students at 2017 State Science Day, held May 13, 2017 at The Ohio State University.

Each student receives free room, meals and lab fee for a one-week course held at Stone Laboratory, The Ohio State University’s island campus on Lake Erie, a value of $495. The scholarship can be used up to three calendar years after it is awarded.

Since 1996, Stone Lab has awarded scholarships to more than 200 top State Science Day participants to allow them to experience hands-on science at The Ohio State University’s campus on Lake Erie.

The 2017 recipients are:

Caleb Rykaczewski, who also received a Stone Lab scholarship last year, is enrolled in a Stone Lab course this summer, along with five other previous State Science Day scholarship recipients: Julian Liber from Sylvania, Ohio; Kyle Peck from Austinburg, Ohio; Akul Rajan from Mason, Ohio; Holly Schmenk from Leipsic, Ohio; and Jordan Skates from Pettisville, Ohio.


Located on the 6.5-acre Gibraltar Island in Put-in-Bay harbor, Stone Laboratory is Ohio State University’s Island Campus on Lake Erie and the education and research facility of the Ohio Sea Grant College Program. Established in 1895, Stone Laboratory is the oldest freshwater biological field station in the United States and the center of Ohio State University’s teaching and research on Lake Erie. Stone Lab offers 25 college-credit science courses each summer for undergraduate and graduate students, advanced high school students, and educators. For information on Stone Laboratory, visit stonelab.osu.edu.

ARTICLE TITLE: Ohio State's Stone Lab Awards Scholarships to State Science Day Competitors PUBLISHED: 11:54 am, Mon May 22, 2017
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