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Friends of Stone Lab award Stone Laboratory Scholarships to 2019 State Science Day Competitors

3:13 pm, Thu December 5, 2019 – The Friends of Stone Laboratory (FOSL) awarded Stone Laboratory scholarships to 15 students from across the state at the 2019 State Science Day

The Friends of Stone Laboratory (FOSL) awarded Stone Laboratory scholarships to 15 students from across the state at the 2019 State Science Day, held May 11, 2019 at The Ohio State University. Each student receives free room and board for a one-week course held at Stone Laboratory.

Volunteers Needed
  • If you would like to volunteer as a judge for the 2020 State Science Day, held on May 9, please contact FOSL liaison Erin Monaco at monaco.25@osu.edu.

Since 1996, FOSL has awarded scholarships to more than 200 top State Science Day participants to allow them to experience hands-on science at Stone Lab. Information about joining FOSL can be found at ohioseagrant.osu.edu/giving/fosl.

The 2019 recipients are:

Molly Jean Batchelder, Anna High School, Anna
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Hannah Adams Gemmell, Firestone High School, Akron
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Emily Ann Kruse, Bloom-Carroll High School, Carroll
Testing local water sources for microplastic pollution and its effects on agriculture

Makayla Lerner, Bloom-Carroll High School, Carroll
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Nicole S. Lim, Ursuline Academy, Cincinnati
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Jason Tan Hui Lin, Brayden Shaver & Gregory Tan, Ontario High School, Mansfield
Correlations between amphibian populations and water chemistry in a constructed wetland

Elyse Lauren Reed, Ashland High School, Ashland
The effects of decomposing polyethylene on ocean acidification

Julia Elizabeth Schleeter, Ottoville Elementary School, Ottoville
The effects of fertilizer runoff containing phosphorus, nitrogen and potash on Amoeba proteus

Madeline Shumaker, Pettisville High School, Pettisville
The effect of water transparency on the growth of algae

Andy Smith, Mentor High School, Mentor
The effects of environmental factors on phosphorus leaching from Lake Erie soil

Letty Grace Weimer, Dayton Regional STEM School, Kettering
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ARTICLE TITLE: Friends of Stone Lab award Stone Laboratory Scholarships to 2019 State Science Day Competitors PUBLISHED: 3:13 pm, Thu December 5, 2019
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Christina Dierkes
Outreach Specialist, Ohio Sea Grant College Program

As Ohio Sea Grant’s science writer, Christina covers research, education and outreach projects in the Great Lakes for a wide range of audiences. She also helps manage online events like Stone Lab’s Guest Lecture Series.

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