WWU students present research at Missouri Academy of Science Meeting

Two William Woods
University students presented the results of their research
at the Missouri Academy
of Science’s 48th annual meeting
April 14 at University of Missouri-Columbia.

Amanda Workman, a senior from
Oldfield, Mo., and Lucas Watson, a junior from Louisiana, Mo.,
participated in the
Biomedicine and Biotechnology section.
Dr. Mary Spratt,
Cox Distinguished Professor of
Science at WWU, accompanied the two students.
“Both Amanda and Lucas
did excellent jobs. They got a lot of compliments for their research
presentations, and each answered a
number of questions from the audience.”
Despite their hard work
and research, Workman and Watson did not receive awards. Those in charge
thought the presenters were faculty or graduate
students, so awards were not given.
“We were disappointed because we felt that they each would have won
an award,” Spratt said.  “But perhaps it is a compliment that they were
regarded as faculty or graduate