Hendrix Trio Wins at Regional Science Convention

Beta Beta Beta National Biological Honor Society South Central Regional Convention 20140404

CONWAY, Ark. (April 7, 2014) – Three Hendrix students gave presentations of their undergraduate science research at the Beta Beta Beta National Biological Honor Society South Central Regional Convention at the University of Oklahoma Biological Field Station on Lake Texoma, Okla.

All three students won awards for their presentations.

  • Adam Bigott ’14 won 1st place for his oral presentation titled "Partitioning Pines: Drawing Species Lines for the broadly described Pinus ponderosa."
  • Laura Klasek ’14 won 3rd place for her oral presentation titled "Pleistocene Seed Dispersal of Anachronistic Fruits: Using Elephants to Test Ancient Plant-Animal Interactions."
  • Chelsea Woods ’14 won 3rd place for her poster titled "Cell types in the Mouse Dorsal Root Ganglion that Express a PLP-LacZ Transgene."

Founded in 1876, Hendrix College is a national leader in engaged liberal arts and sciences education. For the sixth consecutive year, Hendrix was named one of the country’s “Up and Coming” liberal arts colleges by U.S. News and World Report.  Hendrix is featured in the latest edition of Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Think about Colleges, as well as the 2014 Princeton Review’s The Best 378 Colleges, Forbes magazine's list of America's Top Colleges, and the 2014 Fiske Guide to Colleges. Hendrix has been affiliated with the United Methodist Church since 1884. For more information, visit www.hendrix.edu