5:30–7:00 p.m. Networking and Poster Session (Witherspoon Rooms)
7:00– 9:00 p.m. Oral Presentations (Mueller Theater)
The Student Symposium on the Environment is held each December at Westminster College to highlight environmental study, research, artistic expression, and service work being done by students in the region. Students from all disciplines, ranging from high school through graduate school, are encouraged to participate. Research posters, art work, oral presentations, and even performances are welcome.
Best Project Poster
Julia Serbati, Westminster College"No More Wasting Away: The Reduction of Food Waste and Plastics at Westminster College"
Honorable Mention Project Poster
Stephanie Van Horn, Westminster College"Population decline of American kestrels (Falco sparverius): a demographic study"
Best Research Poster
Bailey Dunks and Kayla Troxil, Westminster College"A review of risks and management options for cat colonies in suburban and urban areas"
Honorable Mention Research Poster
Laura Fox, Westminster College"Influence of seasonal land use on breeding site selection and reproductive success of American kestrels in western Pennsylvania"
Best Oral Presentation
Taylor Rosso, Duquesne University"Sulfate Reduction Using an Encapsulated Growth Environment" (2nd from left)
Honorable Mention Oral Presentation
Haley Moore, Duquesne University"Characterizing Coqui Frogs in Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens" (1st from left)
Best High School Project
Ashley Milleson and Tyler Dickson, Greenville High School"Linking Acorn Parasitism Rates with Wood Duck Densities"
Honorable Mention High School Project
Skylar Swartz, Greenville High School"Web Area as a Predictor of Yellow Garden Spider Size"
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