Bethune-Cookman University College of Science, Engineering, and Mathematics Students Earn Top Prizes at Florida Academy of Sciences Annual Conference

Pictured from left to right are Miranda White (junior Integrated Environmental Science major), Dr. Sarah Krejci (Assistant Professor of Biology and Integrated Environmetnal Science), Dr. Juan Calderon (Assistant Professor, Computer Science), Lakean McGregor (sophomore Biology major), Kailey Richard (B-CU alum, Biology), Vikash Bisram (sophomore Biology major), Alyssa Stubbs (junior Biology major) and Jehmia Williams (junior Biology major)

Pictured from left to right are Miranda White (junior Integrated Environmental Science major), Dr. Sarah Krejci (Assistant Professor of Biology and Integrated Environmetnal Science), Dr. Juan Calderon (Assistant Professor, Computer Science), Lakean McGregor (sophomore Biology major), Kailey Richard (B-CU alum, Biology), Vikash Bisram (sophomore Biology major), Alyssa Stubbs (junior Biology major) and Jehmia Williams (junior Biology major)

DAYTONA BEACH, FL- Bethune-Cookman University students in the College of Science, Engineering and Mathematics earned four top prizes at the Florida Academy of Sciences Annual Conference, hosted by Florida Institute of Technology in Melbourne, Florida.

Congratulations to the following students and faculty mentors: 

Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Student Oral Presentation

“Effects of superbloom conditions on zooplankton density in the Indian River Lagoon, Florida”

Student: Jonathan Johnson

Faculty mentor: Sarah Krejci

Honorable Mention Undergraduate Student Oral Presentation 

“Examining zooplankton density related to seasonal and water quality conditions in the Halifax River Lagoon, Florida”  

Student: Lakean McGregor

Faculty mentor: Sarah Krejci

Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Student Poster Presentation 

“Determining spatial and temporal water quality changes in the Halifax River Lagoon, Florida"

Student: Jehmia Williams 

Faculty mentors: Sarah Krejci and Juan Calderon

Honorable Mention Undergraduate Student Poster Presentation

“Feeding Selectivity of juvenile seahorses on wild zooplankton during early development”

Students: Alyssa Stubbs and Vikash Bisram

Faculty mentor: Sarah Krejci

About Bethune-Cookman University

Bethune-Cookman University, founded in 1904 by Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune is a historically Black, United Methodist Church-related, private, coeducational, residential university offering undergraduate and graduate degrees. Located in the Atlantic coast city of Daytona Beach, Florida, the University’s main campus consisting of 66 academic, administrative, and student support buildings spans over 86 acres of land. B-CU offers 44 majors (36 undergraduate; eight graduate) through six academic Colleges: Business & Entrepreneurship, Education, Liberal Arts, Health Sciences,Science, Engineering & Mathematics,Global Online Learning, and four Schools: Hospitality Management, Performing Arts & Communication, Religion, and Nursing to award Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees. 

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