Ranger Research Day yields largest participation

Alva
| More

Ranger Research Day yields largest participation

 Ranger Research Day poster winner, Paige Little

Dr. Shawn Holliday (left), associate dean of graduate studies, presents Paige Little (right), Edmond senior with first place in the poster entries at Ranger Research Day.
Students and faculty members from Northwestern Oklahoma State University recently submitted abstracts for Ranger Research Day.  With 44 projects and 78 participants, the ninth annual Ranger Research Day event reached its highest record of entries.

Student poster entries were critiqued and eligible for awards.  Winners with hometown, classification, research project name and sponsor include:

First place – Paige Little, Edmond senior, “Comparison of Acid Production and Growth Rate of Selected Gram Negative Bacteria and Yeasts in Different Carbohydrates,” Dr. Venkata Moorthy, professor of biology. 

Second place
– Taylor Waugh, Cherokee senior, “Studies of Biofilm Formation by Bacteria Isolated from Drinking Fountains,” Moorthy.

Third place – Loren Quiram, Ponca City senior, and Jermaine Bell, Ponca City graduate student, “Nurse-Patient Ratios,” Leslie Collins, instructor of nursing. Honorable mention – Tiffany Song, Enid senior, and Robin Zornes, Enid senior, “Long-Term Pharmacological Management in Adults with Acute Coronary Syndrome,” Collins.

Student conference paper entries also were critiqued and eligible for awards.  Winners with hometown, classification, research project name and sponsor include:

First place – Natalie Sacket, Fairview sophomore, “Curse of Creativity,” Dr. Richmond Adams, assistant professor of English.

Second place – K. Brooke Ciolino, Clarksville, Ga., graduate student, “Cinderella: An Essential Princess for Women?” Dr. Kathryn Lane, assistant professor of English.

Third place – Carrie Vega-Hughes, Enid senior, “The Relevance of Manners,” Lane.

Honorable mention – Timothy Legg, Mutual senior, ““To Fly or Not to Fly: Ethical Decision-Making in a Responsible Citizenry,” Kathy Earnest, instructor of English. 

All participants received a certificate of participation, and researchers were encouraged to enter their research projects in Oklahoma Research Day 2015 at Northeastern State University, March 13.

-NW-