Eight Clarion University seniors presented their capstone projects and two were awarded $500 France Allison Awards at the Honors Program Senior Presentations Nov. 12. Presentations were divided into two sessions.
From Session 1, library science major Katie Ellis, McMurray, was awarded for her project, “Rejuvenating High School Literature Experiences: Thematically Connecting Classics and Young Adult Literature.” From Session 2, psychology major Crystal Miller, Indiana, was awarded for her project, “Personality, Coaching and Sport Performance.”
Other presenters and their topics were:
:: Lindsay J. Agnello, Oil City, “Using Inquiry Based Instruction to Address Common Student Misconceptions in a Middle Level Science Classroom”
:: Courtney E. Frederick, Altoona, “The Mathematical Perspective of Art: A Unit for High School Students”
:: Lydia Kibler, Erie, “A Study of Digital Language Learning Resources for Application in Library Collections”
:: Shana Miller, Lower Burrell, “Is it Really the Right Breed? Examination of the American Kennel Club’s Top Registered Canines and their Health Concerns”
:: Sharon Moser, Millville, “Parental Liability Laws: A Philosophical Analysis”
:: Erin Kelley, Cleveland Heights, Ohio, “The Rise of E-Reading: Will the E-Book Replace the Printed Book?”
France Allison Awards, made possible by Jane France (’71) and her husband Chris Allison, continues the tradition of excellence in Honors education at Clarion University. Under the guiding principles of leadership, professional enrichment and high-quality undergraduate research, students are able to enrich their Honors education opportunities.
Clarion University is the high-achieving, nationally recognized, comprehensive university that delivers a personal and challenging academic experience.