Three Berry Students Earn Research Money
Release Date: March 03, 2017
Three Berry College students have been named 2017 Kirbo Scholars which
brings thousands of dollars for their research projects.
Scholars awards up to $1,250 to support projects related to academic research
or growth experiences such as study abroad, internships or artistic endeavors.
The scholars are Mary Shoup, of Tifton, Ga., Jennifer Wayman, of Tampa, Fla.,
and Hannah Stanley of Chatsworth, Ga.
is researching a method that could help stop Chagas disease, which affects
eight million people worldwide with a mortality rate of about 20,000 a year.
Wayman is studying the expected increased ratio of male to female embryos produced by in
vitro fertilization. The goal of the project is to
present the information to the goat production industry. Stanley’s project will focus on evaluating the
prevalence of tick-borne pathogens found in ticks removed from domestic
All three scholars will present their findings at the annual
Berry College Student Symposium.
by Public Relations Student Alexi Bell