1st place - Carice Godbey - Fisheries and Wildlife Science
"How Do Site Characteristics of Arkansas River Sandbars Affect Potential
Predators of Interior Least Tern Nesting Colonies?"
Carice’s exploratory analysis used generalized additive models to identify the relationships of major avian and mammalian predator groups with eight site characteristics and interior least tern reproductive success.
2nd place - Claire Kerr - Student Affairs Administration
"First Generation Students: How This Subculture Chooses Their Higher Education
Understanding first-generation students and how they choose their higher education institution is important as the population of first-generation students is rising.
3rd Place - Katina Ray-Simpson, PhD Graduand - School of Leadership
"The Science of Reading Training on the NWEA MAP Test Scores of African American Students in a Central Arkansas School District"
Katina's quantitative, causal-comparative study examined if the Science of Reading training was effective in improving the reading scores of African American students on the NWEA Map Test in grades 1, 2, and 3 in Tier I, II, and III schools in a Central Arkansas school district.
Sathvik Prasad Palyam
Sierra N. Smith
Wade Aaron Baker
We are very thankful to our judges who have graciously volunteered their time to participate in this event in an attempt to help students in developing professionalism in their presentation of research.
Dr. Cheryl Monfee, Professor Nursing
Chris Sheach, Professor of Emergency Management
Dr. Ekong Peters, Assistant Professor of Emergency Management
Dr. Gina Kraft, Assistant Professor of Health and Physical Education