FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 7, 2013
Contact: Annette Barnette
Public Relations & Marketing Director
Glenville State College
Glenville, WV – The winners of the third annual Glenville State College Pioneer Showcase Creative Arts and Research Forum have been announced. The showcase took place on Tuesday, April 16th and is a competition where GSC students present research and creative arts abstracts in a formal setting. The judges are made up of GSC faculty.
Seniors Andrea Minigh and Meagan Lesser won first place and $250 in the research category with their project about ‘The Effect of Temperature Shock on Integrin Distribution in the Aposymbiotic Sea Anemone, Aiptasia Pallida.’ Minigh lives in Glenville (Gilmer County), West Virginia and is a Biology major. Lesser, who is from Mineral, Virginia, is also a Biology major.
Sophomore Judith Urbanic and senior Marteney Jacobs won second place and $100 in the research category with their project about ‘An Inexpensive, Automated Apparatus for Measuring Consummatory Behavior in Restrained Honey Bees.’ Urbanic is from Chloe (Calhoun County), West Virginia and is a Biology major. Jacobs, also a Biology major, is from Flemington (Taylor County), West Virginia.
Junior Tiffany Tomey won first place and $250 in the creative arts category with her ceramic work titled ‘The Cycle of Life.’ Tomey is from Linn (Gilmer County), West Virginia and is majoring in Art.
Sophomore Ashley Gish won second place and $100 in the creative arts category with her work called ‘The Immortal Form: Pencil Sketches of Human and Animal Faces.’ Gish lives in Glenville (Gilmer County), West Virginia and is majoring in English.
“Thank you to all the students and faculty that participated in the Pioneer Showcase this year. This event is a great way to showcase GSC’s research on campus,” said GSC Assistant Professor of Art Liza Brenner who was also this year’s event coordinator.
For more information about the Pioneer Showcase, contact Brenner at Liza.Brenner@glenville.edu or (304) 462-6346.