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Brandon Slaybaugh: Aiding National Parks

Brandon Slaybaugh… a member of the E…H Class of 2015 from Sevierville… Tenn.… is double majoring in environmental studies and geography.  Project … Brandon chose a project involving the National Park Service
Brandon chose a project involving the National Park Service (NPS). Specifically, he has investigated the national parks in the American Southwest to show determine correlations between each park's size and the money necessary to keep it functioning. He cu…

Hannah Taylor: Gender Stereotypes

Hannah Taylor… a member of the E…H Class of 2015 from Atkins… Va. majors in psychology. Using her pet rabbit in an animal therapy program she seeks to …help mentally challenged individuals and residents of nursing homes.
Last spring, Taylor and fellow classmate, Amy Wilson, completed a research project involving gender stereotypes and careers. Although the research did not bear significant findings, Taylor plans to expand her sample group and explore a wider range of demo…

Amanda Hiner: Alcohol & First Year Students

Amanda Hiner… Class of 2015 from Vinton… Va.… majors in psychology and is a member of the Delta Omicron Pi social sorority. Project … As a student at Emory
As a student at Emory & Henry, Hiner has completed research on the impact of alcohol use on academic performance of first-year college students. Joined by another student, Elizabeth Scales, she also explores the alcohol use as it relates to socialization.

Alex Addair: Religiosity

Alex Addair… a memer of the E…H Class of 2016 from Rural Retreat… Va.… majors in psychology and sociology… is involved with Student Government Association and is a member of the Housing and Ground
Alex is completing his first research project, which focuses on determining if religiosity, geographic location and/or socioeconomic status correlates with attitudes toward homosexuality, either positively or negatively.

Emma Grace Thompson: Women’s Rights

An Emory … Henry College first…year student has been awarded the Creativity Foundation…s Legacy Prize for her work on an original documentary about women
Emma Grace’s project captures Creativity Foundation’s Legacy Prize for her work on an original documentary about women’s right to strike in the early 20th century.

Ali Hillman: Improving Education

Ali Hillman… …17… from Boston… Mass.… is majoring in cross…cultural psychology. She is also a member of the E…H Outdoors Program and the E…H Honors Program. Project
Inspired by both her experiences with the Outdoor Program and her intense interest in alternative learning, Ali is seeking to help American educators find better ways to educate non-conventional learners.

Kaitlyn McNabney: Power of Language

Kaitlyn McNabney… …15… from Morristown… Tenn.… majors in both French and Political Science. She has enhanced her education with study ab…road opportunities in France. Project
Katilyn is passionate about how language study broadens our perceptions of the world and wants to use her research in that area to enhance Americans’ understanding of world affairs.

Dylan Johnson: Coaching Ethics

Dylan Johnson… …15… is an economics and sports management double major. The student athlete is also president… of the E…H student body. Project … Dylan has been awarded a Ledford Scholarship from the Appalachian College Association to
A Ledford Scholarship from the Appalachian College Association helped Dylan pursue research that, he hopes, will enable a better understanding of the value of college athletics that goes well beyond athletic victories.

John England: Sustainable Communities

John England… …16… is a double major in environmental science and geography. As a student he has been involv…ed in student activities and organizations that support environmental sustainability Pr
John has joined the effort to build this nation’s energy future on renewable sources of energy. As a student and in his career after Emory & Henry he hopes to be a part of a renewable energy movement that includes nuclear energy.