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Cannon Scholar Recognized

Posted September 9th, 2018 at 4:31pm

Wesley College Cannon Scholar Kylea Lankford was selected as a Delaware IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) Summer Scholar Performance Award winner. This is the first time a Cannon Scholar has received this honor.

Winners of this award demonstrate 1) enthusiasm and a high level of engagement in the project, 2) ability to work well with others and be a good “citizen” within the research group and 3) show potential to develop into an excellent researcher. The award includes a $100 monetary prize. Lankford’s long term goal is to enter a dental program after graduation.

The Delaware IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) is a collaborative network of Delaware academic, health care and research institutions made up of six partner institutions: University of Delaware, Delaware State University, Christiana Care Health System, Delaware Technical Community College, Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children and Wesley College.

Wesley College Cannon Scholars program is designed to recruit and retain academically talented students in biological chemistry, biology, environmental science and mathematics, and are in need of financial aid. The program is supported through the National Science Foundation.