OVEA 2011 Twenty-Fourth Annual Forum Results
The 24th Annual Forum of the Ohio Valley Entomological Association was held at Kentucky State University, Cooperative Extension Building in Frankfort, Kentucky on October 28, 2011. There were 42 attendees and a record number of 26 presentations. Schools represented by the students were the University of Kentucky, Purdue University, Ohio State University, Goshen College, and University of Cincinatti. Judges for the event were Dr. Andy Ammons (Goshen College), Dr. Linda Mason (Purdue University), Dr. Jen White (University of Kentucky), Mr. Jeremy Lowe (Kentucky State University), and and Ms. Sheri Crabtree (Kentucky State University). OVEA Present Karen Friley (Kentucky State University) moderated the presentations. OVEA Secretary/Treasurer, Dr. John Sedlacek (Kentucky State University) ran the meeting and presented the monetary awards. Sponsors of the event included DuPont, The Scotts Company, Dow AgroSciences, Phyllom LLC, Valent USA Corp, University of Kentucky Department of Entomology, and Purdue University Department of Entomology.
2011 Student Paper Competition Winners
1st Place: Bethany Hunt - University of Kentucky
2nd Place: Lynn Weaver - Goshen College
3rd Place: Rachel Gilbert - University of Cincinatti
1st Place: Jonathan Larson - University of Kentucky
2nd Place: Brent Stoffer - University of Cincinatti
3rd Place: Nikki VanDerLaan-Hannon - Purdue University
Ph. D. Category
1st Place: Alexander Sweger - University of Cincinatti
2nd Place: Ignacio Graziosi - University of Kentucky
3rd Place (tie): Logan Minter - University of Kentucky
To view the Past Winners click here.