SC Student Leonore Enfield Receives Grant from the Kansas Academy of Science
February 22, 2011
Finding the time to deeply explore topics of study outside the walls of the classroom can prove to be challenging for many college students. For Sterling College senior Leonore Enfield, passion provided an opportunity for further exploration in
biology when she received the 2010 Kansas Academy of Science Student Grant. Enfield is a Biology major from Raymond, Kan., and is the daughter of Iris S. Johnson.
The KAS Student Research Grant Program was established in order to foster scientific research endeavors among undergraduate, masters, and doctoral students. The granted funds are used by students for research to support investigation in any scientific field. At the completion of their research, grant recipients are required to present their results at the Annual KAS Meeting that takes place each spring.
"What started out as being a great way to do some research and get my feet ‘wet' in the field has turned out to be an even greater endeavor, opportunity, and blessing for me," said Enfield. She was one of five recipients of the grant and the only recipient that is not a student from a large research institution. Her successful gran