Congratulations to this years Genetics and Genomics Outstanding Senior Award winners Rachel Kabara and Emma McKeel. Rachel Kabara has been doing research in Dr. Xuehua Zhong’s lab for the last four years and has been awarded the Hilldale Undergraduate Research Fellowship, Cora I Jayne Academic Merit, Dorothy Strong Scholarship and the Ferdinand Plaenert Scholarship. She is planning to attend PA school in the future. Emma McKeel has been doing research in the lab of Dr. Carol Lee studying evolution of freshwater copepods. She also studied abroad in Freiburg, Germany and received the Baden-Württenburg Stipendium Study Abroad Scholarship and Bio Summer Research Award. She will be attending UW-Milwaukee for a PhD in Freshwater Sciences in the fall. Congratulations Rachel and Emma!