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Guy Eroh earns distinctive national award

Posted on April 5, 2018

Riverdale graduate Guy Eroh, class of 2015, has just been named a recipient of the Goldwater Scholarship – one of the oldest and most prestigious national scholarships in the natural sciences, engineering and mathematics. It is bestowed upon college students who show exceptional promise of becoming the country’s next generation of research leaders in these fields.

Guy is attending the University of Georgia and intends to pursue a doctorate in a biological science with an emphasis in molecular genetics and fisheries science. He currently conducts research with UGA faculty to maximize hatch success of walleye eggs, was first author on a peer-reviewed paper published in the journal PLOS One for his research on the genetic basis of grey-morphism in the Southern right whale, and also interned for the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources and the Center for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science in the U.K.