Northview, Dixie Bee students recognized

March 15 2006

Northview, Dixie Bee students recognized by ISU research lab

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. - Indiana State University's Sociology Research Lab has recognized the efforts of one high school student and one elementary school student with its "Best Use of a Survey" award.

Jessica Booker, a sophomore at Northview High School in Clay County, received the senior division award for a survey entitled "A Pixel World." Emma Sperry, a fifth grader at Dixie Bee Elementary School in Vigo County, received the junior division award for "What's Black and White and Read All Over - Assessing the Elderly Mental Acuity Using the Stroop Test."

The awards were presented during the West-Central Regional Science and Engineering Fair at Northview on March 11.

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Contact: Tom Steiger, professor of sociology and director, Sociology Research Lab, Indiana State University, (812) 237-3426 or tsteiger@isugw.indstate.edu

Writer: Dave Taylor, media relations director, Indiana State University, (812) 237-3743 or dave.taylor@indstate.edu

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ISU Sociology Research Lab presents "Best Use of a Survey" award to one high school student and one elementary school student.

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