ASU biology students win state mammalogy awards


Two biology students from Angelo State University won awards at the Texas Society of Mammalogists meeting at the Texas Tech University Center in Junction.

According to a press release from the university, Krysta Demere, ASU graduate student from Water Valley, won the William B. Davis Award for best student presentation in classical mammology; and Megan Dory, ASU undergraduate from San Angelo, won the student Mammal Challenge, a quiz competition over mammal identification.

Seventeen ASU students attended the annual meeting, accompanied by biology faculty Drs. Mike Dixon, Loren Ammerman and Robert Dowler.

Retired professor Dr. Terry Maxwell and manager of the Angelo State Natural History Collections, Marcy Revelez, also attended the meeting.