Clayton Lynch Wins Best Student Presentation at NC AFS

Clayton receiving Nobel award

Clayton (right) receiving his award from Dr. Richard L. Noble (left), former NC State Fisheries Professor for whom the award is named. Photo courtesy of Casey Joubert.

Congratulations to graduate student, Clayton Lynch, for being awarded the Dr. Rich L. Nobel Best Student Presentation at the 34th Annual Meeting of the North Carolina Chapter of the American Fisheries Society in Durham, NC. This honor was extra special as it was presented by Dr. Nobel himself.

Clayton presented his research on “Assessing the acute toxicity of manganese to freshwater mussels” and is co-supervised by Greg Cope.

“This award means I am headed I’m the right direction with my studies and research,” says Lynch. “It means that I have been accepted into the scientific community as a professional. Winning this award has filled me with the extra confidence and drive to work even harder to become a pillar in the scientific community.”

Congratulations, Clayton!

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