Morgantown native wins an international contest

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WBKO) - A Morgantown native and Gatton Academy graduate is one of two university students to receive awards in the 11th Alltech Young Scientist Program, the largest global contest of its kind.

Alonna Wright, who now attends the University of Kentucky was the global undergraduate winner.

Wright was offered a fully funded Ph.D. position and awarded $5,000.

The awards which recognize future applications in the agri-science Sector were presented during the Alltech Ideas Conference.

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