Thomas More researcher Lillie Daniels presents at the KAS Annual Meeting.

Thomas More student among top scorers for scientific research presentations

Kentucky Students presented at Ky. Academy of Science Annual Meeting – we thank the Kentucky Academy of Science (KAS) for sending this release on Dec. 11, 2023.

Thomas More University student Lillie Daniel ranked among the top scorers for research presentations given at the Kentucky Academy of Science’s 2023 Annual Meeting in November.

Daniel’s presentation in the ecology category was titled “A comparison of bat acoustic monitoring survey methods within an Ohio river riparian forest.”

More than 600 students and professional scientists from across the state attended the Annual Meeting, which was held Nov. 3-4 at Northern Kentucky University. Panels of scientists judged students’ research presentations and offered special recognition to top-scorers who earned 25 or more points on a scoring rubric.The full list of students whose research presentations received special recognition for their research can be viewed at:

Thomas More researcher Dani Martinez presents at the KAS Annual Meeting.
Thomas More researcher Dani Martinez presents at the KAS Annual Meeting.

“The presentations at this year’s meeting prove that students in Kentucky are adding to the world’s body of scientific knowledge in meaningful ways,” said Amanda Fuller, executive director of the Kentucky Academy of Science. “The breadth of topics explored and the exceptional quality of the students’ work highlight the limitless potential of our state’s future science leaders.”

For more information about the Annual Meeting – including abstracts of research presentations, photos, and video – go online to

The Kentucky Academy of Science is a nonprofit organization, founded in 1914. Its mission is to catalyze scientific communication and collaboration that will improve research, education, and evidence-based public engagement within the Commonwealth of Kentucky.