Dacin Kemmerer of Lehighton visits Honduras with Lycoming College

WILLIAMSPORT, PA (06/21/2012)(readMedia)-- Dacin Kemmerer of Lehighton, a junior biology major, participated in Lycoming College's May Term and accompanied the biology department to Honduras.

Under the supervision of Dr. Mel Zimmerman, 16 Lycoming College students visited the Roatan Institute for Marine Science (RIMS). The trip concluded the students' May Term course in marine biology and involved daily dives, snorkeling, reef exploration and studying the ecology of organisms like octopi and sponges.

Founded in 1812 and celebrating its bicentennial during the 2011-12 academic year, Lycoming College is a national liberal arts and sciences school dedicated to the undergraduate education of 1,400 students. It offers 35 academic majors and is recognized as a Tier 1 institution by U.S. News & World Report. Located near the banks of the Susquehanna River in Williamsport, Pa., Lycoming is one of the 50 oldest colleges in the nation. For more information, visit www.lycoming.edu.