Ryan Jenkins Receives Ripon College Dr. Charles Nichols Award in Biology

RIPON, WI (05/06/2010)(readMedia)-- Ryan Jenkins, a senior majoring in biology from Portage, Wis., was named the recipient of the 2010 Dr. Charles Nichols Award in Biology during a ceremony held April 21, 2010 at Ripon College.

 The Dr. Charles Nichols Award in Biology recognizes a junior or senior with a special interest in botany. The recipient receives a cash award.

 Jenkins is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Jenkins of Portage, Wis.

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