Morehead State University will hold its 2017 Spring Commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 13th at the Academic-Athletic Center.
Jasmine Olivia Prince of Fairborn, Ohio will be the morning student speaker. She is the daughter of Edward and Michelle Prince. She is a candidate for a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Science degree. Prince has participated in the Undergraduate Research Fellowship program for three years under Dr. Kurt Gibbs in the Department of Biology and Chemistry. The lab where she works studies spinal cord injury and regeneration, using xenopus laevis frogs as model organisms. She has maintained a 4.0 gpa, has been on the Dean’s List every semester, and was honored as a Graduate Dean Scholar.
Prince is a member of Kappa Delta sorority and has held several leadership positions within her chapter. She was involved in Girl Scouts workshops, highway cleanup and a 5K run to raise money and awareness for Prevent Child Abuse America. She has been a participant in Best Buddies, served on its leadership team, including serving as the chapter president for a year, and attended a leadership conference. She also has been a member of the leadership team for Baptist Campus ministries for three years, where she was involved in Morehead Gateway Helping Hands Food Bank and Outreach Center along with Christian Social Services.
Prince will attend the University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine in the fall to pursue an M.D.