Honors Scholar Takes the Trip of a Lifetime

University of Cincinnati Honors Scholar Ashley Allemang took the trip of a lifetime over spring break last March when she traveled with 22 others with the Honors Scholars Program to Belize. The 20-year-old biology major from Kings Mills, Ohio, was interested in gaining some real-world experience by studying the ecosystems on the barrier reefs and using her minor in Spanish to explore a Latin American country. But she found so much more.

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