Hattiesburg, MS - Kierrariel Mitchell, a freshman Biology major, is a recipient of the Mississippi iDEA Networks of Biomedical Research Excellence (MS - INBRE) research scholar award for the 2012 summer research project.
The MS-INBRE Research scholar project is a 10-week summer internship program held at the University of Southern Mississippi. Scholars work with a mentor of their choice during the 20-week period and agree to present a project poster at the state-wide Mississippi Academy of Sciences meeting that is held annually in February.
Kierrariel Mitchell, biology major, was recently named to the Dillard University's Dean's List for achieving above a 3.5 GPA. She is a member of the Dillard University women's basketball team. The 5-10, guard/forward was instrumental in helping the Lady Bleu Devil achieve a 13-12 overall record, and 9-5 GCAC record, which put the team in three way tie for third place. Kierrariel started in 15 of 25 games for the Lady Bleu Devils this season. In her first year, she averaged 19.2 minutes per game and shot 71% (20/28) from the free-throw line while accumulating a total of 122 rebounds (2nd on the team).
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