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Olivia Hughes

Class of 2015


Olivia is a senior at WAC.  She is majoring in biology, minoring in Chemistry, and has a concentration in Chesapeake Regional Studies.  Olivia has worked at the WC GIS lab since her freshman year working on many projects, including the Land Use Land Cover mapping for the Choptank Watershed, impervious surface mapping, and many other environmental and crime mapping projects.  With her biology major, Olivia has spent time doing internships from metal analysis in soil science to doing sea turtle research in Hawaii.  Olivia wishes to pursue her biology degree upon graduation and is looking to incorporate her mapping experience to work in the environmental biology field. 

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Student Spotlight: Olivia Hughes

Biology / Chemistry minor