MARTIN, Tenn., April 24, 2015 – UT MARTIN PARTICIPATES IN AREA COLLEGIATE CHEMISTRY MEETING – Twenty-five students and faculty members from the University of Tennessee at Martin participated in the 38th annual area collegiate chemistry meeting April 11 at Murray State University. UT Martin students presented seven research papers at the event. The meeting was co-hosted by the UT Martin and Murray State chapters of the Student Members of the American Chemical Society. Pictured at the meeting are (l-r) Dr. S. K. Airee, professor of chemistry and SMACS faculty advisor; Michaela Short, of Hendersonville; Justin Barnes, of Arlington; Lauren Snider, of Lexington; Krysten Harris, of Union City; Heather Streckert, of Dyersburg; Joseph Zitnyar, of Cordova; Brianna Foss, of Martin; Charles Haynes, of Columbia; Dwight Johnson, of Brownsville; Dr. Genessa Smith, assistant professor of chemistry; Dr. Jozsef Devenyi, professor of chemistry; William Kuenzinger, of Germantown; Benjamin Ide, of Dover; William Crosby, of Parsons; Kendall Oziminski, of Mt. Juliet; Jacob Thompson, of Linden; Dr. Abigail Shelton, assistant professor of chemistry; Dr. Phillip Shelton, associate professor of chemistry; and Layla Gargus, of Martin, SMACS president. Attending the meeting, but not pictured, were Dr. Robbie Montgomery, associate professor of chemistry; Anita Afshari, of Brentwood; Hye Oh, of Franklin; Amber Taylor, of Martin; and Chelsea Southerland, of Obion.