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A proud moment for a young scientist

Published April 03. 2013 4:00AM   Updated April 03. 2013 10:07AM
Tim Martin The Day
Zakkiyya Griffin, 16, a junior Biomedical Sciences student at the Science and Technology Magnet High School in New London, receives her white lab coat from Louis E. Allen Jr., director of the school, and Janet Farquhar, the Project Lead the Way coordinator, during a White Coat ceremony Tuesday. Students also took the Biomedical Sciences Student Oath during the event.

Zakkiyya Griffin, 16, a junior Biomedical Sciences student at the Science and Technology Magnet High School in New London, receives her white lab coat from Louis E. Allen Jr., director of the school, and Janet Farquhar, the Project Lead the Way coordinator, during a White Coat ceremony Tuesday. Students also took the Biomedical Sciences Student Oath during the event.

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