Amanda Wilson receives summer marine environment internship

Amanda Wilson receives summer marine environment internship

ASTORIA - Amanda Wilson, who just completed her freshman year at Clatsop Community College, has been awarded a Center for Ocean Science Education Excellence Pacific Partnerships summer 2008 internship entitled, Promoting Research Investigations in the Marine Environment (PRIME).

PRIME offers an eight-week grant that provides an internship opportunity to community college students interested in developing research and outreach skills through hands-on experience working with marine scientists and marine informal educators. Wilson's internship will be at the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology in Charleston, Ore., where she will be working with Dr. Alan Shanks on a research project about the diversity of marine larvae.

Wilson, the daughter of Tim and Deanna Wilson of Naselle, is a 2007 graduate of Naselle High School.

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