Axe wins Stone Lab grant

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COLUMBUS — The Ohio State University’s Stone Laboratory awarded scholarships to 15 high school students during 2017 State Science Day, May 13, at the Ohio State University.

Among them was Bradley Axe, of Anna, a student at Anna High School.

Each student receives free room, meals and lab fee for a one-week course at Stone Laboratory, the Ohio State University’s island campus on Lake Erie, a value of $495. The scholarship can be used up to three calendar years after it is awarded.

Since 1996, Stone Lab has awarded scholarships to more than 200 top State Science Day participants to allow them to experience hands-on science at The Ohio State University’s campus on Lake Erie.

Located on the 6.5-acre Gibraltar Island in Put-in-Bay harbor, Stone Laboratory is Ohio State’s Island Campus on Lake Erie and the research, education, and outreach facility of the Ohio Sea Grant College Program. Established in 1895, Stone Laboratory is the oldest freshwater biological field station in the United States and the center of Ohio State University’s teaching and research on Lake Erie. Stone Lab offers 25 college-credit science courses each summer for undergraduate and graduate students, advanced high school students and educators. For information, visit

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