ARCS Foundation Phoenix Scholar, Mac Gifford, was recently honored with a prestigious research fellowship from the US Environmental Protection Agency called the EPA STAR. Mac noted that the Fellowship and ARCS Scholar Award enable him to pursue research recently featured in ASU's online newspaper available at http://fullcircle.asu.edu/
2014/09/10972/. Mac said, "The take away message is that your support is enabling me to excel at what I do both in the lab and at home." He reiterated how helpful the ARCS Award is to supporting his family, while pursuing his education. He also extended deep appreciation to his sponsors, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Douglas, for their generosity.