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Skidmore College alum to receive National Medal of Science

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WASHINGTON, D.C. -- A Skidmore College alum will receive the highest scientific honor from President Obama Thursday.

Penny Chisholm will be awarded the National Medal of Science for her extensive research and work in oceanography. Chisholm also has two award winning children's books.

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