Daniel Meyers wins Couch Award in Biology

By Carol Ann McCormick, Curator, UNC-Chapel Hill Herbarium The Couch Award is given to a senior biology major with interests in plant biology who has demonstrated the highest ideals of scholarship and research. The 2021 winner of the Couch Award in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Biology Department is Daniel Meyers. He…

John Nathaniel Couch

(1896-1986) John Nathaniel Couch was born in Prince Edward County, Virginia on October 12, 1896 to John Henry Couch, a Baptist minister, and Sally Love Terry Couch, a schoolteacher. In 1914 he entered Trinity College (now Duke University) in Durham, North Carolina. After three years at Trinity, he transferred to the University of North Carolina…