Bac-Be-Gone Wins at Pitch Event

Three of Peg Riley's student's won big!

Congratulations to:

Hailey Charest (2021, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology and Microbiology Double Major)

Hadley Beauregard (2022, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology and German & Scandinavian Studies double major)

Bryanna Frietas (2020, Chemistry & Psychology double major)

These three students won 1st place and $600 in the Amherst Works Pitch Event. Their company, Bac Be Gone, produces an antimicrobial cleanser that kills MRSA (Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) on contact!


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