July 15, 2013
Natural resources students recognized at UW-Stevens Point
The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point has honored students for academic excellence through the College of Natural Resources scholarship program.
Listed by hometown, scholarship recipients include:
Algonquin, Ill.-Victoria Berolami, a watershed management major, received a $500 Dupont Scholarship.
Aurora, Ill.-Brittany Ruttenberg, a wildlife ecology research and management and biology major, received a $1,250 Outstanding College of Natural Resources Senior Award and a $1,000 Irving W. Gerhardt European Environmental Seminar Scholarship. She is president of UW-Stevens Point's Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Science organization and serves as the college's Student Diversity Outreach Coordinator. She recently interned for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and works at the college's Student Success Center as a peer adviser.
Bartlett, Ill.-Bethany Kautz, a wildlife ecology research and management major, received a $1,000 James and Joann Bernd Family Scholarship.
Chicago, Ill.-Molly O'Grady, a wildlife ecology research and management major, received a $1,800 Thomas A. Plein Scholarship.
Downers Grove, Ill.-Bryn Sitkiewicz, a forest management major, received a $500 Henry C. Kurtz Forestry Scholarship.
Elgin, Ill.-Katie Goplerud, a wildlife ecology research and management major, received a $1,000 Jacque Vallier Memorial Scholarship.
Glen Ellyn, Ill.-Molly Foley, a wildlife ecology research and management major, received a $1,000 Arthur W. Mueller Jr. Junior/Senior Scholarship.
Naperville, Ill.-Ashley Goschey, an environmental education and interpretation major, received the $1,250 Outstanding Resource Management Student Award. She is a member of UW-Stevens Point's Environmental Educators and Naturalists Association and the Phi Eta Sigma national honor society. She is a peer adviser within the college, and naturalist and counselor at university's Central Wisconsin Environmental Station in Amherst Junction. Last summer, she traveled to Poland, Germany and Iceland as part of the summer European Environmental Seminar. This summer she is working at the Willowbrook Wildlife Center in Glen Ellyn, Ill.
Naperville, Ill.-Kasey McCauley, a wildlife ecology research and management major, received a $500 Stanley J. Plis Memorial Scholarship.