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UW-Madison Sophomores Recieve WALSAA Scholarships

The Wisconsin Agricultural and Life Sciences Alumni Association recently awarded 10 scholarships to sophomore students currently enrolled at the UW-Madison”s College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. Each student will receive a $750 scholarship for use during the 2000-2001 school year. Applicants received the award based upon academics, school and community activities, work experience, and a personal interview.

The following students received 2000 Outstanding Sophomore Awards:

Tamarin Booth, Dairy Science/Agricultural Journalism, Cuba City, Wis.

Michael Copas, Agronomy/Horticulture, Plainfield, Wis.

Rebecca Danhof, Biochemistry, Marshfield, Wis.

Nathan Dorshorst, Dairy Science, Junction City, Wis.

Jenifer Godin, Food Science, Cedarburg, Wis.

Nick Hemling, Agricultural and Applied Economics, Beaver Dam, Wis.

Leah Kaehler, Agricultural and Applied Economics, St. Charles, Minn.

Steven Offer, Genetics and Dairy Science, Auburndale, Wis.

Joe Skelly, Horticulture and Agricultural Business Management, Janesville, Wis.

Tracy Smithback, Agricultural Journalism and Agronomy, Deerfield, Wis.

WALSAA is a not-for-profit organization established in 1972. Its 2,000 members are former students of the UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences and the Farm and Industry Short Course, as well as friends of the college. Each year WALSAA raises thousands of dollars for student scholarships.

The scholarship recipients were honored at a special recognition luncheon held Thursday, April 27 on the UW-Madison campus.