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UW-Madison Outstanding Sophomores Recieve WALSAA Scholarships

The Wisconsin Agricultural and Life Sciences Alumni Association recently recognized 10 sophomore students currently enrolled in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences as Outstanding Sophomores. Each student will receive a $750 scholarship for use during the 2001-2002 academic school year. Applicants received the award based on academics, school and community activities, work experience and a personal interview.

The following students received 2001 Outstanding Sophomore Awards:

* Jessica Agnew, Agricultural Business Management, Milton, Wis.
* Amanda Bruegl, Biology and Biochemistry, Sheboygan, Wis.
* Nathan Russell, Agricultural & Applied Economics, Shullsburg, Wis.
* Amy Jahnke, Forest Ecology & Management, Markesan, Wis.
* John Dorshorst, Dairy Science and Engineering, Junction City, Wis.
* Matthew Spindler, Genetics, Stratford, Wis.
* Katie Sternweis, Agricultural Business Management, Marshfield, Wis.
* Sara Theiding, Agricultural Business Management, Loganville, Wis.
* Laurie Winkleman, Dairy Science and Agricultural Journalism, Watertown, Wis.
* Denise Zygarlicke, Dairy Science, Marshfield, 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 nearly $20,000 for student scholarships.

The scholarship recipients were honored at a special recognition luncheon held Friday, April 20 on the UW-Madison campus.