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.