Phil Harris of the Discoverer”s Fund, and Richard and Rosemary Gall of the Carl and Mina Gall Memorial Scholarships, major contributors to the Short Course scholarship funds, received Friend of Short Course awards for 2002 from the Farm and Industry Short Course at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The awards were presented Jan. 26 at the annual Short Course alumni reunion in Madison.
The Carl and Mina Gall Memorial Scholarships assist students from southern Wisconsin who demonstrate financial need, and this year enabled helped nine students to attend Short Course. Carl Gall was a 1927 Short Course graduate and long-time milk tester in south-central Wisconsin. He and his wife Mina died in 1966.
The Discovery Fund has provided scholarships to 12 students in the last two years. Phil Harris, a professor of Agricultural and Applied Economics at the UW-Madison, also teaches the Farm Law Short Course class.