The following students received awards or recognition at the Southern Arizona Environmental Management Society scholarship competition:
- Valerie Rountree (Natural Resource Studies) won the 1st place Graduate Award
- Yee Huang (Water, Society, and Policy), Chase Voirin (Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology) and Daphne Szutu (Watershed Management and Ecohydrology) all won Graduate Student Research, Travel, Training & Project Funding.
- Rachel Wehr (SWES Student in Papuga Lab) won the 3rd place Undergraduate Student Award
- Emily Pecilunas (Ecology and Management of Rangelands) won the Undergraduate Honorable Mention
The Southern Arizona Environmental Management Society (SAEMS) is a volunteer-run organization, committed to enhancing environmental education opportunities and developing innovative future environmental leaders. Th e SAEMS Scholarship Committee consisted of: B.J. Cordova of Tucson Clean & Beautiful, Inc.; Nancy Turner of Turner Laboratories; and Kim Stone, of Sanofi. The committee recently awarded a total of $10,500 in scholarships to several University of Arizona students.
For more information on all SAEMS programs, visit www.saems.org