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Faces: Award, scholarship, master’s degrees and donation

  • This was announced by Augustana University in Sioux Falls, South Dakota Noel Gunderson, From Cohasset, he was awarded a scholarship through the School of Music for the 2021-22 academic year designed to recognize students’ musical talents, their ability to contribute to excellence in groups and help make Augustana’s education affordable.
  • David Chen Duluth, From the Phillips Exeter Academy, he was awarded the 2022 YoungArts Award Prize in Creative Fiction. Chen was honored at the level of Merit, the organization’s third highest honor. YoungArts Award winners, aged 15-18 or in grades 10-12, are selected through the organisation’s competition, based on their level of artistic achievement with discipline-specific artist panels through a rigorous blind judging process. YoungArts Award winners gain access to one of the most comprehensive programs for artists in the United States, where they will have opportunities for financial support, creative and professional development throughout their careers.
  • Here, after applying the tools of science, education, and conservation to become leaders in conversational communities, graduate students in the Global Field Program and Advanced Inquiry Program from the University of Miami’s Dragonfly Project (Oxford, Ohio) completed their master’s studies in December:

Brittany Bahler, From Superior, he holds a master’s degree in biology. Behler has taken webinars, while also participating in field and field studies at the Chicago Zoological Society and the Brookfield Zoo, conducting projects that have made a difference in the super-district. Behler developed a master plan that was to “create meaningful connections to endanger species through zoo education,” which was presented in a capstone course.

Daniel Hefferan , From Finland, she has a master’s degree in teaching biological sciences. Hefferan traveled to Baja and partnered with global environmentalists on business projects through online courses, while also implementing projects that made a difference in the Finland region. Hefferan shared a recent file, “Taking Theory into Practice: Reimagining Environmental Pedagogical Teaching Methods to Inspire Community-Based Climate Solutions,” which was presented in a capstone course. Hefferan serves as Training Coordinator and Curriculum Coordinator for Natural Sciences at the Wolf Ridge Center for Environmental Learning.

Ryan Bennessy from Silver Bay, and holds a master’s degree in biology. Pennesi has traveled to Baja and has engaged with global environmentalists on business projects through online courses, while conducting projects that have made a difference in the Silver Bay area. Pennesi developed a master plan, which culminated in a final portfolio, “The Role of Visual Storytelling in Wildlife Research, Land Management, and Education,” presented in a capstone training course. Pennesi works as a reforestation technician for the US Forest Service.

  • The Duluth Fire Department will soon receive a new piece of water saving equipment thanks to a $2,000 donation from The Duluth Skyline Rotary. The donation comes from a “Rock the Skyline” concert that took place in late October at Clyde Iron Works. The Duluth Fire Department, with assistance from the Duluth Fire Foundation, will use the funds to purchase a hand-held AquaEye sonar device used to help first responders find missing individuals. The device will be purchased in the new year and will be located at Terminal Gary-New Duluth 10. While Marine 19, the department’s all-hazard response vessel, has sonar capability, Marine 10, a 16-foot inflatable rescue boat, does not.

Scholarship Opportunities

  • Senior high school graduates whose parents or guardians are members Lake Country Power They are invited to apply for the Les Beach Scholarship. The Rural Electricity Association expects to award undergraduate scholarships of $4,000 each to more than 35 high school students in 2022. The online application process is open from January 1 to 31. The online application is available at lakecountrypower.coop/scholarships.

    Lake Country Power also offers $1,000 scholarships to five community college institutions in the area and three line schools in Minnesota to support students in trade schools and community/technical college programs. Applications for these scholarships are available directly through the colleges. The Les Beach Memorial Scholarship is made possible through unclaimed capital credits. The scholarship honors a former cooperative employee and recognizes students’ commitment and contribution to local communities.

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