Apr 03, 2012
Humboldt State University’s Department of Forestry and Wildland Resources has awarded more than $28,000 in scholarships to 25 undergraduate and graduate students in the department.
Honorees include three graduating seniors: Jesse Braley, Academic Excellence; Jasmine Westbrook, Most Outstanding Student in Rangeland Resources and Wildland Soils; recent graduate Whitney Schimke, 2011-2012 Professional Promise Award, voted by faculty. Scholarships are pending from Women in Timber, the Redwood Regional Logging Conference, the California Licensed Foresters Association and the California Farm Bureau.
The scholarships were announced at the department’s recent 13th annual Spring Awards banquet in the Kate Buchanan Room, with more than 100 attendees. Department chair Ken Fulgham said Forestry and Wildland Resources currently has 246 students, comprising 213 undergrad and 23 graduate students. Department faculty have active grant funds totaling more than $4,200,000 for Fiscal 2011-2012, representing nearly 10 percent of all active grants at HSU.