This year 50 students applied for PLC scholarships. That's almost twice as many applicants as previous years. With a large number of deserving students, and the board found the selection difficult.
Congratulations to 16 amazing students. These future forestry leaders have been awarded $18,000 in scholarships.
$2,000, Nicholas Swanson - OSU, Forest Engineering/Civil Engineering
$2,000, Daniel Virtue - OSU, Forest Engineering
$2,000, Trevor Sartnurak - OSU, Forest Engineering/Civil Engineering
$2,000, Cole Smith - OSU, Forest Management
$2,000, Sam Neil - OSU, Natural Resources/Forest Operations Mgmt.
$1,000, Emilee Muir - Green River College, Forestry Management
$1,000, Seth Eades - OSU, Forest Engineering
$1,000, Hunter Knox - OSU, Forest Engineering
$1,000, Aoife Fae - Univ. of Washington, ESRM (Sustainable Forest Mgmt.)
$ 500, Marco Rocha Ilbarra - OSU, Forestry — Management & Restoration
$500, Kimberly Ortiz - Umpqua Community College, Forest Management
$500, Ross Griffith, University of Northern B.C., Forest Ecology
$500, Mallory Pappas, Calif. Polytechnic State Univ., Forestry and Natural Resources
$500, Reihana Fisher, University of Canterbury, Bachelor of Forestry Science
$750, Callie Baker, Linn Benton Comm. College, Welding and Fabrication Technology
$750, Dustin Harvey, AVTEC, Welding
And thank you to the PFF Executive Board for your time in making this difficult selection.