10 CALS sophomores honored by WALSAA

The Wisconsin Agricultural and Life Sciences Alumni Association (WALSAA) recently named 10 Outstanding Sophomore Award winners for 2012. Students will receive a $2,000 scholarship to be applied to their 2012-2013 tuition expenses. They also join an elite group that represents the “who’s who” in the UW science and agriculture communities. If you see these students around campus – congratulate them on a job well done!

There were a total of 66 applicants, 22 interviews and 10 awards for 2012. Students can apply as an individual or receive nomination from their academic department.

Hannah Meier – Dietetics

Saraniya Sathiamoorthi – Life Sciences Communications and Pharmacology and Toxicology

Susan Hodgson – Food Science and Dairy Science

Emily Lingeman – Biochemistry

Kayla McKaveny – Biochemistry

Rachael Baird – Genetics

Stacey Ruffolo – Genetics

Erika Muehlenkamp – Biochemistry

Jordan Riley – Agricultural & Applied Economics and Life Sciences Communications

Taylor Fritsch – Agricultural & Applied Economics and Life Sciences Communications