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Applications Due Feb. 1, 2020
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Anna Rowzee

2019 Winner: Anna Rowzee

Anna Rowzee, the daughter of Mark and Krista of Joliet, will receive the 2019 Richard “Dick” McHugh Memorial Conservation Education Scholarshipin memory of Dick McHugh who served on the Will / South Cook SWCD Board for an amazing and unprecedented 50 years.  

Anna is a student at Plainfield High School, Central Campus.  She plans to attend Iowa State University where she will complete her undergraduate degree in horticulture. Anna is a member of her schools Nation Honors Society, works a part-time job and has been volunteering at Ready Set Ride for the past 4 years.


Grace Frickenstein

2019 Winner: Grace Frickenstein

Grace Frickenstein, the daughter of Robert and Kristine of Frankfort, will receive the 2019 EverettMoeller Memorial Conservation Education Scholarship. Everett Moeller served on the Will-South Cook SWCD Board from 1993-2017and was a member of the Will County Farm Bureau where he was active in Ag in the Classroom, a program introducing younger students to agriculture.

Grace is a student at Lincoln-Way East in Frankfort. She plans to attend The University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point and is interested in research that is geared toward conservation and preservation. Grace is passionate about archery and is very successful in local and national competitions. She is also took part in her school’s environmental action club and is a member of several honors societies including NHS, which she completes community service hours for quarterly.


Emily Dickett

2019 Winner: Emily Dickett

Emily Dickett, the daughter of James and Julie of Western Springs, will receive the 2019 Allan MayMemorial Conservation EducationScholarship in memory Allan May who served as the Will-South Cook USDA-NRCS District Conservationist for 30 years. 

Emily is a student at the Lyons Township High School. She plans to study environmental engineering with a minor or double major in Spanish. Emily is involved in many school and community sponsored activities such as cross country soccer, tutoring, math team, church youth group, yearbook, and is very proud of being a part of the Lyons Township Community Advisory Council, which has sparked her interest in policy and lawmaking. 



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