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The Will-South Cook Soil and Water Conservation District Opposes Compass Business Park!

 

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Scholarships

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Applications Due Feb. 1, 2022
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Abigail Zabrodsky

2016 Winner: Abigail Zabrodsky

Abigail Zabrodsky, the daughter of Andre and Christina of Brookfield, will receive the 2016 Richard “Dick” McHugh Memorial Conservation Education Scholarship in memory of Dick McHugh who served on the Will / South Cook SWCD Board for an amazing and unprecedented 50 years.

Abigail is a student at Lyons Township High School.  She plans to attend Iowa State University at Ames, Iowa in the fall where she will study Environmental Science and Forestry. Abigail’s hobbies include hiking, playing laser tag and embroidery.  With a strong appreciation for the environment, Abigail would like to work as a soil conservationist, urban forester or a park ranger after graduating college.

 

 

Luke Schubbe

2015 Winner: Luke Schubbe

 

Luke Schubbe, the son of Brian and Sheri Schubbe of Peotone, is the 2015 recipient of the Allan May Conservation Scholarship.  Luke is a student at Peotone High School.  He plans to attend Illinois State University at Normal, Illinois in the fall where he will study agronomy management and crop/soil science.  Luke comes from a family that has farmed for many generations and he expects to carry on the tradition after his graduation.  His studies will help him to improve the productivity and efficiency of his family’s business while also conserving the farmland for future generations.  Active in his community and his church, Luke also manages his own hay business.  He enjoys spending time with friends, playing guitar, physical fitness and restoring antique vehicles.

 

Sara Berndt

2015 Winner: Sara Berndt

 

Sara Berndt, the daughter of Joseph and Jill Berndt of Tinley Park, is the 2015 recipient of the Dick McHugh Memorial Scholarship.  Sara is a student at Tinley Park High School.  She plans to attend Illinois State University at Normal, Illinois in the fall where she will study Conservation Biology. Sara’s hobbies include taking long walks, drawing, playing sports and going to movies.  With a strong appreciation for the environment, Sara would like to work for the Illinois Department of Natural Resources or the Forest Preserve District of Will County after graduating from college.

 

 

 

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