National Ground Water Research and Educational Foundation Awards $20,000 in Scholarships

May 19, 2011

Seven students entering groundwater-related fields of study received up to $4,000 each

The National Ground Water Research and Educational Foundation has awarded $20,000 to seven students from its Len Assante Scholarship Fund.

Each of the scholarship recipients are entering a field of study that serves, supports or promotes the groundwater professions.

William Reichart III of Hanover, Pa., received $4,000 with the Past President’s Award — the top scholarship presented to the most qualified of the applicants. Reichart is undecided about which college or university he will attend.

The other recipients are:

• Norman Harris IV of Gilford, N.H., received $4,000 for the Ora Lyons Scholarship, named in honor of a former distinguished National Ground Water Assn. member. Harris is attending Worchester Polytechnic Institute;
• William Pearson of Lake City, Mich., received $3,000. Pearson is attending Michigan Technological University;
• Thomas Palmieri of Covina, Calif., received $3,000. Palmieri is attending the University of Southern California;
• Erik Cadaret of Trabuco Canyon, Calif., received $3,000. Cadaret is attending California State University, Fullerton;
• Sebastian Teas of Zanesville, Ohio, received $2,000. Teas is attending Muskingum University; and
• Bryce Kober of Kansas City, Mo., received $1,000. Kober is attending the University of Missouri.

Source:

National Ground Water Assn.

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