2016 ISA water/wastewater division Student Scholarship Winners Announced

WWID_LinkedIn_logoThe ISA Water & Wastewater Industries Division (WWID) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 WWID Student Scholarships. Open to college and university students and awarded in April, the WWID student scholarships are given out to promote higher learning and to encourage students to pursue technical careers in the municipal water/wastewater sector.

This year’s recipients are Jessica Shane and Eric Rydquist. Each will receive a $1000 USD scholarship prize to help with their school costs. Please join us in congratulating this year’s winners.

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Student Scholarship winner

Jessica Shane
Valencia Community College
Saint Cloud, Florida, USA

I am very honored that you chose me for this scholarship award! Thank you so much for this opportunity!”

Biography: Jessica Shane is currently a senior at Saint Cloud High School and a Dual Enrolled student at Valencia College. Her grades have consistently stayed at a 4.3 weighted GPA throughout all of her school years. Being employed by her neighbor for her business since she was a freshman in High School, and working 20 hours a week, has substantially improved her people-skills as well as her knowledge of how a business works. Her persistence always drives her to strive for the best!
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Student Scholarship winner

Eric Rydquist
Montana State University-Bozeman
Bozeman, Montana, USA

ISA WWID, I want to sincerely thank you for your generous gift to me. This award will go a very long way towards finishing my education, building my career, and starting my post collegiate life. I am truly grateful for your help.”

Biography: As a senior in the chemical and biological engineering program, Eric’s time at MSU has almost come to a close. In May 2017 he will graduate with three degrees (Chemical Engineering, Biological Engineering, and Honors) as well as a math minor. In the meantime though, he will continue to play intramural basketball and volleyball, work as a chef part time, and admire hes monstrous aloe vera plants—Alfred and Veronica. He looks forward to work as a chemical engineer, hopefully with a focus on water!

How to Apply for the next year’s 2017 Scholarship

2017 ISA WWID Student Scholarship: Applications are due January 31, 2017.

The 2017 Scholarship Application form will be available shortly.

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For more information about the ISA water/wastewater division visit www.isa.org/wwid/

Details about the annual ISA water/wastewater symposium can be found at www.isawaterwastewater.com