EJ students win $23,200 in scholarships, awards

Nine of our environmental journalism students received $23,200 in merit-based scholarships and awards at the Journalism School’s annual awards convocation.

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Dr. Eric Freedman and Agnes Bao

 

Agnes Bao (master’s student): EJ student. Michael A. and Sandra S. Clark Scholarship and Donald F. and Katherine K. Dahlstrom Scholarship in Environmental Journalism

Tony Cepak (Ph.D. student): EJ researcher and photographer. Robert Popa Scholarship

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Dr. Serena Carpenter and Tony Cepak

 

Kate Habrel (master’s student): writer for Great Lakes Echo. School of Journalism Outstanding Master’s Student, Rachel Carson Award for Outstanding Graduate Student in Environmental Journalism and Kappa Tau Alpha Top Scholar Award

Maxwell Johnston (master’s student): writer for Great Lakes Echo and Food Fix podcaster. Edward J. Meeman Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Student in Environmental Journalism

 

Katherine Habrel

Dr. Bruno Takahashi and Katherine Habrel

 

Apoorva Joshi (Ph.D. student): EJ researcher. Don Caldwell Memorial Scholarship

Steven Maier (undergrad): writer for Great Lakes Echo, Walter S. and Syrena M. Howell Essay Scholarship and Kappa Tau Alpha Inductee

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Dr. Eric Freedman and Maxwell Johnston

 

 

Jack Nissen (master’s student): writer for Great Lakes Echo. Great Lakes Echo Excellence Award

Gloria Nzeka (master’s student): writer for Great Lakes Echo and Food Fix podcaster. Capital News Service Connection Award

Steven Maier, Tony VanWitsen, Jack Nissen

Steven Maier, Tony VanWitsen, Jack Nissen

 

Carin Tunney (Ph.D. student): EJ researcher. Len Barnes AAA Scholarship

Tony Van Witsen (Ph.D. student): EJ researcher. Dr. Mickie E. Edwardson Scholarship

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Dr. Davenport and Gloria Nzeka

 

 

 

For information on how to contribute to MSU’s environmental journalism scholarship and award funds or to endow a new scholarship or award, please contact Knight Center director Eric Freedman.

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