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UW-Madison Short Course award winners named

Top students received scholarships

April 25, 2016

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The Wisconsin Agricultural and Life Sciences Alumni Association announced the Farm and Industry Short Course Award recipients for the 2015–2016 school year.

FISC is the longest standing program in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. With a focus on production agriculture, courses are taught during winter months when it is more convenient for students to take time away from farms. UW-Madison’s premier agriculture and life sciences researchers and instructors teach FISC courses. 


WALSAA offers three groups of awards to FISC students – Outstanding FISC Student, Activities and Leadership and Academic Excellence. All awards were presented on March 19 at the FISC graduation celebration.

Outstanding FISC Student - Five $500 scholarships were presented to students who displayed excellence in leadership, service, academics and work experience. This year’s winners were: Patrick Rebout, Janesville.; Anthony Seelow, Chaseburg.; Lindsey Rettenmund, Black Earth;Brett Robert Weiland, Columbus; and Sarah Pate, Baraboo.

Activities and Leadership Award - Presented to students actively involved in campus organizations and leadership opportunities. This year’s winners are: Lindsey Rettenmund, William Coyne and Sarah Pate.

Academic Excellence - Given to students with the top five GPA’s in the FISC program. This year’s winners are: Patrick Rebout, Austin Zimmerman, Lindsey Rettenmund, Anthony Seelow and Katelyn Bauer.

Source: WALSAA

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