Several recent graduates of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Farm & Industry Short Course received awards from the Wisconsin Agricultural and Life Sciences Alumni Association during the FISC graduation ceremony on March 20.
WALSAA Outstanding Student awards were presented to four second-year Short Course students who excelled in academics, activities and leadership. The recipients of this new award include Jessica Ebert, Fond du Lac; Kipp Hinz, Osceola; Hans Johnson, Star Prairie; and Tiffany Kohlmann, Reedsville. Each received a plaque and a $500 award.
WALSAA Activity and Leadership Awards went to selected students to recognize exceptional work beyond the classroom within the Short Course program. Receiving the award were Aaron Bohn, Watertown; Curtis Hiett, Gurnee, Ill.; Scott Felten, St. Cloud; Michelle Lindeman, Fort Atkinson; Timothy Horsch, New Holstein, and Stewart Bartz, Downing.
WALSAA Academic awards were given to first- and second-year students who maintained a 3.70 GPA or higher. Recipients include Samantha Loehr, Mt Calvary; Tyler Thome, Malone; Brandon Lesar, Cedarburg; Derek Sippel, St. Cloud; Ryan Nigh, Viroqua; Austin McCulley, Reedsville; Kyle Frailing, Berlin; Todd Lanis, Minneapolis; Ethan Ulness, Valders; and Joshua Collins, Clinton.