Posted on August 10, 2017 by Cynthia Kanner - In the News
The Environmental Defenders of McHenry County’s Education Committee, chaired by Mary Forni, is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s environmental scholarships. Sheridan Taylor (left) and Paige King (right) are the recipients of $1,000 Environmental Defenders’ Scholarships for their volunteer work in the area of environmental stewardship and volunteerism. Sheridan, a graduate of Cary-Grove High School will be attending the University of South Carolina to study environmental science/marine ecosystems and Paige, a graduate of Johnsburg High School, will be attending the University of Montana to study wildlife biology. Both young ladies are members of The National Honor Society and between them volunteered at The Hollows, Volo Bog and Pioneer Fen.
August 1-6, visit The Environmental Defenders in the Conservation World Tent! Activities for kids and lots of excellent information about the environment.
Documentary film, “The Family Farm,” will be shown at MCC on June 27 at 7PM.
DIne out and help raise funds for The Environmental Defenders on May 9!
Environmental Defenders of McHenry County Offering Two $1,000 Scholarships
The Environmental Defenders of McHenry County is offering two Entering College scholarships of $1,000 each to two outstanding high school seniors planning to pursue careers related to environmental studies. To be eligible, the applicants must reside in and attend high school in McHenry County, have a respectable GPA, two letters of recommendation, plan to attend an accredited college or university, and complete an application, which is available online and at the EDMC office.
The application and accompanying documents are due in the EDMC office no later than April 24, 2017.
The Environmental Defenders of McHenry County is a non-profit member organization celebrating its 47th year of dedication to the preservation and protection of the environment, and education of the public.
2017 Scholarship Application
Posted on March 23, 2017 by Cynthia Kanner - In the News