May 15, 1996
Obermeyer Top Agriculture Senior
A UW-River Falls senior has achieved top honors in the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences. The College named Carolyn Obermeyer its 1996 Outstanding Senior.
Obermeyer was recognized for her academic achievements and for her involvement in extracurricular activities. As a horticulture major from Bristol, Wis., Obermeyer has maintained a 4.0 cumulative grade point average, been on the Dean's List each semester, and has completed her undergraduate studies in four years. She has also received many scholarships and academic honors each year from UW-RF and has received a National Phi Kappa Phi Scholarship.
Obermeyer served the college as a student representative to its Curriculum Committee and as an Agriculture and Environmental Sciences Ambassador. She is a member of Pi Alpha Xi, Alpha Zeta, and the Horticulture Society.
The award, which was presented during the College's annual banquet, also recognizes Obermeyer's participation in UW-RF extra-curricular activities. She has served as Parker Hall recycling chairwoman and volunteer tutor. Obermeyer has also participated in the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and UW-RF track and cross country teams.
Obermeyer was presented with a certificate and an honorarium from the Dr. Earl Hildebrand Memorial Fund.