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UW-RF Students Receive Food Association Scholarships


JAN. 7, 2005--Three University of Wisconsin-River Falls students in the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences are recipients of a $1,500 scholarship from the Midwest Food Processors Association.

The MFPA offers up to six such scholarships each year to agriculture or food science undergraduates in the University of Wisconsin System, based on interest in the food science industry and academic achievement.

Justin Storlie, a graduating senior majoring in agricultural engineering technology from Farmington, Minn., is the recipient of the Kenneth G. Weckel Scholarship. Storlie's career goals and interests are in designing new vegetable harvesting equipment.

Lee Schulz, a junior agricultural business major from Rosholt, Wis., was also chosen to receive the Kenneth G. Weckel Scholarship, Schulz has been employed at a frozen grocery warehouse, and he hopes to pursue a career in agricultural sales or management.

Jessica Trcka, a freshman agricultural studies major from Montgomery, Minn., received the Carleton A. Friday Memorial Scholarship. Trcka is employed in the accounting/payroll department at the Seneca Foods Corporation processing plant located in Montgomery, Minn.

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