Scholarship Recipients - 56th Annual Conference of the Mississippi Entomology Association (October 27-28, 2009)
Congratulations to the 2009 scholarship recipients and paper competition winners! Audrey Berry, Lucas Owens, and Ishakh Thodi were awarded the 2009 Linda and Pat Harris Scholarship, which was presented by Pat and Linda Harris. Ankit Kumar was awarded the 2009 Gibson Memorial Scholarship, which was sponsored by the Mississippi Entomology and Plant Pathology Club and was presented by Dr. Blake Layton. Sarah Self received the Wilson Scholarship, which was sponsored by Dr. Arlie Wilson and his wife Ethel, and presented by Dr. Wilson. Kristine Edwards was the recipient of the 2009 Redd Pest Control Scholarship, which was presented by Dr. Blake Layton. Gail Mararu received the 2009 H. C. Mitchell Scholarship from Mr. Rusty Mitchell. David Allgood (University of Southern Mississippi) was awarded the MEA Scholarship, but was not present for the award. Winners of the student paper competition were: 1st Place, Ashley Castellaw; 2nd Place, Kristine Edwards; and 3rd Place, G. Mararu. These awards would not have been possible without the generousity of the sponsors, and we greatly appreciate them!