2009 Scholarship Recipient: Kelsey Ward

Kelsey Ward

Freshman, University of Oregon, Environmental Science

“I still don’t know exactly what I want to do with Environmental Science, so for now I’m trying to experience different possible paths- research, policy work, restoration, advocacy, law, politics, etc. What is most exciting to me is the prospect of being able to combine my skills and passions into work that I love, and work that will fulfill what I feel is my obligation to the planet and to the future. Luckily the interdisciplinary nature of the subject matter lends itself so well to this!”

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