Scholarship opportunities are open now for high school graduates and those high school students graduating in 2020 who will be pursuing degrees in the field of fisheries and wildlife conservation. College students are eligible to apply for the scholarship as well, provided they are already studying in one of those areas.
Three $500 scholarships will be awarded. Applicants will be asked to provide information about their scholastic achievements and leadership abilities as well as to showcase their dedication to wildlife conservation. The deadline to apply is March 4. Those interested should go to the website WHEIA.com and click on the “applications” link.
Registration for 2020 WHEIA conference and re-certification training is also open. Deadline for conference sign up is April 2. The conference will be held at the Holiday Inn and Suits in Rothschild on April 18. The training, “Tips and Tricks for Dealing with Challenges in the Classroom” will provide attendees with information they can use right away to tackle challenges in their classroom. The second session of the day will cover approved techniques for teaching the “hands-on” lessons. Those interested in learning more can view the agenda on the website as well as learn how to register for the conference.
Beckie Gaskill may be reached via email at [email protected].