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2022 Our 3rd Annual Scholarship Winner of the Friends of Gavins Point National Fish Hatchery


 

Pictured left to right: Nick Starzl, Project Leader Gavins Point National Fish Hatchery; Camryn Zoeller, scholarship winner; Brenda Willcuts, President; Ed Fefjar, Friends Group Scholarship Committee member; Marv Ehlers Treasurer.
 
Zoeller

2022 Scholarship Winner

The Friends of Gavins Point National Fish Hatchery would like to announce that Camryn Zoeller, is being awarded their 3rd annual scholarship. Zoeller, is the daughter of Jim and Becky Zoeller of Yankton, SD.

The $1,000 award is given to a student planning a career in wildlife management, conservation or similar.

Camryn already has an impressive amount of experience helping with wildlife-related studies and is ranked eleventh in her class at Yankton High School.
Her future goals are to earn a bachelors’ degree in biology from Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington and then go on to earn a master’s degree in Environmental Management.

Thanks to all that applied. 
 
Scholarship winner lane hansen 2021

2021 Scholarship Winner

Lane Hansen is the 2nd Annual Scholarship Winner of the Friends of Gavins Point National Fish Hatchery. Pictured left to right: Marv Ehlers treasurer, Lane Hansen, Brenda Willcuts, president

The Friends of Gavins Point National Fish Hatchery would like to announce that Lane Hansen of Centerville, SD  is being awarded their 2nd annual  scholarship. Lane is the son of Scott and Bridget Hansen of Centerville, SD. The $1,000 award is given to a student planning a career in wildlife management, conservation or similar. Lane will be studying towards a career in the wildlife sciences at SDSU.

Thanks to all that applied.
 
Strom  jacob

2020 Scholarship Winner

The Friends of Gavins Point National Fish Hatchery would like to announce that Jakob Strom of Yankton is being awarded their inaugural scholarship. Jakob is the son of Mary and Rich Strom of Yankton, SD.

The $1,000 award is given to a student planning a career in wildlife management, conservation or similar.  Jakob (who will be attending SDSU to study Natural Resource Law Enforcement this fall) was chosen from an impressive set of applicants.  Thanks to all that applied.


 

Scholarship Opportunity

The Friends of Gavins Point National Fish Hatchery are again offering a  $1000 scholarship to be awarded this year to a regional high school senior.  The selected scholar should be interested in continuing their education in fields related to fish and wildlife, conservation or other closely related fields and select a major that will help prepare for the career.  Recipient may attend any two or four-year college.  No minimum class rank or ACT. Forms have been sent to 22 regional high schools.

Deadline to submit an application is April 1st.

Download the application form below. Money will be paid directly to the recipient at Gavins Point National Fish Hatchery & Aquarium.

2022 Scholarship Application