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First recipients of sustainability scholarship to be Recognized

wku red blackBOWLING GREEN, Ky.(10/22/13) - WKU seniors Katelyn Highbaugh of Glasgow and Andrew Salman of Adolphus will be recognized Wednesday night (Oct. 23) as the first recipients of the Global Pathways to Sustainability Scholarship.

The scholarship is sponsored by the Department of Diversity & Communities Studies’ graduate program in Social Responsibility & Sustainable Communities, the Office of Sustainability’s Green Fund, and University College.

Highbaugh, a sociology major at WKU-Glasgow, is a member of the WKU-Glasgow Greentoppers, participated in the “Awakening the Dreamer” symposium and conducted research on a feed-in tariff system for solar energy during an internship with Kentuckians for the Commonwealth.

Salman, a student in the Honors College at WKU who is majoring in political science and biology, has served as a teaching and research assistant in WKU’s Institute for Citizenship and Social Responsibility and presented his Honors thesis on “Building a Better Office of Sustainability: Documenting Sustainable Change at WKU” as part of the recent Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education conference.

The scholarship recipients will be announced during the Campus Sustainability Day lecture by Chad Pregracke, founder of Living Lands & Waters and one of the top 10 CNN Heroes of 2013. The event begins at 7 p.m. Wednesday (Oct. 23) in the Downing Student Union auditorium.

Contact: Christian Ryan-Downing, (270) 745-2508.

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