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WALSAA Honors UW-Madison CALS Outstanding Sophomores
Wisconsin Ag Connection - 05/09/2012

The Wisconsin Agricultural and Life Sciences Alumni Association has announced the Outstanding Sophomore Award recipients for the 2011-2012 school year.

The award is presented to students currently enrolled in the CALS program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison who have demonstrated excellence. Each student is awarded a financial gift to apply toward tuition in their junior year.

Students are evaluated based on their academic achievements, service to the school and community, experience in their field of study and a face-to-face interview.

Sophomores from Wisconsin receiving a plaque and $2,000 scholarships include Erika Muehlenkamp, a microbiology major from Vernon; Susan Hodgson, a double major in food science and dairy science from Howards Grove; Rachael Baird, a genetics major from New Berlin; Taylor Fritsch, a double major in agricultural economics and life sciences communication from Cobb; Emily Lingeman, a biochemistry major from Brookfield; and Jordan Riley, a double major in agricultural & applied economics and life sciences communications from Darlington.

WALSAA is a charitable organization that supports the connection of students, faculty and alumni to the University of Wisconsin's College of Agricultural and Life Sciences.

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