MAILED: Aug. 11, 1997|
EAU CLAIRE -- Michael D. Whittlinger is the 1997-98 recipient of the $400 Jim Fisher Memorial Scholarship.
Whittlinger, Janesville, is a sophomore biology major at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.
The scholarship is made available through the heirs and friends of the late Jim Fisher. Fisher was the outdoors columnist for the Eau Claire Leader-Telegram for many years. He had a great love of the outdoors, and promoted its use for managed hunting, fishing, hiking and logging.
The scholarship is awarded each year to a freshman, sophomore or junior level UW-Eau Claire student interested in pursuing a career in the environmental or natural resources management fields.
Janice B. Wisner
UW-Eau Claire News Bureau
Updated: Aug. 19, 1997