2006-02-16 / News

Stephanie Hryzn wins UPS Scholarship Award

United Parcel Service awarded a $2,750 scholarship to islander Stephanie L. Hryzn, a junior majoring in sociology at the University of Tampa in Tampa, Fla. The UPS scholar was nominated by her school.

Hryzan has been a volunteer for the National Oceanic and Atmospheic Admistration, better known as NOAA, and built fences for the rare piping plover birds on the beaches of Rhode Island. She is also active in intramural softball.

After graduation, she plans to join the Peace Corp and work in the field of environmental protection.

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