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Wheaton student among 3 honored for environmental interests

Published: Sunday, June 29, 2014 4:16 p.m. CDT

Three area students receive $7,000 in scholarships to pursue environmentalist aspirations from The Conservation Foundation as part of the Paul D. Pierotti Memorial Scholarship Fund.

Applicants needed to have an interest in working in the environmental field and be associated with the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County or the Foundation.

From left: sister of Paul Pierotti Lynn Boerman; Melissa Nelson, of Winfield; Kurtis Duff, of Itasca; Shannon Dudzienski, of Wheaton; DuPage Community Foundation representative Elizabeth DiNovis; and Foundation President and CEO Brook McDonald.

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