Senior Tammy Wroblewski, Milwaukee, Wis., Recipient of $1,000 Scholarship from the North Central Turf Grass Association

Wroblewski_Tammy 9029.jpgUniversity of Minnesota, Crookston Senior Tammy Wroblewski, Milwaukee, Wis., was named a recipient of a $1,000 North Central Turf Grass Association (NCGTA) scholarship. Wroblewski, a triple major in golf and turf management, horticulture, and communication, was awarded the scholarship during the NCTGA annual meeting held in Fargo, N.D., in late February.

Last summer, she completed an internship at the U of M, Crookston working in the areas of golf and turf management and horticulture. Her advisors are Kristina Walker, assistant professor in the Agriculture and Natural Resources Department and Rachel McCoppin, associate professor in the Liberal Arts and Education Department.

An active student at the U of M, Crookston, Wroblewski has been a member of the Golden Eagle Golf Team, served as an Ambassador, was named to the Athletic All-Academic Team, and worked as a tutor in the Academic Assistance Center.

The purpose of the North Central Turf Grass Association is to promote the turfgrass industry, to encourage and support the further study and research of turf, to gather and distribute this information, and to represent this group on matters of policy regarding the turf grass industry. To learn more, visit http://www.nctga.net.

Today the University of Minnesota, Crookston delivers 29 bachelor's degree programs, 18 minors, and more than 40 concentrations, including several online degrees, in the areas of agriculture and natural resources; business; liberal arts and education; and math, science and technology.  With an enrollment of about 1,400 undergraduates from more than 25 countries and 40 states, the Crookston campus offers a supportive, close-knit atmosphere that leads to a prestigious University of Minnesota degree.  "Small Campus. Big Degree."  To learn more, visit www.umcrookston.edu.

Contact: Kristie Walker, assistant professor, Natural Resources Department, 218-281-8116 (kswalker@umn.edu); Elizabeth Tollefson, assistant director, communications, 218-281-8432 (ltollefs@umn.edu)

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