Udall Undergraduate Scholarship

Meet Our Scholars

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Deirdre A. Conroy
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Environment

Deirdre is a wildlife conservation major who is passionate about international environmental management and policy, particularly in Latin America. As treasurer of the Cave Club at Virginia Tech, Deirdre has mapped and led trips into subterranean cave systems. She also worked in several national parks on ecological restoration and wildlife monitoring projects. For the past year, Deirdre has studied wildlife communities on privately owned land and has presented her work at conferences. This summer she will be traveling to Belize to study the influence of sustainable logging on jaguar densities. In her free time, Deirdre rides horses, runs trails, and enjoys books and films.

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Kyle M. Alderman Montana
Qay-liwh T. Ammon California
Corrina A. Atkins Alaska
Amelia G. Avis Maryland
Savannah J. Baber North Carolina
Meredith B. Bain North Carolina
Zola Berger-Schmitz California
Amar A. Bhardwaj New York
Holden N. Binder Michigan
Ponuwon W. Brodeur Maine
Madelynne R. Clark Indiana
Deirdre A. Conroy Virginia
Sophia F. Courtney Pennsylvania
Michael Crowley Massachusetts
Danielle K. Curley Arizona
Ashley N. Davis South Carolina
Guy D. Eroh Oregon
Tracey N. Funk Kansas
Kaitlin D. Gavenda Missouri
John N. Green Louisiana
Lindsey M. Hancock Oklahoma
Daniel R. Hayden Oklahoma
Shana R. Herman Pennsylvania
Shandiin H. Herrera Utah
Karen B. Ibarra Arizona
Emma R. Johnson Washington
Leah V. Johnson Minnesota
Annette K. Kang Guam
Cheron Laughing Arizona
Molly K. Leavens Massachusetts
Ashley N. Lewis Washington
Zizhan Luo New Jersey
Kelsey A. Lutgen Minnesota
Zoey P. Mauck Iowa
Erin G. Milligan Ohio
Alishia E. Orloff Washington
Chelsea M. Peterson Illinois
Emily F. Plumage South Dakota
Kinley A. Ragan Arizona
Destiny J. Seaton Tennessee
Nogah H. Seidemann Texas
Madelyn M. Smith Louisiana
Gustave G. Stewart Iowa
Natalie R. Stockmann Montana
Shomik Verma Texas
Claire R. Wang Utah
James Wang California
Cobin B. Willie New Mexico
Jane W. Zhang Connecticut