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Wildlife students earn scholarship

Parker Grandy (center left) and Andrew Jones  (center right) were presented the Dave Dudek Wildlife Award by fish and wildlife instructor Shannon Rabby (left) and Dave Dudek (right). Samantha Nelson photo Parker Grandy (center left) and Andrew Jones (center right) were presented the Dave Dudek Wildlife Award by fish and wildlife instructor Shannon Rabby (left) and Dave Dudek (right). Samantha Nelson photo

Haywood Community College fish and wildlife management technology students Parker Grandy and Andrew Jones have won the 2019 Dave Dudek Wildlife Award from the HCC Student Chapter of The Wildlife Society. 

The award, which comes with a scholarship, is named for the chapter’s founding advisor, who is also a retired fish and wildlife instructor. It’s presented to two fish and wildlife students due to graduate the following spring and recognizes leadership, scholarship and dedication to the profession. 

Grandy plans to pursue a bachelor’s and then a master’s degree at the University of Georgia. Jones also plans to earn a bachelor’s degree in wildlife biology and a master’s degree in marine biology. 

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