– Three Florida Tech graduate students were awarded $10,000 Edward W. and Lee Snowdon Fellowships for the 2005-2006 academic year, which starts Aug 22.
The students, working on master’s degrees in the Department of Marine and Environmental Studies
(DMES), are Christopher Flanary, Cheryl Fossani and Heather Holberger. Flanary, studying physical oceanography, is from Blacksburg, Va.; Fossani,
studying coastal zone management, is from Neptune, N.J.; and Holberger, studying environmental science, is from Jensen Beach, Fla.
The Snowdon Fellowships are funded by a gift of the Edward W. Snowdon and Lee Hill Snowdon Administrative Fund, and the Community Foundation for Palm Beach
and Martin Counties; they are matched by the F.W. Olin Foundation of New York. The fellowships, arranged by Erik Edward Joh, Esq., are offered to deserving
DMES graduate students, in perpetuity.
The Department of Marine and Environmental Systems integrates the expertise and skills of scientists, engineers, and resource managers. DMES offers
undergraduate and graduate degrees in oceanography, environmental science, ocean engineering and meteorology.