Congratulations to Kandace Burton of Smyrna who was presented with a $1,000 scholarship from the Delaware Forestry Association at the Delaware State Fair on July 26, 2012. Kandace will study forestry at West Virginia University this fall. From left at the check presentation are: Michael A. Valenti, Delaware State Forester, Brian Michalski – DFA President, Kandace Burton – scholarship winner, and DFA members Don Wiggins, John Herbert, Leslie Merriken, and Steve Ditmer.
The award represents the second annual scholarship presented by the Delaware Forestry Association, which is celebrating its 30th Anniversary this year. DFA will celebrate the 30th Anniversary with an event at Redden State Forest in Georgetown on Sept. 15th.