Steve Fletcher Wins 2009 Dunham Prize

Steve Fletcher

EES Senior Steve Fletcher was awarded the Dunham Prize, one of the top awards in the College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture.   Steve was graduated in May with a B.S. in Ecology and Environmental Sciences, Concentration in Soil and Water Sciences.  Steve’s advisor was Dr. Sue Erich in the Department of Plant, Soil, and Environmental Sciences.

The Wallace C. and Janet S. Dunham Prize was established in the University of Maine Foundation for the benefit of The University of Maine with a gift from Wallace C. Dunham, Dean Emeritus, and Janet S. Dunham, MEd ’77.  …The scholarship winner(s) shall be the undergraduate student(s) in the college who have overcome adversity to achieve personal growth and academic success, who have a positive outlook on life, and who show the potential for further accomplishment.

The Dunhams also endowed a scholarship specifically for the EES program.  We thank them for their continued generosity to the University of Maine.