Margaret Burns Wins 2012 Boyle Prize

A Herd of BisonMaggie Burns, EES 2012 with a concentration in Environmental Sciences, was awarded the John F. Boyle Prize in Ecology and Environmental Sciences on April 25 at a ceremony held at the University Club. The award is given each year to the top graduating senior in Ecology and Environmental Sciences.

Maggie’s advisor Ivan Fernandez wrote in his nomination letter, “Maggie is an exceptional student, and ranks with one of only a few undergraduate advisees I have had over my three decades that exhibits this much professionalism, energy, enthusiasm, and intellectual ability.”

After graduation, Maggie will enter the Hydrologic Sciences Graduate Program at the University of Colorado at Boulder. Congratulations Maggie!