Congratulations to graduate students, Michelle Staudinger, Megan O’Connor and David Stormer who recently received awards!

Michelle Staudinger, (PhD student, WFCON) was awarded Honorable Mention for the J. Frances Allen Scholarship award. The J. Frances Allen Scholarship Award is highly competitive and it is presented to qualified women PhD students. Michelle is currently studying cephalopods and finfish ecology.

Megan O’Connor has received a graduate fellowship from the Hudson River Foundation. Megan is a PhD student studying fish habitat in the Hudson River Estuary.

David Stormer has received a Polgar summer fellowship award, also from the Hudson River Foundation. David Stormer is a PhD student studying bluefish distribution.