GIS News 2009-10

Mann awarded Damon Anderson Memorial Scholarship by WLIA

melissa mannMelissa Mann, a GIS Certificate recipient in 2008 currently working towards a Masters degree in Urban Affairs, has been awarded one of four scholarships in 2009.

The Wisconsin Land Information Association (WLIA) established the Damon Anderson Memorial Scholarship Fund to help students working toward a degree related to land information (such as geographic information systems, geography, and urban planning). This scholarship is funded through donations to the fund from private individuals, organizations, and other funding activities of WLIA. Four scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each will be distributed by the WLIA Board of Directors in 2009. The scholarship will also include a one year student membership and free registration to the WLIA 2010 Annual Conference.