Sofia D’Ambrosio: Outstanding Student Award
Congratulations to the ENST recipient of the 2016 College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Alumni Awards- Sofia D'Ambrosio! The honorees were celebrated at an awards banquet held at the University of Maryland's Riggs Alumni Center on April 14. The College of AGNR Alumni Chapter selected the award winners from nominations submitted by faculty, staff and fellow-alumni.
Sofia D’Ambrosio: Outstanding Student Award, 4-year program
Sofia D’Ambrosio graduated in May 2016 with a B.S. in Environmental Science and Technology with a concentration in Ecological Technology and Design and minor in Geographic Information Sciences. She had led and revived the RESTORE student club, bringing in record membership through numerous activities and attention to detail. D’Ambrosio has also served in Dr. Stephanie Lansing’s Water Quality Lab for the last 1.5 years, is the first ENST student to serve as an officer on the AGNR Student Council, interned with the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection, and completed an REU on stream restoration in Oregon’s HJ Andrews Experimental Forest which she will be presenting the results of at the American Ecological Engineering Society’s Annual Meeting in June. She will be attending graduate school at Washington State University in the fall with an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship to research greenhouse gas emissions from reservoirs.