Kenneth “Jack” Morris de Milton, Del., Is the winner of the National Scholarship of 2022 Ducks Unlimited (DU).
Morris served as secretary of the chapter Du Varsity Sussex Tech High School in Georgetown, of the., Before assuming the position of president of the Committee in his last year.
The Du Varsity program is for high school students in the United States.
Du President of the Doug Schoenrock Board called Morris to break the news.
“It was an honor to be the first to congratulate Jack for his outstanding achievements,” Schoenrock said. “This year’s class of scholarship applicants was extremely competitive. It feels great to give back this select group of young men and women who have represented their communities in such a positive way. “
Morris was recognized at the 85th National Convention of Du in New Orleans during the Wings Over Wetlands Awards gala.
In addition to the National Scholarship of $ 10,000, DU granted 60 scholarships to last year high school students throughout the country: 10 conservation scholarships for $ 1,000 and 50 university scholarships for $ 500.
Applications are reviewed by a Volunteer Selection Committee appointed by Du Advisory Senior Vice President of the National Young and Education Committee, Ken Carroll.
“I feel honored to be part of this process and I am proud of Jack and the whole kind of scholarship receptors 2022 DU,” Carroll said. “This marks the fifth year that Ducks Unlimited has awarded scholarships to last year high school students who are members or volunteers of the organization. Programs like this give me hope for the future of the water flobin and conservation. “
Click here to get a complete list of the winners of the National Scholarship Program 2022 DU.
Ducks Unlimited Inc. is the world‘The largest nonprofit organization dedicated to continuously conserving aquatic birds that disappear in North America. Established in 1937, Ducks Unlimited has preserved more than 15 million acres thanks to the contributions of more than one million followers throughout the continent. Guided by science and dedicated to the efficiency of the program, du works towards the vision of sufficient wetlands to fill the heavens with aquatic birds today, tomorrow and forever. For more information about our work, visit www.duks.org.