Local residents awarded scholarship

By on January 25, 2009

Stephanie Munyon and Tyler Larson, both of Maple Park, were honored as recipients of the Jonathan Baldwin Turner Scholarship during a Dec. 5, 2008 banquet held at the Illini Union on the Urbana Campus of the University of Illinois.

Stephanie is majoring in animal sciences and hopes to own her own veterinary practice specializing in exotic animals. Stephanie is the daughter of Carl Trenton Munyon. Her JBT Scholarship is funded by the Jacobs-Kinsey JBT Scholarship fund.

Tyler is majoring in agricultural engineering sciences and plans to work in the agriculture industry designing equipment using mechatronics. Tyler is the son of David Walter and Robin Gwynn Larson. Tyler’s JBT Scholarship is funded by the Faculty and Staff of the Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering.

Both students are Kaneland High School graduates.