Florida Outdoor Writers Association announces recipients of its 2016 scholarships
- Hannah Brown is pursuing her PhD in interdisciplinary ecology at the University of Florida. She holds a master’s degree in mass communications from UF as well. Hannah is a veteran reporter for the Gainesville Sun, the Sarasota Herald Tribune, and the Lake City Reporter. She has also taught journalism to undergraduate journalism and public relations students at UF.
- Robbie Roemer is pursuing a master’s degree in marine ecosystems at the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School for Marine and Atmospheric Science. He is a monthly contributor to Coastal Angler magazine, contributes to his lab’s social media accounts, is outreach coordinator for the Beneath the Waves film festival, and still finds time to pursue his greatest passion, fly fishing in the waters off Miami.
- Abigail Engleman is pursuing a PhD in marine conservation biology at Florida State University. She is an accomplished open-water diver who has completed internships in outreach and education within the Netherlands Antilles Marine Parks system, with the REEF Environmental Education Foundation, and with the NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries.