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2020 Scholarship Winner - The Lebanon Valley Conservancy (TLVC) is pleased to announce Jamie Lynn Kantorczyk as the recipient of the 2020 Richard H. and Karen R. Light Memorial Scholarship. Kantorczyk received a $2,500 scholarship to assist in her pursuit of education in the field of environmental sciences, specifically agricultural engineering. Kantorczyk is a senior at Palmyra Area High School who is passionate about the environment. She is an active member of the Envirothon team, winning awards the last three years. She is involved in STEM Club, National Honors Society, Key Club, and is a Technology Student Association team member. “I was first sparked by the environmental field from my older sister and Envirothon,” shared Kantorczyk, who is planning on pursuing her bachelor of science in biological engineering with a focus on agricultural engineering. “After visiting local farms and learning about best management practices, I could see myself doing this in the future,” she added. Kantorczyk graduates this June and plans to continue her studies at Penn State University. Scholarship News 2020

2019 Scholarship Winners - TLVC is pleased to announce Anju Ghimirey and Erin Krieger as the recipients of the 2019 Richard H. and Karen R. Light Memorial Scholarship. Ghimirey received a $2,500 scholarship and Krieger was presented with a $1,000 scholarship. Both students will use the awards to assist them in their pursuit of education in the field of environmental sciences. LebTown Scholarship Article

2018 Scholarship Winner - Claire Leedy from Lebanon Valley College was awarded the newly named Richard H. and Karen R. Light Memorial Scholarship. Claire plans to continue her environmental studies with focus on shark conservation and sustainable fishing practices. 2018 Press Release for Claire

2017 Scholarship Winner - Taylor Slusser of Palmyra High School. Scholarship Winner Announced

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“Conservation means development as much as it does protection. I recognize the right and duty of this generation to develop and use the natural resources of our land; but I do not recognize the right to waste them, or to rob, by wasteful use, the generations that come after us.”

~Theodore Roosevelt