Smithton student receives Fisheries & Wildlife Scholarship at MU

June 7, 2013

in Student

By Diamond Dixon

 COLUMBIA – Robert Abney, Smithton, received the Myron and Ethel Gwinner Scholarship at the University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources.

The Myron and Ethel Gwinner Scholarship is given to MU students in the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife who have demonstrated academic excellence.

“I am very thankful to those who provided the funding for this scholarship, and it will help me pay for my last year of college,” said Abney.

Abney will be a senior at MU studying fisheries and wildlife sciences with minors in philosophy and biology. He is a 2010 graduate of Smithton High School and is the son of Daniel and Patty Abney.

MU is the largest and oldest university of the state’s major public, land-grant research institutions.

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