Laurie Allred Christianson Endowed Scholarship

The Laurie Allred Christianson Endowed Scholarship recognizes an undergraduate student in Parks, Recreation and Tourism whose focus is outdoor recreation and parks management. Priority will be given to students with experience in parks, recreation and tourism and who have been active in a professional parks, recreation, tourism, or leisure organization at the local, state, regional and/or national level. Applicants should show character traits exhibited by Laurie Allred Christianson, including being personable, courageous, and having a caring attitude and sensitivity to the needs of others. Applicants must have excelled academically, demonstrate financial need, and have a minimum GPA of 3.0.
About the award:
This scholarship was established in 1997 in memory of Laurie Allred Christianson. Laurie received her B.S. degree from the University of Utah in 1990 after which she worked as a state park ranger at Great Salt Lake State Park. She later moved to Wasatch State Park where she specialized in teaching first aid, CPR and firearms safety to Utah State park rangers. Laurie organized the first Junior State Parks Ranger Club. She was known for her caring attitude, concern for others and her dedication and courage in the face of many health adversities.

About the award:
This scholarship was established in 1997 in memory of Laurie Allred Christianson. Laurie received her B.S. degree from the University of Utah in 1990 after which she worked as a state park ranger at Great Salt Lake State Park. She later moved to Wasatch State Park where she specialized in teaching first aid, CPR and firearms safety to Utah State park rangers. Laurie organized the first Junior State Parks Ranger Club. She was known for her caring attitude, concern for others and her dedication and courage in the face of many health adversities.

Award
$0.00
Deadline
01/31/2020