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Student Awarded National Davey Tree Scholarship

Fri, Nov 16th, 2012

Second-year Hocking College Forest Management student Nathan Tway was awarded a $1,000 scholarship from The Davey Tree Expert Company on Thursday, November 15, 2012.

Tway is a Chillicothe native and has been named to the Dean's List several times for academic excellence. Tway was recruited to be a paid dendrology tutor this autumn semester.  He also volunteers additional free-time, extending his tutoring help to Hocking College first year Forestry students. He was invited to be a paid intern during summer quarter 2012 for Sabo Forestry LLC. Additionally, he helped with his FFA chapter food drives during high school, has monetarily donated to his FFA chapter banquets since high school and has provided at-cost landscaping services for the past four years to victims of various personal tragedies.

"Nathan invariably displays a high level of interest, diligence, work ethic, leadership, cooperation and professionalism in everything he does," Bob Sabo, Associate Professor of Forestry, said.  "I have never observed him as anything but dependable, hardworking, mature, honest and polite."

The Davey Foundation Arbor Grant awarded 40 $1,000 scholarships. Students from colleges and universities throughout North America including Canada applied for the scholarship.

Davey Tree was established in 1880, and offers tree care, vegetation management and utility consulting service, and grounds management or large tree removal. For more information about The Davey Tree Expert Company, visit www.davey.com.