Rachel Nation, a high school senior in Florida who is planning to study Forestry with a concentration in Environmental Conservation at Mississippi State University, has been chosen as the recipient of the 2017 NWFA NERF Wood Studies Scholarship.
This nonrenewable scholarship in the amount of $1,000 is awarded to a current high school senior who will study forestry in an effort to advance and improve forestry practices for generations to come.
The NWFA Education & Research Foundation (NERF) was established to provide industry research and educate future generations of wood flooring professionals. Thanks to the generosity of its members, NWFA has conducted such research as the Life Cycle Analysis of Wood Flooring and awarded more than $100,000 in scholarships since its creation. To learn more about this scholarship opportunity and others offered, visit NWFAs scholarship page at http://www.nwfa.org/scholarships.aspx.