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EPN Student Spotlight

Each year, EPN partners with environmental professionals and students across Ohio and the university to plan, design, and host our monthly breakfast and virtual events. Below is a feature of students that have worked with the EPN recently.


 EPN Student Spotlight

Headshot of OSU student Katie Katie is a graduating senior studying Environmental Science with a specialization in Ecosystem Restoration. She is the team lead for the project and is incredibly proud of the resources that the team has built to support monarch conservation, and thankful for the friendships and connections formed throughout the course. Katie plans to pursue a career in public environmental education resources and science communication after graduation.
Headshot of OSU student Will Will is a graduating senior majoring in Environmental Policy and Decision Making combined with a Professional Writing minor. He is part of the project's video team and is excited to see the reach and impact the project has on Ohioans and monarchs. After graduation, Will plans to hike the Pacific Crest Trail before continuing to serve Ohio's wildlife, people, and monarchs through the Ohio Division of Wildlife. 
Headshot of OSU student Tara Tara is a graduating senior majoring in Environmental Science with a French minor. She is a member of the project's StoryMap team and is very happy to be providing Ohioans with resources and information that they can use to help support monarch conservation. Tara plans to take a gap year after graduation to pursue internship and research opportunities, after which she will continue her education by pursuing a graduate degree in a field related to environmental science. 
Headshot of OSU student Lizzie Lizzie is a graduating senior majoring in Environmental Science. She has always loved butterflies and has raised monarchs since she was little. As part of the honors program, she wrote her thesis on pollinator habitat management. Lizzie helped in the creation of the video and the StoryMap and is proud to play a part in raising awareness about the monarch's plight and how to help. After graduation, Lizzie is excited to move to Delaware for an internship at a botanical garden called the Mt. Cuba Center. 
Student Image of Caroline Caroline is a graduating senior majoring in Environmental Science with a specialization in ecosystem restoration. She is a member of the project's video team, and has very much enjoyed working with the rest of the team to inspire real change and progress in the conservation of pollinator habitat. After graduation, Caroline plans to spend a gap year working and gaining field experience before she returns to school to pursue an environmental graduate degree.
Headshot of OSU student Sarah Sarah is a graduating senior majoring in Environmental Science with a specialization in Ecosystem Restoration. She worked as the Video Team Lead, and is excited to see the impact of the educational material that the team has created. After graduation, Sarah plans to move to Texas and continue her education through field work and on the job learning, before attending graduate school. 
Photo of Hannah Comune in a white dress with trees in the background. Hannah is a graduating senior majoring in Environmental Science with a specialization in Water Science. As President of the TerrAqua student organization, she assisted with developing the March webinar co-hosted with the Water Management Association of Ohio. After graduation, Hannah plans to pursue a career in environmental consulting.