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The Forensic Sciences Foundation (FSF) is pleased to announce the recipient of the Warren-Young Scholarship Award. Betty H. Davis, a teacher at Lanier High School in Jackson, MS, has been awarded $1,500 to assist in purchasing supplies, equipment, and books to teach concepts of forensic science as part of her school’s science curriculum.
In addition, the FSF Executive Committee has approved the provision of a scholarship to attend a future Forensic Science Educational Conference (FSEC). The FSEC scholarship will include complimentary conference registration, complimentary housing accommodations, and any meals that may be included as part of the conference registration.
Ms. Davis is also entitled to receive a complimentary basic registration to attend an American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) Annual Scientific Meeting. This includes registration for the AAFS Student Academy, as well as two complimentary hotel nights at a future AAFS annual meeting.
This award was created to honor Anne Warren, Executive Director of AAFS and FSF, and in memory of her late husband, Stephen Robert Young. Intended to encourage forensic science awareness and education at the middle and high school level, this scholarship award is available to middle and high school science teachers at schools with demonstrated financial need. The teacher must submit an essay explaining how the grant funds and forensic science knowledge are/will be used in teaching basic scientific principles in his/her classroom.
The FSF would like to offer its heartfelt congratulations to Ms. Davis and hopes the funds and conference attendance will significantly enhance the forensic education of her students.