Congratulations to Apison’s Kenna Rewcastle who is now a Fulbright Scholar

KNOXVILLE (WDEF) – Four University of Tennessee, Knoxville, students have been awarded Fulbright U.S. Student Program grants for 2016-17.

And one of them is from Apison.

Kenna Rewcastle graduated from the College Scholars program in 2015.

She will be going to Sweden to complete research on the impact of climate change on the food source for reindeer herds managed by the Sami indigenous people.

Rewcastle was also a Haslam Scholar as an undergraduate.

She spent the last year researching climate change as a laboratory and field technician with UT’s Classen Ecosystem Ecology Lab, which was helping with a project funded by the Department of Energy.

She also has worked in labs in Denmark, China, Sweden and Switzerland.

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