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Fellowship Winner

posted: February 12, 2019, 3:14 PM

Congratulations to the 2019 Judith C. Bryan Holden Beach Turtle Watch Fellowship Winner...Morgan Whitmer. This fellowship is given by the Holden Beach Turtle Patrol yearly to a UNCW student studying sea turtles or other marine life.

Morgan Whitmer will graduate in the spring of 2020. Her focus is on Maryland Terrapin turtles, their habitat and conservancy. She has wanted to do conservancy since she was a child. She also got to help at a loggerhead hatching, so fell in love with the sea turtles, The Frederick County, MD native will be making a presentation at the Annual Turtle Consortium in Charleston this spring.

In the photo below are Dr. Ami Wilbur (UNCW), Pat Cusack (Project Coordinator HBTP), Cheryl Washburn (HBTP Assistant Coordinator and Secretary), Morgan Whitmer,Tony Marwitz (HBTP President) and Dr. Amanda Williard (UNCW). The recognition program was arranged by Lindsay Crighton, (Marketing Director, UNCW)

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