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Sylvanus Jackson Scholarship

Congratulations to Walker Peterson, our 2023 Sylvanus Jackson Scholarship winner.

This Scholarship is available to students attending the Environmental Resources Training Center, ERTC, at Southern Illinois University. It is administered through the SIU Foundation.

The IWEA endowed this scholarship to honor the memory of Sylvanus Jackson, a former superintendent at the Rock Island, IL, Sewage Treatment Plant who died in a work related accident.

The scholarship requires applicants have a grade point average of at least 2.0 and be accepted to or attending the ERTC at SIUE School of Engineering.

Congratulations to our Past Sylvanus Jackson Scholarship winners:
2023Walker Peterson
2022Molly Decker
2021Mitchell Ingold
2020Michael Lubben
 2019Brian Hindelang 
 2018Sara Atwwod 
 2017John Greathouse 
 2016Darren Byer 
2015Bryce Lardinois
2014Jessica Russell
2013Maxime Paul
2012Jeff Coalson
2010Catherine Stark
2007Justin Profancik
2006Brandon Potthast
1997Joseph Mueller
1996Mary DeRuntz, Chris Eddings
1995Todd Dodson
1994George A Fisher, Jimmie L. Hartwick
1992James Goodall, Steven R. Vickrey
1990Mike Rizzo
1989Joseph Nowak, Michael Schweiger
1987Tony Maze
1985Greg Bargs, Debra Fey, Rober Tolbert
 1984Jeffery Stone