The NFPA Awards Committee found the applicant pool for this year’s Kreck/Fields Scholarship so strong they decided to award two scholarships . . .
Jacob Bretz is a Masters Student at University of Montana in the field of Environmental Philosophy. Jacob says “ The environmental problem is the existential issue of our time.”
Najifa Farhat is a Masters student at the University of Montana in Journalism, Environmental Science and Natural Resources. Najifa, a professional journalist reporting on environmental issues in Bangladesh prior to coming to Montana told us “my passion for writing and advocacy of issues related to nature, earth and the environment brought me into this profession.”