Every year, the Governor’s Safety & Health Conference awards three academic scholarship awards to Iowa students in occupational health and safety. This year, students from the University of Iowa and Iowa State University were presented with the 2020 scholarship awards.
Jack Beno Memorial Scholarship
Nastaran Moradi, The University of Iowa
Nastaran is pursuing a master’s degree in Industrial Hygiene at the University of Iowa College of Public Health and is a trainee of the Heartland Center. She previously received a master’s degree in environmental engineering where she researched methods to remediate nano-particle pollutions.
Bill Dickinson Scholarship
Lindsay Heck, The University of Iowa
Lindsay is pursuing a master’s degree in Industrial Hygiene at the University of Iowa College of Public Health and is also a Heartland Center trainee. She completed her BS in Health & Wellness at Canisius College where she worked as a research assistant in clinical exercise programs for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Iowa Occupational Safety & Health Advisory Council Scholarship
Christian Feye, Iowa State University
Christian graduated in December 2020 and plans to continue his education by attending the University of Iowa next fall to pursue a master’s degree in the College of Public Health.