Kira Bersanti of Butte was one of the recipients. Bersanti, a graduate of Butte High School, will graduate this spring with a degree in Biomedical Sciences. She has been accepted to the University of Colorado School of Medicine in Denver, Colo.
Stephanie Kay Thomas of Hysham also received a 2008 Harold Watling Scholarship. Thomas, a graduate of Hysham High School, graduated from MSU in December 2007 with a degree in biomedical sciences. She has been accepted to the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle.
Each student received a $2,000 award April 6 at the initiation and award ceremony of Alpha Epsilon Delta, the health professions scholastic honorary society at MSU-Bozeman. Harold Watling was a professor of zoology at MSU from 1947-1980 and a premedical adviser. The scholarship was started by one of Watling's former students, Dr. David Burgan of Polson.
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