Alumni in Environmental Studies
A significant number of Knox graduates have careers or have pursued graduate study in environmental fields, including the following:
Teacher, Environmental Studies, High School, Dan Prieto '08.
Community Organizer, Little Village Environmental Justice Organization, Selene Gonzalez '08.
Graduate Student, Environmental Studies, Washington State University. Megan Hill '02.
Peace Corps, Cameroon. Elle Bechtold '04.
Urban Ag Educator, Gateway Greening, St. Louis, Missouri. Rachel Deffenbaugh '09.
Deputy Director, Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, Springfield, Illinois. William Seith '81.
Assistant Support Scientist /Database Manager, Center for Biodiversity, Illinois Natural History Survey. Karyla Trester '97, winner of the 1999 Ratza Memorial Scholarship.
Intern,Hygieneering, Willowbrook, Illinois. Neeha Shrestha '07.
Graduate student, Conservation Biology and Sustainable Development, University of Wisconsin, Desmond Fortes '00.
Environmentalist, U. S. Environmental Protection Agency, Chicago, Illinois. Marcia Damato '87.
USDA Forest Hydrologist, Hiawatha National Forest, Escanaba, Michigan. Robert W. Hennes '75.
Graduate Student, Behavioral Ecology, Indiana University. Jennifer
Grindstaff '98, winner of a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship.
Professor of Biology, Wabash College, Crawfordsville, Indiana. David T. Krohne '74.
Technical Assistance Program Manager, Border Environment Corporation, El Paso, Texas. April Lander '87.
President, Peak Environmental Management, Inc., Green River, Wyoming. Myra Peak '76.
Graduate student, Environmental Science, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina. Chih Lun Tsau '94.
Naturalist/Data Analyst, Du Page County, DuPage, Illinois. Forest Preserve, Rachel Reklau '96.