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Morrisville State College Student Receives P. Daniel Stevens Memorial Scholarship

MORRISVILLE, NY—Brian W. Butcher, of Guilford, N.Y. has been awarded the P. Daniel Stevens Memorial Scholarship for the spring 2009 semester at Morrisville State College.

The scholarship is given to a student who excels in an agricultural, nursing, or natural resource-related program and has also been active in a 4-H program.

Butcher, a landscape architectural studies student at Morrisville, is an active member of the Chenango Teen Council and the Guilford Carry-on 4-H Club where he currently serves as junior leader. He has also worked for Headwaters Youth Conservation Corps.

A 2007 graduate of Bainbridge-Guilford Central School, Butcher was also active in the Gamers’ Guild and was named to the Dean’s List at Morrisville State College.

The son of Louise Butcher and the late Tom Butcher, of Guilford, N.Y., he plans to graduate in May with his associate degree and transfer into the college’s horticulture business management bachelor of technology program.

Morrisville State College offers more than 75 bachelor and associate degrees and options. Considered to be one of the most technologically advanced colleges in the nation for its ThinkPad University program and wireless technology initiative, the college recently became the first in the nation to comprehensively replace landlines in residence halls with individual cellular phones. Morrisville State College was also chosen as one of the top five colleges in the nation for campus activities by Campus Activities magazine.

The Morrisville State College Norwich Campus offers associate degree programs in accounting, business, computer systems technology, office administration, liberal arts transfer, nursing, early childhood, criminal justice and human services to south central New York residents and employers. Students may also apply coursework to other associate or bachelor degrees at the main campus.


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