2012 Scholarship Winner

Devan George

Honesdale High School

Devan was the first Lackawaxen River Conservancy Scholarship winner.  She graduated after three years from the University of New Hampshire in 2015 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Conservation and Sustainability.  After graduation, she worked as an intern for Dow Agroscience and as an intern for the US Department of Agriculture.  While at the University of New Hampshire, Devan worked as a summer scholar and entomology lab assistant at Cornell University.  She decided to return to academia at the University of Delaware where she earned a Master of Science degree in entomology in 2019.    

Devan has now returned to Northeast Pennsylvania.  She is the Communications Coordinator for the Pike County Conservation District, where she handles education, outreach and communications.  She lives in Honesdale and currently serves on the boards of directors for NEPA Audubon, SEEDS (Sustainable Energy Education and Development Support) and The Lackawaxen River Conservancy