William J. Paris
Darby Harris is the 2015 Paris Scholarship
recipient. This Morning Sun native is attending classes at
Iowa State University where she is studying Elementary
Education. Darby plans to work as intern naturalist for
Louisa County Conservation in the summer of 2015. She
plans to incorporate environmental education into her classroom
teaching. The Paris family members congratulate Darby.
William (Bill) Paris was a lifelong
resident, farmer and sportsman of Louisa County who had a deep
appreciation for the area's natural resources. Following
Bill's death in 2009, his family chose to recognize Bill's life
and his commitment to conservation by establishing the William
J. Paris Conservation Scholarship. The objective of the
scholarship is to provide financial support to Louisa County
students who share Bill's commitment and appreciation of natural
This $500 scholarship is awarded annually to a Louisa County
high school graduate or Louisa County resident planning to
attend an Iowa college, university or technical school.
Applicants who are pursuing a degree in education, conservation
or natural resources are eligible to apply. Scholarships may be awarded
for graduate or post graduate degrees.
The Tri-Rivers Conservation Foundation
Board of Directors reviews applications and selects the
Applications must be completed and
submitted by February 15, 2015. Submit the application via email.
No hard copies are needed.
Click here to
download an on line application. This application can be
filled out and emailed to: Tri-Rivers Conservation Foundation at
For more information or questions please
contact Don Kline at phone 319-653-5395 or