Congratulations to Rachelle Roake (MLA ’21) who won a $1,000 Sigma Lambda Alpha 2021 Scholarship.
Sigma Lambda Alpha (SLA), the International Honor Society of Landscape Architecture, is a member of the Association of College Honor Societies. There are more than 50 chapters internationally. Every year the society awards a minimum of two scholarships (one undergraduate and one graduate) and six travel grants (undergraduate and graduate).
ABOUT RACHELLE: Rachelle is now a Landscape Designer for Surface 678 in Durham, NC. Inspired by Doug Tallamy, she aims to restore ecological function and the human-nature connection through equitable, engaging, and climate-resilient landscapes. She holds a BS in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from the University of Michigan and a MS in Wildlife Sciences from Auburn University.
Read about her team 2021 capstone project at SEAS, “Comprehensive pollinator planning and outreach for UM Central Campus: Raising awareness, enhancing habitat, and celebrating achievements.”