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NWFA Awards Wood Studies Scholarship

Autumn Liles, a high school senior in Mena, Arkansas, has been chosen as the recipient of the 2018 NWFA NERF Wood Studies Scholarship.

Autumn Liles, a high school senior in Mena, Arkansas, has been chosen as the recipient of the 2018 NWFA NERF Wood Studies Scholarship.

Autumn will graduate from Mena High School this May with a 4.0 GPA and noteworthy honors for her extensive involvement in her school and home community. Autumn was accepted into Southern Nazarene University in Bethany, Oklahoma and will study Biology, beginning this fall.

This nonrenewable scholarship in the amount of $1,000 is awarded to a current high school senior who will study forestry, or forestry related sciences, in an effort to advance and improve forestry practices for generations to come.

The NWFA Education & Research Foundation (NERF) was established to provide industry research and educate future generations of wood flooring professionals. Thanks to the generosity of its members, NWFA has conducted such research as the Life Cycle Analysis of Wood Flooring and awarded more than $100,000 in scholarships since its creation.

To learn more about this scholarship opportunity and others offered, visit NWFA’s scholarship page at https://www.nwfa.org/scholarships.aspx.



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