Over the years, WEC has awarded dozens of scholarships to local students. Below are some of the most recent recipients.

2017 Scholarship Winners
Name Town College Major
Emily Alworth Roxbury Sarah Lawrence Botany
Connor Douskey New Preston Naugatuck Valley Community College Horticulture
Dave Neal Bethlehem Naugatuck Valley Community College Biology/Forestry
Joshua Reutzel New Preston Unity College Adventure Therapy
Jack Virbickas Bridgewater Paul Smith's College Fisheries/Wildlife

2016 Scholarship Winners
Name Town College Major
Emily Alworth Roxbury Sarah Lawrence Botany
Emily Deanne New Preston George Washington University Environmental Studies
Kirby Peters Roxbury Cornell University Environmental Studies
Joshua Reutzel New Preston Unity College Adventure Therapy
Clayton Schneider Roxbury University of Connecticut Environmental Engineering

2015 Scholarship Winners
Name Town College Major
Catherine Alexander Bridgewater Florida Institute of Technology Marine Biology
Emily Alworth Roxbury Sarah Lawrence Botany
Emily Deanne New Preston George Washington University Environmental Studies
Kirby Peters Roxbury Cornell University Environmental Studies
Hannah Redstone Washington Western CT State University Psychology
Joshua Reutzel New Preston Unity College Adventure Therapy

2014 Scholarship Winners
Name Town College Major
Catherine Alexander Bridgewater Florida Institute of Technology Marine Biology
Emily Deanne New Preston Washington University Environmental Studies
Kirby Peters Roxbury Cornell University Environmental Studies
Nathaniel Steers Roxbury University of Vermont Environmental Science

2013 Scholarship Winners
Name Town College Major
Catherine Alexander Bridgewater Florida Institute of Technology Marine Biology
Erin Brinton Washington Paul Smith's College Wildlife Sciences
Shawn Childs Roxbury University of Vermont Environmental Studies
Emily Deanne New Preston Washington University Environmental Studies
Nicholas Velseboer New Preston Roger Williams University Marine Biology

2012 Scholarship Winners
Name Town College Major
Catherine Alexander Bridgewater Florida Institute of Technology Marine Biology
Erin Brinton Washington Paul Smith's College Wildlife Sciences
Matthew Carlson Washington Eckerd College Environmental Science
Shaun Lynch Bridgewater Eastern Connecticut State University Environmental Studies
Lyle Nichols Washington St. Michael's College Environmental Studies
Nicholas Velseboer New Preston Roger Williams University Marine Biology