APBP Announces 2012 Gihon Jordan Scholarship Winners
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Association of Pedestrian & Bicycle Professionals Announces 2012 Gihon Jordan Scholarship Winners
LONG BEACH, Calif. —The Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals (APBP) has announced the winners of its annual Gihon Jordan Scholarship, a program to reward students, recent graduates or ABPB members. The scholarship funds the registration fee for the ProWalk/ProBike® (PWPB) Conference held in Long Beach, California, September 10-13.
Recipients of the scholarship include Allison Camp, a graduate student in Oregon, and Jessica Schoner, a graduate student in Minnesota. Lyndsay McKeever of Virginia is a recent graduate of Virginia Tech; Tony Spagnoli of Wisconsin has just earned a Masters in Urban Planning. Krista Nordback of Colorado, the winner of the 2011 APBP Student Poster Contest which included a scholarship to PWPB, recently completed her PhD. David "Bud” Laumer of Arkansas and Jay Pierce of Colorado are both professionals working in the field of bicycle and pedestrian transportation.
Gihon Jordan, for whom this scholarship is named, was a longtime member of APBP and an engineer whose passion was pedestrian and bicycle transportation. Through this scholarship, APBP with the support of Jordan's family can share his passion with others who will help to further the movement and advance the profession. APBP members and the Jordan family contribute to the scholarship fund. (Learn more about Gihon Jordan here.)
The Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals provides expertise for sustainable transportation and is the only professional membership organization for the discipline of pedestrian and bicycle transportation. APBP members are employees of all levels of government, consulting firms and non-profits who work in the engineering, planning, landscape architecture, police, safety, health and promotion fields and specialize in improving conditions for bicycling and walking. For more information about the organization, visit http://www.apbp.org/.