Joshua Klarmann of Peabody is among six students who were nominated by Kansas State University to receive the Morris K. Udall Undergraduate Scholarship. Recipients will be selected April 2.
Awarded to only 80 students a year, the Udall Scholarship is a national scholarship for college students committed to careers related to the environment.
Klarmann is a sophomore in secondary education and mathematics with a secondary major in natural resources and environmental sciences. He is the treasurer of the K-State Marathon Club, recruiter for Rotoract, environmental chairman for West Hall Governing Board, vice president of A Campus Taking Initiative on Nonviolence, and fundraising chairman for Fire, a feminist organization.
He also is active in Students for Environmental Action, Ultimate Intramurals, and Student Farm Club, a student-run garden. He has received the Tomorrow’s Teacher Scholarship and the Nancy Glover Craig Education Scholarship.
Klarmann was named a 2010 Governor’s Scholar. He is a member of the National Residence Hall Honorary. A graduate of Peabody-Burns High School, he is the son of Deborah McSweeney and George Klarmann.