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Jordan sweeps 3 V&E awards

Lindsay Jordan

Lindsay Jordan

Lindsay Jordan, M.S. candidate in the Graduate Field of Horticulture, has won the prestigious 2012-2013 Michael Vail scholarship from the American Society for Enology and Viticulture (ASEV), an American Wine Society Educational Foundation scholarship, and an ASEV Eastern Section scholarship.

“I’m thrilled with Lindsay’s sweep of the three major viticulture and enology scholarships,” says Justine Vanden Heuvel, assistant professor in the Department of Horticulture and Jordan’s advisor. “Her solid experience in the industry combined with her demonstrated strength in viticultural research made her the perfect candidate for these awards. It’s great to see that it’s not only the Graduate Field of Horticulture that’s wowed by her skills.”

Jordan’s research is examining the use annual cover crops in Finger Lakes vineyards to reduce vine vigor and improve Riesling wine quality.

Other Cornell students receiving 2012-2013 ASEV scholarships:  Amanda Sims (Horticulture, Lakso Lab), Paola Leonor Barba Burgos (Plant Breeding, Reisch Lab), Charles Frohman (Food Science and Technology, Mira Lab) and Melissa Aellen (undergraduate, Viticulture and Enology).

 

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