Created by Lessiter Media president Mike Lessiter in 2013 to honor his father, company chairman and founder Frank Lessiter, the Frank Lessiter Ag Media Scholarship supports a University of Wisconsin-Madison Life Sciences Communication student who is actively pursuing a career in agricultural news media. The annual scholarship is available to undergraduate students majoring in Life Sciences Communication who are nominated by the department.
- 2013 — Josie Dallam
- 2014 — Cassandra Endres
- 2015 — Katlynn Rodgers
- 2017 — Jordan Gaal
- 2018 — Liz Grady
About the Department of Life Sciences Communication (LSC)
The LSC department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral education in science communication. An LSC degree prepares students for professional and academic careers related to communicating health, environmental, agricultural and biological sciences in an era of rapid technology change and media convergence. For more information, visit lsc.wisc.edu.