2012 Scholar

Gretchen L. Stokes
North Carolina State University-Raleigh

Gretchen L. Stokes
Gretchen is studying fisheries, wildlife, and conservation biology with a Spanish minor at North Carolina State University. Inspired by her service as an educator at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences, Gretchen has focused her efforts to promote environmental stewardship on campus through leadership in the Student Fisheries Society, Sustainability Club, and College of Natural Resources. She has assisted with field research on stream fish in Puerto Rico and conducted primate and sea turtle conservation research in Equatorial Guinea. Her career interests include sustainable fisheries, environmental education, biodiversity, and cross-cultural resource conservation. Gretchen also enjoys sailing, traveling, and dancing.

How can you describe a weekend of student leaders from across the U.S. with an intense passion to change the world? The Orientation was a phenomenal experience to meet and build connections that I'm sure will last a lifetime.

Emily Bacha, 2009 Udall Scholar


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