Quebec City, Quebec Canada – The University of Massachusetts Forest Products Society Student Chapter has received an Outstanding Student Performance Award that was presented at the 59th International Convention – Quebec, Canada at the Official Luncheon held on Monday, June 20th.Dave Damery, faculty liaison, accepted the award, commemorated by a handsome plaque (wood of course!). Section officers named on the plaque are Michael Breor, Walter Pawlowski, Don Smith and Jean Augustin. The student chapter was one of just 4 chapters nationwide to receive an award.

Performance criteria for the award included:
membership, meetings, educational meetings, and additional activities including public service.

The BMATWT student chapter built and now maintains the much-used benches and planters at the entrance to Holdsworth. They participated in several recruiting activities for the department including the NRE College Day, Undeclared Majors Fair, and others.