Examining the Mr. and Ms. TCU selection process

first_imgStanford professor speaks as Green Honors Chair Caroline Klapphttps://www.tcu360.com/author/caroline-klapp/ + posts Linkedin Caroline Klapp is a junior journalism major from Argyle, Texas. She currently serves as the academics editor. printThe polls for Mr. and Ms. TCU candidates closed last night on Org Sync.Forty nominees were listed, made up of 25 women and 15 men. These students were nominated from different organizations on campus. Students selected one woman and one man to be in the running for the 10 finalist positions.The top five men and women will be announced today. These finalists will participate in a 20-minute interview led by a panel of TCU faculty, staff and alumni, said Homecoming coordinator Ali Stowe.“These judges review the candidates’ contribution to the TCU community, what they have learned from their time at TCU, and their ability to serve as an ambassador of the university,” Stowe said.Aside from the student vote, the Mr. and Ms. TCU selection process has other components. Part one of the process narrows down the list of 40 to 10 finalists. Candidates are scored 25 percent on their resume, 25 percent on a short essay, and 50 percent based on student vote.For part two, the winners will be selected based on a 50 percent score from the part one components and the other 50 percent from the upcoming interviews.“Mr. and Ms. TCU can articulate how TCU and the Horned Frog family has shaped them as a person, a student and leader,” Stowe said. “They have a deep love for the university and demonstrate a successful pursuit of their passions and goals.”Mr. and Ms. TCU will be announced at the homecoming game on Oct. 3. Twitter TCU students teach dance through TCU Tadpoles Student publishes children’s book, “The Howard Gardner Zoo” Caroline Klapp Caroline Klapphttps://www.tcu360.com/author/caroline-klapp/ Facebook Linkedin The finalists for Mr. and Ms. TCU 2014 pose for a picture with winners Cody Westphal and Larissa Bogle. Previous articleTCU welcomes SMU in quest to keep the Iron SkilletNext article‘A bike stolen every day’: TCU’s recent rise in bike thefts Caroline Klapp RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Caroline Klapphttps://www.tcu360.com/author/caroline-klapp/ Caroline Klapphttps://www.tcu360.com/author/caroline-klapp/ The College of Science and Engineering Dean, Phil Hartman, retires after 40 consecutive years Twitter ReddIt ReddIt Facebook TCU places second in the National Student Advertising Competition, the highest in school history Dee J. Kelly Sr. remembered at reception TCU Frog Camps returning to more traditional look this summerlast_img read more

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Edward McNamara angling to save Shannon salmon from extinction

first_imgBirdwatch Ireland Limerick and conservation of species Edward McNamara clearing the the river outside of ‘Sleepy Hollow’ along the Shannon riverbank.Photo: Cian ReinhardtEdward McNamara has been angling on the Shannon River for the past 60 years and still uses the hut from where he started his lifetime passion on the riverbank at Plassey.He has seen the river transform over the last half century and believes it has reached a critical point for the sustainability of salmon fishing in the area.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up “We used to breed salmon in Plassey, but now it is unsustainable. They dammed off Plassey when they built the Ardnacrusha Power Station and the Parteen Weir. Now we have to use Birdhill, where they are breeding salmon and letting them off into the waters.“But when all the overflowing water comes down from the Parteen Weir and Ardnacrusha all the fish are washed away as it flows through Plassey,” he told the Limerick Post.“The Shannon is supposed to be the best river for salmon in Ireland but the ESB and Inland Fisheries Ireland are not treating it well. I want the fisheries managers to come out of their offices and look after the Shannon, the way they should.” Garda investigation launched into death of woman outside Limerick Print Advertisement The ESB are responsible for this section of the Shannon and have acknowledged the difficulty in sustaining salmon levels in the region.A spokesperson said: “Salmon spawning activity may be naturally compromised, also the flooding event of the past season represents a natural event, which is irrespective of the presence of ESB installations.”A spokesperson for Inland Fisheries Ireland said that they had an enforcement and conservation role in this area, ensuring that Wild Salmon stocks and other fish species are protected.“Inland Fisheries Ireland is ensuring the protection of the vulnerable wild salmon stock through conservation measures such as restricting salmon angling where they are below conservation limits, providing advice to anglers on methods of angling, providing an environmental remit on any planning developments on or near the river, water quality inspections and carrying out surveys to estimate the numbers of fish available in the catchments,” the spokesperson explained.However Mr McNamara said they still aren’t doing enough to save the Shannon salmon stocks. He also maintains that money collected from allowing foreign companies to use the river, competitions and license fees needs to be put back into river.“If this river is going to be kept the way it used to be, they need to come out of their offices, take off their coats and look after the river,” Mr McNamara said. Edward McNamara clearing the the river outside of ‘Sleepy Hollow’ along the Shannon riverbank. Photo: Cian Reinhardt Facebook WhatsApp Previous articleLimerick athlete James Quinlan rows on to double goldNext articleTen years of Bad Reputation Ireland Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie Emailcenter_img NewsEdward McNamara angling to save Shannon salmon from extinctionBy Staff Reporter – August 3, 2017 1849 Headrace: A cautionary tale from Theme Tune Boy Twitter Fisheries Officers wanted to protect and develop fisheries resource in Limerick Young Limerick anglers learn how to cast at free fishing event Linkedin TAGSanglingArdnacrushaconservationfishingPlasseysalmonShannon RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Blocked river access is threatening Limerick’s fishing heritagelast_img read more

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