Environmental Passion Earns UM Student a Udall Scholarship

Taylor Cook (third from left) was shocked at the announcement she has received the Morris K. Udall Scholarship. Cook is the second University of Mississippi student to earn the honor. UM photo by Robert Jordan

Taylor Cook (third from left) was shocked at the announcement she has received the Morris K. Udall Scholarship. Cook is the second University of Mississippi student to earn the honor. UM photo by Robert Jordan

OXFORD, Miss. – When Taylor Cook walked into the chancellor’s office at the University of Mississippi, she was not expecting to see a roomful of smiling faces.

But that is what she got at a surprise reception to congratulate her on winning the 2012 Morris K. Udall Scholarship, which provides $5,000 for one year of study. She is the second UM student to achieve this honor.Read the story …