Scharf Receives the Excellence in Fisheries Education Award

Fred Scharf, Professor in the UNCW Department of Biology and Marine Biology, was recently presented with the Excellence in Fisheries Education Award by the American Fisheries Society.  The Excellence in Fisheries Education Award is one of the most prestigious awards given by the American Fisheries Society and is presented to an individual in recognition of excellence in organized teaching and advising in fisheries education.  

Scharf has been teaching and studying fisheries biology at UNCW since 2003 and was nominated for the award by several of his former graduate and undergraduate students, along with faculty colleagues.