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Pierce County post matches Stout grad's environmental bent

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education Ellsworth, 54011
Ellsworth Wisconsin 126 S. Chestnut St. 54011

The ideal career for Nina Borchowiec would be employment with a non-profit group doing restoration work, she said Friday.

Borchowiec's duties in the Americorps Vista position with Pierce and Dunn counties' UW-Extension offices should prepare her for just such a future. They combine elements of health and agriculture plus an environmental aspect complementing her recent college studies.

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"Americorps is the program and Vista is a branch of it...that stands for Volunteers In Service To America," said the Burnsville, Minn., native who started in the year-long role last week.

Read more in the print version of the Herald June 30.

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