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Winter 2019 Issue

December 1, 2018



NGI Regrets the Passing of Jenny Cook, Longtime Educator at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab


The NGI regrets to announce the passing of Jenny Cook, a longtime educator at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab. Jenny was born and raised in Mobile, AL graduating from the University of South Alabama with a degree in secondary education and a Masters in Biology. For more than 30 years, Jenny was active in teaching, developing new programs and mentoring generations of K-12 students and teachers through DISL's Discovery Hall Programs. She was known throughout the marine science education community as a generous, skilled and passionate educator and was renowned for her southern drawl and sayings.

Please visit the site below to learn more about Jenny Cook and a scholarship set up in her name which will support a student's full tuition to Discovery Hall's month-long residential class in marine science for high school students, annually.

Jenny Cook Memorial Scholarship Fund