Edwin Huntoon Scholarship
Edwin W. Huntoon (1917-2011)
Ed Huntoon served the WWWA as Editor of the newsletter, and was a proponent of the water well industry throughout the world. He started in the industry as a driller in the rock quarries, then for the US Army during WWII and on water supply projects around the world. Ed was a licensed pump installer, master plumber, and journeyman plumber. He was the recipient of the NGWA Life Member Award in 1991, and the NGWA Oliver Award in 1995 for outstanding contributions to the groundwater industry. He served as the Waupaca County Wellhead Protection Committee Chairman until his passing at the age of 93.
Owen Williams Scholarship
Owen W. Williams (1922-2014)
Owen Williams served the WWWA as Executive Secretary, and represented the Association at many conferences, meetings and legislative sessions. He served in the Navy aboard the USS Barb during World War II, and served as State President of the US Submarine Veterans. He devoted significant time and energy in the formation of the Wisconsin Water Well Guild, creation of continuing education classes, and promotion of Association membership. He encouraged others to "make greater strides to meet the challenge of protecting the environment."