Awards and Articles 

Illinois State University CAST Academy Award

The CAST Academy of Achievement was created to recognize outstanding alumni who have distinguished themselves early in their respective careers.

Director's Award 2002

Denise was honored from Director George Rabb for her noteworthy contribution to the Zoo's mission and Vision.

Spotlight Award

The Spotlight Award is awarded to staff members for recognition of their outstanding performance.

Aquatic Encounter - Article

Denise was featured on the cover of the Illinois State University magazine for her achievements in the Marine Mammal field.

Illinois State University Newsletter

Denise was featured in the Broadcast news article for her careers that encompassed both children and animals.

Denise's first article in ISU Family and Consumer Science magazine related to her passion with animals. 

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