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Bischoff to Receive Hiram H. Chittenden Award for Interpretive Excellence

REND LAKE – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Natural Resource Specialist Park Ranger Timothy Bischoff will receive the service’s Hiram H. Chittenden Award for Interpretive Excellence Wednesday via a virtual celebration starting at 1 p.m. where the 55th Chief of Engineers Lieutenant General Scott A. Spellmon, will preside over a service-wide ceremony that will include the recognition of Bischoff who is the service’s first ever two-time recipient of the award and whose namesake is legendary for his engineering feats, extensive scholarship and a rugged ‘can-do’ spirit in overcoming some of the nation’s fiercest natural and man-made challenges.

Fifty-five-year-old Bischoff, who is a self-proclaimed six-year cancer “warrior”, has worked at the Corp’s Rend Lake Project in Illinois as part of the Saint Louis District since 1994, will be recognized for his leadership in rapidly prototyping, digitizing and ultimately delivering school-aged student curricula as part of what is now called the #USACEeducates program.

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