Richland College Dual-Credit Student Wins 2015 Visionary Wildlife Warrior International Award
Student Success–Mohammed Ayachi, a Richland College dual-credit student, has won the 2015 Visionary Wildlife Warrior International Award. Mohammed has long been active in the area of wildlife conservation and animal rescue, and in 2014-2015 he started a Zoology Club at Richland College, coordinating a number of activities on and off campus which earned him this international award. The competition is organized by the family of the late Steve Irwin of Australia, well known as the crocodile hunter. Contestants submitted 60-second videos explaining their work in conservation, including what they have done and how they are currently involved to protect wildlife and promote animal rescue.