UW-Green Bay student veteran receives high honor

Gries receives Wortham AwardUW-Green Bay student Army veteran and National Guard service member Nicholas Gries is the seventh recipient of the Thomas E. Wortham IV Achievement Award. The award, named after a Wisconsin Army National Guard Soldier and Chicago Police officer slain off-duty in 2010, recognizes both outstanding military and volunteer achievements. Read the Wisconsin Department of Military Affairs story.

Gries is a co-founder of the Wisconsin chapter of 4th HOOAH, Inc., a national non-profit organization dedicated to support for forward-deployed service members, their families and returning veterans. See the Inside UW-Green Bay feature from 2015.

Photo credit: Wisconsin Department of Military Affairs