Luke Gietzen, a senior majoring in both Gerontology and Psychology, has been awarded a highly competitive Gerald Bloedow Scholarship from the Minnesota Gerontological Society. In 1994, MGS established the Bloedow Scholarship fund to honor the lifelong contributions of Gerald Bloedow to the field of aging and to provide financial assistance to undergraduate and graduate students to further their education in gerontology. Gietzen received the scholarship at the 43rd Annual MGS Conference on April 12 in Brooklyn Center.