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WALLA WALLA, WA (01/24/2013)(readMedia)-- Berkeley native Noah Teller is working to eradicate weeds in the Walla Walla area through an internship at Whitman College. He plans to design and implement a program to rid waterways of Knotweed. The internship is sponsored by the Tri-State Steelheaders' CURB (Creating Urban Riparian Barriers) project.

Teller is the son of Chuck Teller and Betsy Bigelow-Teller. He is a 2010 graduate of Berkeley High School.

At Whitman, Teller is a junior biology major.

Whitman College, Walla Walla, Wash., is honored to attract students who represent the Whitman mosaic––down to earth, high achievers with diverse interests. Whitman is the premier liberal arts college that combines academic excellence with an unpretentious Northwest culture and an engaging community. An independent, non-sectarian residential college, Whitman fosters intellectual vitality, confidence and leadership in its 1,450 students. Also noted for its commitment to environmental principles, Whitman is characterized by intellect, down-to-earth sensibilities, collaboration over competition and active lifestyle.