The Garden Club of York had many excellent applications for our scholarships. The The quality of students that we had was outstanding. The Garden Club of York gave five $1,000 scholarships. Our club also received two $1,000 Federation scholarships for Andrew Schott and Mitchell Grove.
These scholarships are made possible by our fundraising efforts and donations made to our scholarship fund by individuals who support the goals and objectives of the Garden Club of York. Donations are always welcome. For more information on how you can contribute please contact our Treasurer, Katy Meckley at [email protected]
Scholarship committee members evaluate scholarship applications, select recipients, and forward winning applications to the Garden Club Federation of Pennsylvania Scholarship Chair for further consideration of GCFP scholarships. Winners are presented to the membership at our Annual Spring Luncheon.
Scholarship information is distributed to High Schools in York County, Pennsylvania in the fall of each year.
Congratulations to Our 2018 Scholarship Winners
Daniel graduated from Susquehannock High School and is attending Kansas State University with a major in Ag Business Sales.He is finishing his Freshman year. Daniel would like to pursue a career in sales in the agriculture industry and raise Angus cattle. He was very active in the York County 4H Beef Club and wants to remain active as an adult leader.
Andrew graduated from Southwestern High School and is finishing his freshman year at Messiah College. He also got a $1,000 scholarship from the Federation.
She graduated from Spring Grove High School and Is just finishing her junior year at Penn State where she is majoring in Ag Sciences and Extension Education with a minor in Environmental Resource Management. At Penn State she is involved with the Schreyer honors College, The Student Farm Club and Dairy Science Club. She is passionate about educating youth about where their food comes from. Some of her favorite hobbies include kayaking, baking and spending time on her family's York County dairy farm.
Sean graduated from Kennard Dale High School and is finishing his junior year at Penn State. He is a Wildlife Biology and Fisheries Science major. This is his first Garden Club scholarship.
Mitchell graduated from Red Lion High School and is now finishing his junior year at Iowa State University. He is majoring in Agricultural Engineering. Mitchell is an old friend of ours. This will be his 4th scholarship from our club.