Geneva Garden Club to award 6 students college scholarships

Scholarships support education in horticultural, environmental fields

GENEVA – The Geneva Garden Club will present $13,000 in scholarship awards to six Geneva High School seniors or college students at its meeting at 11 a.m. May 7 at The Stephen D. Persinger Recreation Center, 3507 Kaneville Road in Geneva.

According to a news release, qualifying students must live in Geneva or the 60134 ZIP code and pursue an education in horticulture, landscaping, environmental sustainability, Master Gardener certificate or a closely related field.

Scholarship recipients are:

• Marcella Anderson, a senior who will attend Indiana University in the fall pursuing studies in sustainable business and marketing

• Morgan Curran, a freshman at Purdue University studying horticulture with a concentration in landscape design

• Amelia Kellen, a freshman at the University of Michigan pursuing environmental studies and urban planning with a focus on sustainability

• Audrey Mathews, a senior who will attend the University of Illinois in the fall pursuing studies in environmental sciences

• Mia Rogalski, a junior at Loyola University studying environmental sciences, conservation and restoration ecology

• Roland Sorrentino, a senior who will attend Purdue University in the fall to study engineering with environmental interest

The program will begin at noon after lunch.

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