Gardener group is offering scholarships
JUNEAU -- The Dodge County Master Gardener Association will award the fourth annual $1,000 scholarship to a high school senior who is planning a career in some area of horticulture.
The recipient must be a graduating senior from any public, parochial high school or home school in Dodge County.
The student must have applied to a two or four year accredited college or technical school that has a program leading to a degree or certification in the horticultural area. Careers may include, but are not limited to, teaching, plant pathology, agronomy, agricultural engineer, landscape contractor, or landscape architect.
As part of the scholarship application, the student will be required to write a statement of 300 or fewer words that his/her chosen career will meet the requirement of horticultural or related studies. Additionally, the student will need to provide two letters of recommendation. The specifics are detailed on the application form.
The completed five-page scholarship form must be submitted or postmarked no later than March 20 to the scholarship committee chairman whose address is on the application form.
Application forms are available in the guidance offices of Dodge County area high schools. They include Beaver Dam High School, Dodgeland High School, Horicon High School, Hustisford High School, Lomira High School, Mayville High School, Randolph High School, Watertown High School, Waupun High School, and Central Wisconsin Christian School.