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Mukilteo Way Garden Club awards scholarships

 

Last updated 9/11/2020 at 6:17pm

Photo courtesy of Mukilteo Way Garden Club

Tiana Nguyen

The Mukilteo Way Garden Club has awarded scholarships to Mariner graduate Tiana Nguyen and Edmonds College student Devon Watkins.

The two each received $1,000 horticultural scholarships for 2020-21.

Nguyen was a STEM student and also studied at Edmonds College during her senior year for an AA degree in biology. While at Edmonds College, she was involved as a volunteer in horticultural learning events and will be pursuing Environmental Studies, along with Biology at UW Bothell this fall. She envisions a future career that will help address the complexities of the interaction of science, humanity and environment.

Photo courtesy of Mukilteo Way Garden Club

Devon Watkins

Watkins plans to graduate in spring 2021 with a Nursery Growers certificate. Also in her plans is a Professional Horticulturalist certificate, which she will attain with her part-time employment with a landscaping company. Watkins plans to complete the Master Gardener program next spring as well. In the future she wants to have her own native plant nursery and present educational workshops.

The Mukilteo Way Garden Club established its annual Horticultural Scholarships in 2007 with proceeds from the first Mukilteo Garden and Quilt Tour. The tour has been presented biennially with the Mukilteo Lighthouse Quilters since then, including the most recent one in July of 2019. The next tour ( http://www.mukilteogardenandquiltour.org ) will be presented in July of 2021.

The next scholarship application will be available in April 2021 on the Mukilteo Way Garden Club's website: http://www.mwgc.org and can be submitted online.

 

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