Landscape/Horticulture Technology

Horticulture Students Awarded Scholarships From State Association

Two students at Pennsylvania College of Technology have each received $5,000 scholarships from the Pennsylvania Landscape & Nursery Association Foundation and will be publicly acknowledged at a late-winter industry event.

Recipients Tiffany E. Griffie, of Newville, and Brandon T. Graby, of Fredericksburg, are both enrolled in the two-year landscape/horticulture technology: landscape emphasis major in the college’s School of Transportation & Natural Resources Technologies.

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Horticulture Grads Share Real-World View With Current Students

Penn College’s Horticulture Club

Penn College’s Horticulture Club went on a field trip in November to Good’s Tree and Lawn Care in Harrisburg; Hershey Gardens in Hershey; and Ruppert Landscape and Nursery in Laytonsville.

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Horticulture Instructor, Students Experience Industry Events

A member of Penn College’s horticulture faculty recently attended the GIE+Expo in Louisville, Kentucky, and “Landscapes 2016,” a simultaneous educational/networking event sponsored by the National Association of Landscape Professionals.

Horticulture Instructor & Students

Carl J. Bower Jr. was joined by four students in the college’s landscape/horticulture technology: landscape emphasis – three who traveled to the expo and a fourth who represented Penn College as a student ambassador for the NALP.

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Penn College Students Pass Pesticide Application Exam

Sixteen Pennsylvania College of Technology students have passed the Pennsylvania Pesticide Applicator Certification exam administered in November by the state Department of Agriculture.

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Poinsettia Sale Includes Value-Added Input From Horticulture Club

nature-inspired gifts

Those traveling to the Schneebeli Earth Science Center to purchase poinsettias this season were encouraged to also check out the nature-inspired gifts made by the Horticulture Club.

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Students Plan to Travel to National Competition

National Collegiate Landscape Competition Logo

Four students, along with instructor Carl Bower, will once again make a trip to compete in the National Collegiate Landscape Competition (formerly Student Career Days) which is put on by the National Association of Landscape Professionals (formerly PLANET). The contest, which celebrates 41 years, will take place at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, in March.

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