Landscape/Nursery Technology Student Awarded Scholarship

Published 04.05.2005

Student News

Lisa A.BeehlerA Landscape/Nursery Technology student at Pennsylvania College of Technology has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship from the Professional Landcare Network (PLANET).

Lisa A. Beehler, Williamsport, won the Chapel Valley/Reeve Family Scholarship during the recent ?Student Career Days? held March 19-22 at the University of Maryland.

The scholarship was endowed by Chapel Valley Landscape Co., a leader in the landscape contracting industry, and its owners. The Reeve family and its Woodbine, Md.-based business are a Founding Ambassador of the Associated Landscape Contractors of America Educational Foundation, which recently presented more than $38,500 in scholarships to 37 students.

"Lisa is a very hard-working student," said Carl J. Bower Jr., a horticulture instructor in Penn College's School of Natural Resources Management. "Whether in class or on the job site, she always gives her all. She is very deserving of this scholarship."

For more information about the Professional Landcare Network, formed from the Associated Landscape Contractors of America and the Professional Lawn Care Association of America, visit online .

To learn more about horticulture-related majors in Penn College's School of Natural Resources Management an accredited member of ALCA since 2003 visit online or call (570) 320-8038.