Ernst Benary of America, Watsonville, Calif.
Responsible for coordinating and overseeing a cutting stock production program with sources from the U.S. and Mexico. Managed all aspects of a major geranium brand from trials, planning and production to sales, inventory management and technical support.
Honor Roll: While a student at Cal-Poly, Jon-Paul was named the 2004 Intercollegiate Flower Judging Contest individual and team champion.
The Beat Goes On: His grandfather played drums for Les Brown & His Band of the Renown featuring Doris Day and backed up Jack Benny in a military band in 1944.