Seven horticulture students from across the nation have been honored with annual Shinoda Foundation Scholarships totaling $12,500. Only the highest caliber students are eligible, with winners selected from a pool of more than 20 applicants based on their superior academics, career goals, extracurricular activities, work experience and need.
“These students are the future of the industry, and we are pleased to be able to support their endeavors and bolster horticulture’s growth,” said Paul Ecke III, president of the Shinoda Foundation.
2009-10 Shinoda Foundation Scholarship recipients include:
As an incentive for educational institutions to encourage students to apply for future Shinoda Foundation Scholarships, 10 percent of each scholarship will be sent to the awardees’ departments, bringing the total funding awarded to $13,250.
In addition, Casey Howard received the annual California Floral Council (CFC) Scholarship.
For more information, visit www.shinodascholarship.org .