We are pleased to announce the winners of the Salem Garden Club Scholarship.  This year Cristina Capra and Amber Wise Robbins, both Salem High School graduates, will receive $1000 each.  Cristina will be attending Unity College in Maine where she will major in Environmental Science.  At SHS she participated in READ Trust Science Research Internship and Freight Farm as well as various other extracurricular activities.  She has also assisted Green Space in creating a sustainable garden in Salem which has lead Cristina to consider concentrating in Sustainable Agriculture.   Amber will attend Roger Williams University in Rhode Island and will major in Marine Biology.  She hopes to become a Marine Life Researcher.  Amber was active in the Salem High Marching Band as well as the Winter Color Guard.  She is a Personal Care Attendant to a child with medical needs. 

Joyce E. Wallace M.Ed. Salem Garden Club Scholarship Chair

Applications for the Salem Garden Club $1000 scholarship must be received by May 15 of the current year for consideration.  Any high school senior, graduate, or current college student, who is a resident of Salem and who will be pursuing (or is currently pursuing) further education in one or more of the following areas of study: Horticulture, Floriculture, Ecology, Botany, Geography, Earth Science, Land Management/Design, Conservation, Environmental Science or another allied field is encouraged to apply.

Recipients of the Salem Garden Club Scholarship must meet the following requirements:
  • Student must be a Salem resident
  • Student will be pursuing (or is currently pursuing further education in one of the fields listed above or a related field)
  • Application must be completed and submitted and mailed to: 
            Joyce Wallace
            172 Federal Street
            Salem, MA 01970
Information must be completed and received no later than May 15 of each year.

Meg McMahon,
Apr 24, 2014, 7:52 AM