The Scholarship Committee of the Salem Garden Club is pleased to announce the recipient of our 2017 $1000 scholarship.  Alexander Debski is a 2017 graduate of Salem High School where he interned with the Read Fund Science program.  Alex also interned at Redemption Fish  Co. which deals with hydroponics, aquaculture, and aquaponics.  Alex's focus is to help protect the oceans and water ways.  As noted by one of his teachers, Alex has a love of science and the environment. His love for the ocean also is in evidence by his position as Surf Kayak Coach.  Alex  had an active role in the Green School Society as well as other school activities.

Alex will be attending Roger Williams University with a major in Marine Biology and a minor in Sustainable Studies as well as a business track.

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

Applications for the Salem Garden Club $1000 scholarship must be received by May 1st 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 1st of each year.

Meg McMahon,
Apr 9, 2018, 3:42 PM