The 8th District MSHS awarded eight scholarships in 2021. The recipients were students from counties in NE Minnesota who had an interest in gardening. Funds for the scholarships were received from various sources – garden clubs and groups, gardeners, memorials.
The top scholarship, the $600 Sharon Wildung Memorial Scholarship was awarded to Andrea Hille of Carlton, MN. Andrea, a student at the University of MN, Duluth, is studying Biology towards a career in scientific research. Her horticultural experiences involved working at a berry farm and a greenhouse in the Carlton area as well as family gardening. Her parents are Todd