The Brattleboro Floral Arts & Garden Club of Vermont - is proud to present a graduating student from Windham Regional Career Center our annual scholarship.

Students are chosen in this order for the Yearly Scholarship of $500.00. 
     1. Horticulture/Agriculture Program or Pathway
     2. Forestry & Natural Resource Program or Pathway
     3. Students who have a Horticulture/Agriculture/Forestry/Natural Resources background or family background
     4. If none of the above is met then ... 
         a previous Scholarship Recipient who is still attending an accredited program - is eligible to apply.  
  • The student must be planning to attend an accredited college or trade school at the time they apply for the scholarship.
  • OR - An institution like  and The Stone Trust also has their own Scholarships
  • The student must complete the Scholarship_Application.doc (attached below) and send it into the Garden Club.
  • The Garden Club will review all Applications, and consult with the WRCC Instructors & Administrators
The "Scholarship Award Letter" is presented to the Scholarship Recipient at the Annual Career Center Awards Ceremony held in May.  The letter outlines who is receiving the scholarship and the Garden Club's contact information.

To receive the scholarship the student has to successfully completed their first semester of their accredited College/Trade School and be enrolled for the second semester.  The scholarship check is sent directly to the college or trade school at the beginning of the second semester.  It is the student's responsibility to notify the Treasurer of the Club with their school's information.  This is outlined in the "Scholarship Award Letter" - a sample is provided below.

YEARAmount     Scholarship Recipient
   2018     $500 Mariah Nichols
 4 yr. college in NH and majoring in ag
 2017 $500
not awarded
Troy Feliska 
Troy Feliska - 2017 Scholarship Receiptant

 Wilmington VT At WRCC Troy studied Forestry and Green House Hydroponics Pathways
He will be attending SUNY at Cobleskill studying Beef Livestock/Agriculture

 2017 $300     Jeremy Lackey 
Jeremy Lackey Scholarship Recipient

 Brattleboro VT At WRCC Jeremy completed Horticulture and Landscaping along with Machine Operation and Safety Classes.  He will be attending Lincoln Tech in East Windsor, CT for the Certificate in Diesel Mechanics a 30 credit curriculum.
Sara Forrett
Sarah Forrett-Brattleboro Garden Club Scholarship 2016

 Southern New Hampshire University
Bachelor's degree in Business Administration
 Parker Waite
Parker Waite 2015 Scholareship Receiptant
 Brattleboro, VT
Stockbridge School of Agriculture
University of Massachusetts Amherst
                Sam Rushton
Sam Rushton of Grafton, VT 2014 $500 Brattleboro Garden Club Scholarship
 Grafton, VT        Vermont Technical College
Agriculture Degree
         No Qualifing Sudent
2012 $500
Jessica D. Lyon 

Vernon Vermont Technical College, Landscape Design & Sustainable Horticulture  
Joshua M. Fontaine
Brookline SUNY Cobleskill 
Turfgrass Management (A.A.S.). 
2010$500Brittny Anne Tyler   DummerstonVermont Technical College, Landscape Dev & Ornamental Horticulture  
2009$500Brittny Anne Tyler   DummerstonVermont Technical College, Landscape Dev & Ornamental Horticulture 
 2008 $0 No Qualifying Student  
 2007 $0 No Qualifying Student  
2006$300Michaela R. Kendall BrattleboroVermont Technical College, Landscape Dev & Ornamental Horticulture 
2005$300Lylah Jo Bailey NewfaneVermont Technical College, Landscape Dev & Ornamental Horticulture 
 2004 $0 No Qualifying Student  
2003$300Charlotte Moeller VT Academy of Floral Design - Waterbury, VT  
2002$300Kassandra NuenoonBellows FallsStockbridge School of Agriculture, U-Mass, Amherst
2001$300Nichole Muelrath  SUNY Cobleskill or UMass, Stockbridge
2000$200D.J. Boyd Stockbridge School of Agriculture, U-Mass Amherst
1999$200Tasha Toby Vermont Technical College 
1998$200Janelle BoothBellows FallsU-Mass (University of Massachusetts)-Amherst
 1997$200Heather Reynolds U-Mass-Amherst Call Valedictorian, VT-Tech Honor Society,
Majoring in Arboriculture (study of Trees)
 1996$200Daniel Ritchie Greenfield Community College - Business

Total Scholarships Awarded since 1996
17 students over the past 20 years have received scholarships!

Federated Garden Clubs of Vermont, Inc.  "Mabel Mayforth" Vermont Scholarship Application
  • A one-year scholarship of $1,000 is available to juniors, seniors and graduate students pursuing a Master’s Degree.
  • Deadline March 1st
  • Details
Jil MacMenamin,
Apr 7, 2014, 3:00 AM
Jil MacMenamin,
Apr 11, 2011, 5:52 AM
Jil MacMenamin,
Apr 7, 2014, 3:07 AM