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posted: 7/19/2017 12:15 PM

Garden Club of Inverness names scholarship winners

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Submitted by Linda Denison

The Garden Club of Inverness announced five, $2,000 scholarships to students who are planning to major in environmentally-related fields at its Spring Luncheon, held in May, at the Inverness Golf Club.

Cindy Aquilera-Navarro graduated from Hoffman Estates High School. Aquilera-Navarro currently attends college at Agnes Scott in Georgia, majoring in plant biology.

Daniel Anderson graduated from William Fremd High School. Anderson currently attends Michigan State, majoring in agribusiness management. He also received scholarships in 2015 and 2016 from the Garden Club of Inverness.

Jack Buban graduated from William Fremd High School. Buban will be attending the University of Georgia majoring in forestry and wildlife biology.

Max Carver graduated from William Fremd High. Carver will be attending the University of Colorado, Boulder, majoring in chemical and environmental engineering.

Bradley Hamilton graduated from William Fremd High School. Hamilton currently attends the University of Wisconsin, Steven's Point, majoring in water resource management.

The Garden Club of Inverness offers scholarships to graduating high school seniors, and college and postgraduate students with a demonstrated interest in an environmentally-related field, e.g., horticulture, botany, landscape design, agriculture, forestry, conservation, natural resources management or environmental engineering.

Applicants must reside in High School District 211 or in the area served by Barrington High School. The Garden Club has granted many scholarships over the years, and looks forward to continuing its support of such outstanding students as this year's winners.

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