A spirited, award-winning group serving the community of St. Charles, Illinois.
Meetings: 4th Monday of the month, March though October
The PGC scholarship is awarded in the spring to a high school senior or college student majoring in any of the following areas of study: Agriculture; Botany; Conservation; Ecology; Environmental Concerns; Forestry; Horticulture; and/or related studies. The student must reside within the St. Charles Community Unit School District 303.
We invite you to apply and send your application to:
Pottawatomie Garden Club Scholarship Chairpersons
249 Chasse Circle, St. Charles, IL 60174
This year the PGC has selected two outstanding scholars who will each receive a $3,000 scholarship. This is the first year our club is pleased to have awarded two scholarships in memory of Emma Bogert, totaling $6,000.
Morgan Meador and Jonathan Lingard are the two recipients of this year's 2017 scholarships and both are honors students who will graduate from St. Charles East and continue their studies in agriculture, horticulture, forestry and environmental or related fields.
From lft to rt: Co- Chair Jeanne Marozzi, Morgan Meador, Dixon Bogart & Jonathan Lingard
2017 PGC Memorial Scholarship Winners-
Morgan Meador & Jonathan Lingard
2018 Scholarships to Jonathan Lingard
& Margaret Bronec
left to right: Gaylene Doyle, Jonathan Lingard, Dixon Bogert, Margaret Bronec & Jeanne Marozzi
Jonathan is a two year scholar recipient of the PGC $3000 award. He is entering his sophomore year at Utah State University, majoring in Agriculture. Margaret will begin her studies this fall at Loyola University, in environmental policy.
Our thanks to the Bogert family for their continued support of these scholars, honoring the memory of former long-time PGC member Erma Bogert.
on her 100th Birthday!
L to R: Mr. Aalfs, Jacob Aalfs, Kathy Michelotti (Scholarship Committee), Dixon Bogert,
Lauren Arbir, Mrs. Arbir.
2019 PGC Scholarship Winners
Our PGC has awarded two $3,000 scholarships in memory of Erma Bogert to these outstanding students.
Jacob Aalfs will be attending Kansas State University where he will be majoring in Agribusiness, Farm and Ranch Management.
Lauren Arbir is enrolled at the University of Missouri, and she is majoring in Environmental Science.
Congratulations to both of our young "eco" minded scholars!
2020 Scholarship winners
Mary Schiltz & Ashley House
Scholarship Co-chairs: Kathy Michelotti & Luann Zanzola
Thanks to the generous donation
Dixon Bogert has made to the Pottawatomie Garden Club scholarship fund in honor of his mother Erma, the club is able to give two $3,000.00 scholarships to local students this year 2020.
St Charles North High School
Attending: Columbia University, majoring in Environmental Biology
with an Ecology & Evolution track
St Charles East High School
Attending: Illinois State University,
majoring in Biology & Education