Est. 1928 ~ A spirited, award-winning group serving the community of St. Charles, Illinois.
Meetings: 4th Monday of the month, March though October
2015 Scholarship Award Winner - Ms. Grace Ditch
Grace Ditch was introduced and awarded a $3,000 Scholarship at the August 24th meeting at Wasco Nursery. Grace, a 2015 graduate of St. Charles High School East, will attend the University of Minnesota and pursue a major in Forestry and Natural Resource Management.
From lft to rt: Michael Ditch, Katie Ditch, Pat Pretz, Grace Ditch and Diane Conn
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!