Pottawatomie Garden Club
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Meetings: 4th Monday of the month, March though October

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2022 Scholarships
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 by April 30th to:

Pottawatomie Garden Club Scholarship Chairpersons
84 Dunham Place, St. Charles, IL 60174
2018 Scholarship Winners
L to R: Gaylene Doyle, Jonathan Lingard, Dixon Bogert, Margaret Bronec & Jeanne Marozzi
Jonathan is a two-year scholar recipient of the PGC $3,000 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.
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
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 $3,450 scholarships to local students this year 2022.
​Ashley House (left)
St Charles North High School

Attending: Columbia University, majoring in Environmental Biology
with an Ecology & Evolution track


​Mary Schiltz (right)
St Charles East High School

Attending: Illinois State University,
majoring in Biology & Education
2021 Scholarship Winners
​Abigale Steele
St Charles North High School

Attending: University of Illinois, majoring in Environmental Science
Joshua D'Avola
St Charles North High School

Attending: University of Illinois,
majoring in Environmental Science.