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Coweta County Master Gardeners award college scholarships


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  • Jul. 01, 2020 - 8:12 AM

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Coweta County Master Gardeners award college scholarships

Photo courtesy UGA Coweta County Cooperative Extension

Four outstanding Coweta County students have been named recipients of the Coweta County Master Gardener Extension Volunteers annual scholarship program.

“Each student has shown exceptional interest in horticulture and agriculture and are planning careers in these fields,” says Karen Mansour, Agriculture and Natural Resources Program Assistant for the University of Georgia Coweta County Cooperative Extension. “We are so pleased that we can offer each chosen student a scholarship in the amount of $1,000 to help them reach their goals.”

  • Josie Batchelor graduated from East Coweta High School. She will attend Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in Tifton, Georgia, where she will major in Agricultural Business.
  • Sara Ashley Estes graduated from The Heritage School. She plans to attend Clemson University in South Carolina, where she will major in Wildlife and Wildlands Science Management.
  • Oran Hurst graduated from East Coweta High School. He will attend the University of Georgia, where he will major in Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management.
  • Catherine “Kitty” Yeager graduated from Newnan High School. She also will attend Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in Tifton, Georgia, where she will major in Agricultural Technology & System Management.

The statewide Georgia Master Gardener program trains home gardeners to assist University of Georgia Cooperative Extension staff in educating the public through research-based information about gardening and landscaping.

Coweta County Master Gardener Extension Volunteers focus on environmental stewardship and horticulture for adults and youth through activities for Coweta citizens. For more information call 770-254-2620 email coweta.extension@uga.edu or visit www.ugaextension.org/coweta .