Master Gardeners Announce Scholarship

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The Chowan, Gates and Perquimans County Volunteer Master Gardeners are proud to announce The Katherine G. Shook Master Gardener Scholarship. The $1,000 award is designed to assist an area student who plans to study horticulture, agriculture, natural resources, or a related field. The goal of the Extension Master Gardener program is to enhance public education in consumer horticulture. Katy Shook has been the N.C. Cooperative Extension Consumer Horticulture Agent for Chowan, Gates and Perquimans counties since 2003 and established the area Extension Master Gardener program in 2005. For more information about the scholarship, contact area guidance counselors or call (252) 482-6585.