Master Gardener Volunteers Announce Scholarship

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The Master Gardener℠ volunteers of Chowan, Gates, and Perquimans counties 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 volunteer 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 volunteer program in 2005. For more information about the scholarship, contact area guidance counselors or call (252) 482-6585.