Green Spring Valley Garden Club

Summer Environmental Studies Scholarship Recipients


GSVGC is one of the few clubs within the Garden Club of America who has annually sponsored a student through the GCA's Scholarship Program.

1999 - Eden Luz, Agriculture Project in the Peruvian Andes. New College

2000 - Christine Hancock, Analyzed DNA of endangered Sierra Nevada Big Horn Sheep.  Swarthmore College

2002 - Julian Dautremont-Smith, Produced guidelines for college level greenhouse emissions Inventories.  Lewis and Clark College

2003 - Alexander Miller, Determined methods for collecting invertebrates living on fleshy algae. Virginia Technical University

2004 - Sarah Keller, Studies life int he Colorado Aspen woodland:  birds, trees, and fungus.  University of Montana

2005 - Katy Diana, Established a community organic garden at Ursinus College. Ursinus College

2006 - Brail Santilly Stephens, Studied wave attenuation and sediment transport through estuarine sea grass beds.  University of West Florida

2007 - Marshall Morales, studied the permaculture movement in Oregon and Washington.  Swarthmore College. 

2008 - Andrew Lala, studied sustainable design practices and principles in Germany.  University of Maryland.

2009 - Taher Fatakdawala, Studied clean alternative energy by harnessing photosynthetic capabilities of micro algae.  Rutgers University.

2010 - Caitlin Campbell - Created programs for children at Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado.  Moravian College.

2011 - Caitlin Campbell - Environment education intern at Glacier National Park, Montana.  Moravian College.