Our 2016 Scholarship Award recipient is BERNARD KONDENAR of Antioch. He is a sophomore student at College of Lake County (CLC) where we have our Scholarship setup with the CLC Foundation. His major study has been horticulture with intent to pursue a BS and graduate in biological control of invasive species and in Permaculture system practices and design. In addition to being an exceptional student he is a family man with three small children and has his own farm business.
We are delighted to have such an outstanding recipient to accept this Award at the June 6th Antioch Garden Club Meeting.
The Antioch Garden Club is offering a $600 scholarship to students majoring in Horticulture, Floriculture, Landscape Design, Botany, Plant Pathology, Forestry, Agronomy, Environmental Concerns, City Planning, Land Management and/or allied fields of study.
This scholarship named after Nancy Zitkus, who is a founding member of AGC and a dedicated former treasurer of the club. The Nancy Zitkus scholarship is open to students who resides in Antioch Township or neighboring communities and is a student at a 2 or 4 year college or university. Current high school seniors or returning adult students who are enrolling in a 2 or 4 year college or university are eligible to apply.
Applicants can find the rules for submission and application forms below.