Hort student Ryan Brick receives 2nd scholarship

Brick_RyanHorticulture student Ryan Brick can add a second Hort scholarship to his repertoire, from the Minnesota Nursery and Landscape Association Foundation scholarship.

The MNLA scholarship program recognizes students enrolled in horticultural or landscape studies programs at several area colleges and universities, including RCTC. The scholarships are designed by MNLA and its member companies to help grow future leaders in the nursery and landscape industry.

The Rochester Arborist Workshop sponsored the scholarship for Brick.

To be eligible for an MNLA scholarship, applicants must possess a “C” grade average or better, present letters of recommendation from instructors and employers, and submit an essay stating their career goals and objectives.

The Minnesota Nursery and Landscape Association is the state’s largest green industry trade association with more than 1,200 member companies, including nurseries, garden centers, landscape contractors, landscape designers, irrigation contractors, commercial flower growers, tree care specialists, professional gardening services, and turf and landscape management professionals.

Brick received the Davey Arbor Grant Scholarship in December. He currently works in the arboriculture industry with Maier Tree and Lawn. He graduates in spring 2015 and plans to continue working for Maier.

Congratulations to Ryan and best of luck with his future goals and endeavors!

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