2024 ALCC scholarship recipients announced Email
Written by Colorado Green Now   
Monday, April 08, 2024 12:00 AM

Colorado Green Now

Todd Williams Scholarship - CHRIS GRAHAM - Chris Graham is a senior at Colorado State University, majoring in Environmental Horticulture with a specialization in Landscape Design and Contracting. Graham is the treasurer and engagement coordinator for the Student Organization of Landscape Design and Contracting (SOLDAC). He has competed in the National Collegiate Landscaping Competition for the past two years and has worked with teams who have designed spaces within the City of Castle Rock and the Gardens on Spring Creek in Fort Collins. Graham is interested in working in residential design/build upon graduating.

JBK Scholarship - JOSEPH (JOEY) LONG - Joey Long is a graduate student at Colorado State University studying Horticulture with an emphasis in Landscape Water Conservation. While he was an undergrad, Joey participated in the SOLDAC student organization and the National Collegiate Landscaping Competition. He now serves in an advisory capacity for both. After graduating, he plans to return to his family’s landscape business in Colorado Springs.
Tom Trench Memorial Scholarship - LAUREN DEKOWZAN - Lauren DeKowzan, a senior at Front Range Community College majoring in Horticulture and specializing in Landscape Design, is the lead volunteer at the school garden at her daughter’s elementary school and serves on her neighborhood’s HOA landscape committee. She is also an avid photographer. DeKowzan would like to own her own landscape design business specializing in sustainable landscapes featuring native and low-water plants.

ALCC Scholarship - CIERA CLAWSON - Winner of the Todd Williams Scholarship in 2023, Ciera Clawson attends Colorado State University, majoring in Landscape Design and Contracting with a specialization in Sustainability and Plant Selection. She is the secretary for the SOLDAC student organization. Clawson has a passion for water conservation and implementing proper plant choices for low water use.

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