You may qualify: Garden club seeks scholarship applicants

Published 8:45 am Sunday, April 24, 2022

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The Mocksville Garden Club is offering a $1,500 scholarship to a Davie student,

To apply by May 1, call Nancy Turner at 336-492-5520. She will help the student get anapplication and answer questions.

Each year the club raises money for a scholarship. This scholarship is good for home schools, early college, community colleges, and universities. If you live in Davie County but go to school outside the county, you may still apply. If you live outside the county, but have been a Davie County student through high school, you may apply.

This scholarship falls under the categories of environment science, horticulture, and agriculture (where all three degrees include many fields of study). “You might think that you want a future designing or building golf courses, or be a major farmer with crops and/or cattle, etc.., or you may want to be a forest ranger, be a horticulture person for the county or state,” said club member, Linda Dean. “Be an environmentalist that works with the ocean and ocean life. Or you may just want to be a chemist and/or scientist that works with improving our environment by working to develop non-toxic chemicals that are used daily by the state and many home owners.”

Call Turner, and check out the application at