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 Cress Creek Garden Club of Naperville, Inc.


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The following students received scholarships last year and were awarded again this year.

Jason Huang

Emory University:  Environmental Science

Madeleine Krumins

Iowa State:  Agronomy and Environmental Science

Grazyna Mancewicz-McCaugherty

College of DuPage:   Horticulture

Julie Miller

Oregon State:  Botany

Isabel Nguyen

University of Illinois:  Integrative Biology

Jennifer Suszek

College of DuPage:  Arboriculture

Kylie Taczynski

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill: Earth and Climate Sciences

Madeline Walbridge

Loyola:  Environmental Policy and Sustainability

The following students are first-time scholarship winners.


Gianna Cannek

Middlebury College, Vermont: Enironmental Science


Jenna Duncan

University of Minnesota: Environmental Science

Francisco Garcia

College of DuPage: Horticulture and Floral Shop Management

Nainika Gupta

University of Colorado - Boulder: Environmental Science

Mary Gut

University of Wisconsin, Madison: Environmental Science

Norah Hess

University of Dayton: Environmental Engineering

Matt Jurinek

Illinois State: Horticulture and Landscape Management

Kathleen Keough

University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign: Environmental Engineering/ Science

Rebecca Lasky

College of DuPage: Floral Design

Isabel Nobrega

University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point: Wildlife Ecology

Timothy Pfeiffer

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign: Natural Resources and Environmental Engineering

Elizabeth Raspert

College of DuPage: Floral Shop Management

Julie Schloegel

College of DuPage:  Landscape Design and Construction, and Sustainable Landscapes



By awarding Scholarships, our club hopes to encourage the love of horticulture, along with the preservation of our environment. Awards are paid directly to the university or college


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