The first scholarship award of $100.00 was given to Lauren Monks in 1984. Records indicate that In
1985 one award was given to Jeffrey Thibodeau (uncertain amount).
In 1988 the club re-established its scholarship awards and appointed a committee of five members to
administer it annually.
June 1989 The Scholarship Committee awarded the Memorial Horticultural Award of $500.00 to
Ms. Karlene Allen, an employee of Ocean Edge to help pay for a 2-month class in
Turf Management. Award was financed by the sales of the Club CookbooK
Spring 90 Two scholarships of $500.00 each were awarded to:
Deborah Harrigan, a Brewster resident who ran a garden service.
Christopher Williams, a forester working at Nickerson State Park
Spring 91 Derek Cash, a June graduate who will attend the College of the Atlantic. $500.00
Spring 92 Keith Rupert, a self-employed landscaper. This year the scholarship was funded by
the spring plant sale
Spring 93 Dana Jason Condit who plans to attend Unity College in Maine and major in
April 1994 The club voted to award two scholarships of $1,000 each because of the number and
quality of the applicants and because the Civic Projects budget contained over $4,000.
Darrell Marcinek for study of plant and soil sciences at UMass, Amherst
Stanley Grabowski, owner of Gardens Unlimited in Brewster for working
toward a Horticultural Certificate at Cape Cod Community College
Spring 95 Darell Marcinek again. $1000.00
Spring 96 Two scholarships of $1,000 each to
Sean Patterson, studying landscape architecture at UMass.
Cinnamon Swable, owner of Gardens Unlimited in Brewster for working toward
a Horticultural Certificate at Cape Cod Community Colleg.
Spring 97 Vanessa Johnson, a Yale graduate student in forestry. $1000.00
Spring 98 Dustin Johnson $1000.00 UMass.
Spring 99 Dustin Johnson $1000.00 UMass.
Spring 2000 Andrew Azinger $1000. A Junior at SUNY/Cobbleskill
Spring 2001 Anika Hedin $2000. Nauset High graduate heading to BU to study biology
Spring 2002 Stephen Glasheen $1000 Nauset High School graduate heading to
Philadelphia University to study biology.
Spring 2003 Alita Pedley $1000 Nauset High School graduate
Spring 2004 Tyler Dailey $1000 Nauset High School graduate
Spring 2005 Coty Taylor (Ms) $2000 Nauset High School graduate
Spring 2006 Elizabeth Ann Eschu $1000 Nauset High School graduate
Spring 2007 no award given
Spring 2008 Two scholarships of $2000 each were awarded to:
Zachary Buckley, Cape Cod Tech grad attending Sterling College (VT)
majoring in conservation ecology
Caitlin Carr, Nauset H. S. graduate attending Smith in biology
Spring 2009 Rydell Welch (Ms) $2000 Univ. of Vermont
Spring 2010 Grace Coburn $2000 Nauset High School graduate going to study plant
biology at UMass Amherst (originally Univ. of VT)
Spring 2011 Abigail Erickson $2000 Nauset High School graduate
Spring 2012 Trevor Thomas $2000 Nauset High School graduate going to Colby College
to study environmental science and law
Spring 2013 Casey Pimental $2000 Nauset High School graduate going to Clark University
in Worcester. She is majoring in Marine Biology.
Spring 2014 Meghan Carr $2000 Nauset High School graduate going to the University of New
Hampshire to study Marine, Estuarine, and freshwater Biology
Spring 2015 Christopher Wingard $3000 Nauset High School graduate, class of 2014.
Environmental Science at Tufts University
Spring 2016 Coleen Curley $2000 A mature student who has just graduated from UMASS
Amherst with a BA in Landscape Design. She will pursue graduate work at the
Conway School of Ecological Landscape Design and Planning in the fall.
The award was in the amount of $2000 shared equally by Garden Club of
Brewster and the Brewster Conservation Trust.
Spring 2017 Halley Steinmetz, UMass Amherst Natural Resources Conservation major
Scholarship co-sponsored by the Garden Club and the Brewster Conservation Trust
Pictured (left to right) are
Suzanne Sullivan, Scholarship
Chair, Meghan Carr
and MaryAnn Vetrano, President.
THE GARDEN CLUB OF BREWSTER HORTICULTURE SCHOLARSHIP
PURPOSE: The Garden Club of Brewster will award one or more scholarships each year to
a Brewster resident for the purpose of continuing education in the field of landscape design,
horticulture, conservation, environmental science, marine or related sciences. The number of
scholarships and the amount to be given will be determined each year by the Garden Club
ELIGIBILITY: To be eligible, one must be a Brewster resident who is currently working in
and/or studying or planning to study landscape design, horticulture, conservation,
environmental science, marine science or related subjects. The applicant must be enrolled in
college or vocational education.
AWARD: The amount of the scholarship award is determined each year by the Garden
Club of Brewster. It is awarded to one student and will be paid to the student at the beginning
of his or her second semester. (The student must have successfully completed one semester of
REFERENCES: Applications are available at Nauset Regional High School and from the
Scholarship Committee of the Garden Club.
Applicants should complete the Scholarship form and mail it with a minimum of two references
and a transcript of your secondary school record to:
Garden Club of Brewster
P.O. Box 1414
Brewster, MA 02631