RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC—Greg Caldwell, an undergraduate student at Virginia Tech University in Blacksburg, Va., was among 27 students who recently received a 2008 Bayer Undergraduate Scholarship. Caldwell received the award to help his pursuit of a bachelor’s degree in crop and soil environmental science.
Kristopher Burkhart, an undergraduate at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, N.C., also received an undergraduate scholarship. Burkhart is pursuing his associate’s of applied sciences degree with majors in turfgrass management and ornamentals and landscape technology.
Caldwell and Burkhart were among the latest group of students who were awarded scholarships to help advance their academic efforts in Green Industry studies. A full list of scholarship recipients and their schools appears below.
The Bayer Undergraduate Scholarship recognizes students pursuing careers in the Green Industry who have demonstrated academic excellence and leadership skills.
Tyler Andersen University of Florida
Natasha Burkholder University of Florida
Chase McKeithen University of Florida-Milton Campus
Mary Buth Milwaukee Area Technical College
Glen Smart Western Texas College
Jay Weaver Western Texas College
Angelo Magnasco California Polytechnic State University
Stephanie Hranek California Polytechnic State University
Floyd Tyler Cooper Texas Technical University
Mike Paciga University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Jeffery Jones Purdue University
Andrew Storey Tarleton State University
Sean Allen Horry-Georgetown Technical College
Joshua Dunaway Horry-Georgetown Technical College
Ryan Standifird Kansas State University
Shane Dorsey Kansas State University
Robert Cross Clemson University
Jared Long Oklahoma State University
Nathan Albert Carney Abraham Baldwin Agric College
Richard William Irvin Abraham Baldwin Agric College
Jorden Thien Southern Illinois University
Jon Savoie Lake City Community College
Kristopher Burkhart North Carolina State University
Greg Caldwell Virginia Tech University
William Kreuser University of Wisconsin-Madison
Peter Schmidt University of Nebraska-Lincoln
John Daniels University of Missouri