Aug 16, 2013
AFE Awards More Than $30,000 in ScholarshipsSource: AFE

The American Floral Endowment has recognized 17 students with scholarships totaling more than $30,000.

The American Floral Endowment (AFE) has recognized 17 students with scholarships totaling more than $30,000.

The 2013 recipients include :

  • American Florists’ Exchange Scholarship ($2,000): Katrina Moldenhauer
  • Julio and Sarah Armellini Scholarship ($1,000) and the Earl Dedman Memorial Scholarship ($1,800): Joshua Pecukonis
  • Ball Horticultural Company Scholarship ($800) and the Harold Bettinger Scholarship ($1,800): Amy Miller
  • Bioworks IPM/Sustainable Practices Scholarship ($1,100): David Roberts
  • James Bridenbaugh Memorial Scholarship ($500): Ryanna Zoellner
  • Fran Johnson Nontraditional Scholarship ($1,000): Allison Justice
  • Long Island Flower Growers Association (LIFGA) Scholarship ($1,000): Christopher D’Angelo
  • National Greenhouse Manufacturers Association (NGMA) Scholarship ($500) and the Lawrence “Bud” Ohlman Memorial Scholarship ($500): Joshua Henry
  • Mike and Flo Novovesky Scholarship ($1,000): Jeremy Crook
  • James K. Rathmell, Jr. Memorial Scholarship for Horticultural Work/Study Abroad ($3,100): Jessica Cudnik
  • Seed Companies Scholarship ($2,300): Kyle VandenLangenberg
  • John L. Tomasovic, Sr. Scholarship ($900): Keith Lukowski
  • Edward Tuinier Memorial Scholarship ($4,300 split between two students): Kathleen Van Driessche and Robert Zannini
  • Jacob and Rita Van Namen Marketing Scholarship ($1,000): Elizabeth Riley
  • Vocational (Bettinger, Holden and Perry) Scholarship ($1,100): Richard Cadwalader
  • John Carew Memorial Scholarship ($1,900) and the Richard T. Meister Scholarship ($2,500): Jared Barnes

AFE awards scholarships annually, and applications are due by May 1 of each year.

To learn more about each of the recipients and the different scholarships, please go to

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