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2019 Scholarship Recipients

Posted by Darcy on November 19, 2019 at 8:15 PM Comments comments (0)

From Rosendale, Cayley Vande Berg, will be starting her Junior year at UW River Falls where she is pursuing a degree in Dairy Science and Agriculture. The dietary needs of animals are especially interesting to Cayley as they reflect in the overall health and production of the animal.  She is will be interning at Foremost Farms in Baraboo WI this summer. Cayley is a previous recipient of this scholarship.

From Campbellsport, Cassandra Theisen will be starti...

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2017 Scholarship Recipients

Posted by Darcy - Admin on February 8, 2018 at 8:25 PM Comments comments (0)

2017 Scholarship Recipients

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From Markesan, Reid Jahns will be starting his Junior year at Milwaukee School of Engineering where he will be pursuing a Environmental Engineering Degree. Reid passionately believes in conserving and improving America's natural heritage. Environmental Engineering will allow him to do such things as design ponds that can settle out runoff pollutants, and protect human health by improving and protecting the natural environment. R...

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2015 Scholarship winners

Posted by Darcy - Admin on December 31, 2015 at 12:20 AM Comments comments (0)

2015 Scholarship Recipients

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From Fond du lac, Doniell Ericksen will be starting her Junior year at Lawrence University where she has been exploring the ecology of Door County and Jamaica and the natural remedies used in native cultures. Doniell's undergraduate work and research is to prepare her for a graduate program with a focus on how different cultures use the natural biochemical makeup of their native plants to treat diseases and why it is...

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2013-2014 Scholarship Awards

Posted by Darcy - Admin on January 7, 2015 at 12:10 AM Comments comments (0)

The Seventh annual 2013

Green Thumb Scholarships Recipients

The Green Thumb Garden Club Scholarship Committee has completed the scholarship selection process for 2013.

The club was able to award five $500. scholarships to five out of eight applications. The top five recipients are as follows:

Doniell Ericksen, a senior at Fond du Lac High School who plans to attend Lawrence University and have a double major in Environmental Science and Biology.


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Presidential Citation Award

Posted by Darcy - Admin on June 19, 2012 at 5:50 PM Comments comments (0)

Presidential Citation


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This year, the presidential Citation Award is proudly given to     

 Gerda Strupp.

Gerda has been an active member of the Green Thumb Garden Club since 1956. That makes Gerda the member with the most years in our club. In that time she has proudly served on many of our club committees. Over ...

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2012-2013 Green Thumb Scholarships

Posted by Darcy - Admin on June 19, 2012 at 5:45 PM Comments comments (0)

The Sixth annual 2012 –13  Green Thumb Scholarships        

2012 Green Thumb Garden Club Scholarship Awards. The Green Thumb Garden Club met recently and decided to award their annual scholarships to five Fond du Lac county students who are pursuing college degrees in horticulture or a related field.  These students are: 

Benjamin Julka who attends Fox Valley Technical College, studying Agronomy, Farm Operations Course...

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Scholarship Update

Posted by Darcy - Admin on June 5, 2010 at 2:10 PM Comments comments (0)

The Fifth annual 2010 –11Green Thumb Scholarships were awarded to:


Philip Ohlinger - Philip is graduating from Fond du Lac High School and will be attending St. Norbert College in DePere, WI. in the College of Agriculture with a ma...

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A new sign for Green Thumb Garden Club

Posted by Darcy - Admin on April 29, 2010 at 4:47 PM Comments comments (0)

The Green Thumb Garden Club has a new sign and on March 4th. members gathered in front of the display billboard recognizing the many clubs and organizations that serve the city. From the left are: Barb Preissner, president of the club; Diane Bloedorn, designer of the sign, Marlene Pressnell, member; and Sandra Smet, also a member. The new signs were put up at the entrance to Fond du Lac billboard holders on Winnebago Drive, South Main Street, Fond du Lac Avenue. Picture compliments of the Fon...

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