Take Stock in a Student

That is take stock in a specific student’s education simply by contributing $50.00 per share of stock towards a $25,000 PLANET AEF Ambassadorship. The goal is to raise enough money each year to develop a new Ambassador scholarship. The number at the end of the Fund name denotes the year of origin (for example, Take Stock in a Student Fund 12 is from 2012 donations) so the donors can keep track of scholarships recipients every year. This one-time donation will provide an annual scholarship to a deserving student in perpetuity. 

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In 2013, Take Stock in a Student’s 2nd year, the contributors listed below were able to provide a $1,000 scholarship to Laura Kaderabeck of North Carolina State University.

Laura is a senior in Horticulture major with a specialty in floriculture and horticulture substrates. Some of Laura’s highlights include:

  • Gardeners of Wake County Scholarship, 2012
  • Franklin E. Correll Memorial Scholarship, 2013
  • Sidney B. Meadows Scholarship, 2013
  • 3rd Place, B.S. category, SNA Student Research Competition, 2013
  • Admission into the Iota Chapter of the Pi Alpha Xi Horticulture Honor Society, 2013
  • 2013/14 Community Service Chairman for the Pi Alpha Xi Horticultural Honor Society
  • Horticulture Club
  • 2014 PLANET Student Career Days team member
  • Internship at the Fox Teaching Laboratories Horticulture Greenhouses
  • Coordinated a Horticulture Club/Pi Alpha Xi volunteer workday at the J.C. Raulston Arboretum
  • Coordinated and led a "5 Senses" Arboretum tour for kindergarteners at Root Elementary School. Volunteer for landscape maintenance at the Joel Lane House
  • Trail Steward for the Eno River Association
  • 2014 Projects: Designing and installing a 5 Senses garden at Root Elementary School. Coordinating and creating Plant ID videos for the National Junior Horticulture Association. Designing and installing landscaping for the Durham Crisis Response Center, an organization that helps victims of domestic violence and sexual assault that I worked at for over three years before returning to school for horticulture.

I think we can all agree that Laura is a very deserving recipient to this scholarship!

Thank you to our Take Stock in a Student Fund 13 Contributors!

Abigal Santos- No Ka Oi Landscape
Alex Fransen-SteeleBlades
Alex Sulfsted, Grasscor Lawn & Landscapes, LLC
Anna Walraven
Bill Horn - Terracare Associates
Burt DeMarche-The Laurelrock Company
Carol Keeling
Chris Cahill-Botanical Designs
Christine Cachuela
Chuck Bowen - Lawn & Landscape
Cory Witmer, The Mustard Seed Landscaping & Garden
Craig Aston - Utah State University
David Rykbost-Dave's Landscape Management
David Snodgrass
Dennis Karem, Environmental Management Services
Donald Sussman-Town and Gardens LTD
Fred Anderson - Anderson Landscape
Fred Wheeler- Designs by Sundown
Heide Heiland-Heidi's Lifestyle Gardens
Jeremy Thorne
Josh Denison-Denison Landscaping
Steve Samuels & Rick Burleson
K&D Round's Landscape Service 
Kevin Kollman-Estate Landscaping
Kevin Rantanen-Perrysburg Lawn Care LLC
Landon Reeve, Chapel Valley Landscape
Mariani Landscape
Martha Hill, Hinds Community College
Matt Triplett-Williamette Landscape Services, Inc
Matthew Weaver, Petro-Canada Lubricants, inc
Maurice Dowell
Melissa Jacobsen
Michael Bellantoni-Bellantoni Inc
Michael Hommel-Designs by Sundown
Michael Hupf
Patti Clifton-Southview Design
Paul Fields- Lamberts
PGMS- Thomas Shaner
Phil Allen
Richard Ansley, Columbus State CC
Rick Doesburg
Ron & Sally Kujawa 
Sabeena Hickman