Coweta County Master Gardeners Award College Scholarships

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From Special Reports

Four outstanding Coweta County students have been named recipients of the Coweta County Master Gardener Extension Volunteer (MGEV) annual scholarship program.

These students – Thomas Zamora, John Monnin, Mayson Glover and Catherine “Kitty” Yeager – were awarded a scholarship in the amount of $1,000. 

In addition, one student – Jaret Webb – received the Pat Clayton Scholarship Award in memory of its namesake, who served as MGEV scholarship committee chairperson until her passing.  This student received a $1,500 scholarship due to his outstanding academic achievements.  

“All five of these students have shown exceptional interest in biological sciences, horticulture or agriculture and are planning careers in these fields,” says Dana Selementi, agriculture and natural resources program assistant for the Coweta County Extension office.  “We had many applicants and choosing the recipients was not an easy task.  We wish these students the best of luck in their future endeavors.”

Below is a brief bio sketch on each of the recipients.

Thomas Zamora is a 2023 graduate of Landmark Christian School. Thomas will be attending the University of North Georgia where he will major in Environmental Engineering.

John Monnin currently attends Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in Tifton where his major is horticultural/turf management.  John is a 2022 graduate of East Coweta High School.

Mayson Glover currently attends the University of Georgia in Athens where her major is animal and dairy science. Mayson is a 2019 graduate from Newnan High School.

Catherine “Kitty” Yeager currently attends Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in Tifton where her major is animal science.  Kitty is a 2020 graduate of Newnan High School.

Jaret Webb is the recipient of the Pat Clayton Scholarship.  He is a 2023 graduate of Newnan High School.  Jaret will be attending the Georgia Institute of Technology where he will major in Biomedical Engineering.

The Coweta County MGEV program trains home gardeners to assist the University of Georgia’s Cooperative Extension program in educating the public through research-based, non-biased information about gardening and landscaping.

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