About 15 members of the Master Gardeners of the Ozarks were present for the annual awarding of their Scholarship for a College of the Ozarks horticulture student. Members were introduced to Josh Franks, the new C of O liaison to the Master Gardener group and Scholarship Committee members presented the $1000.00 scholarship to Chloe Hunter. She is a junior in horticulture and would like to go into greenhouse management. In the picture l to r, are Josh Franks (C of O Landscape Director and MG Ozarks Liaison), Danny Manis (MG of the Ozarks President), Chloe Hunter (C of O student and scholarship recipient), Elaine Fisher (MG of the Ozarks Scholarship Chairman), Charlie Bowden (MG of the Ozarks Scholarship Committee Member).
The MG Ozarks Annual Scholarship Award Program has been in existence for several years now and has benifitted a number of College of the Ozarks horticultural students with financial assistance.