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Irrigation Foundation Awards 21 Scholarships
Students Enrolled in Irrigation Related Programs

image reports that there are just under one million irrigation technicians in the United States and that the median salary is about $29,000 a year. According to the site, many irrigation jobs require at least an associate's degree.

A total of 37 students, enrolled in associate to graduate programs with a focus on irrigation, applied this year to the second annual Irrigation Foundation Scholarship program.

The scholarships awarded range from $1,000 to $2,500 and are allocated to each student by a dedicated committee within the foundation.

The students are located around the country and apply using the foundation's website application tool.

LandscapeOnline would like to extend our congratulations to this year's 21 students who received the scholarships:

o John Aldrich - Oregon State University
o Sarah Atmadja - Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
o Alex Bach - Kansas State University
o Alexander Clukey - Texas AM University
o Kristopher Cranney - Utah State University
o Andy Dennis - Shasta College
o Nick Devine - MiraCosta College
o Shane Evans - Utah State University
o Robert Frizzell - Oklahoma State University
o Claire Laurenz - Michigan State University
o Stacey Lorenz - Cuyahoga Community College
o Vivian Maier - California State University, Fresno
o Bruce Moore - Kansas State University
o Emily Passey - Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
o Adrien Rosamond - Walla Walla Community College
o Jeniva St. Phar - Florida A&M University
o Paige Tisdale - Brigham Young University - Idaho
o Jacob Turner - Auburn University
o Derek Uemura - Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
o Sandra Vernon - Utah State University
o Alissa Wells - Kansas State University

Next year's scholarship application period will open in the fall of 2018 and have a deadline of Feb. 15, 2019. For more information, visit the Irrigation Foundation's webpage HERE.

August 17, 2019, 11:00 am PDT

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