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Horticulture and Forestry Club Places at National Competition

Members of the Horticulture and Forestry Club from North Dakota State University won awards in competition at the annual meeting of the American Society for Horticulture Science.
 
 

October 27, 2017

Members of the Horticulture and Forestry Club from North Dakota State University won awards in competition at the annual meeting of the American Society for Horticulture Science held in Hawaii on September 19-22.

The NDSU team took first place in Fruit and Nut Commodity Judging and in Nursery Landscape Commodity Judging. Team members were Courtney Anderson, a senior business management major and horticulture minor from Gwinner, ND; Connor Hagemeyer, a junior horticulture student from Clara City, MN; Sarah Kickert, a junior horticulture student from Shakopee, MN; and Andrew Scheldorf, a senior horticulture student from Chokio, MN.

Hagemeyer also won First Place Individual Overall, and Scheldorf placed third in the undergraduate poster competition.

Club members Tristan Marette, a senior crop and weed sciences student from Versailles, France, Tony Paul, a junior landscape architecture student from Sartell, MN, and Klarissa Walvatne, a sophomore agricultural economics and international studies major and military and political science minor from Battle Lake, MN, also participated.

The group made the most of their opportunity on the Big Island by touring Volcanoes National Park, the Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden, a coffee plantation, and black sand beaches.

The Horticulture and Forestry Club is advised by Department of Plant Sciences faculty Harlene Hatterman-Valenti and Todd West.

Author: Kamie Beeson, 701-231-7123,
Editor: Karen Hertsgaard, 701-231-5384,

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