Through its scholarship program, the Gettysburg Garden Club supports local college students who study in horticulture-related fields. Two scholars are recipients this year. Samantha Schulteis, left, graduated from Duke University, and is pursuing a master’s degree at Yale. She is a Biglerville native. Rebecca Durbin, right, attends Penn State University’s main campus. She is a Bermudian Springs High School graduate and is from East Berlin. In the center of the photo is Chris Heller, the club’s Scholarship Committee Chair.
Both young women won local and state garden club awards. Samantha also won the National Garden Club Award.
The Gettysburg Garden Club, founded in 1960, promotes interest in all facets of gardening. The club is a nonprofit organization affiliated with the Garden Club Federation of Pennsylvania, The Central Atlantic Region of State Garden Clubs, Inc., and the National Garden Clubs, Inc.