Scholarship Winners Announced

Left to right: Skip Strong, Emma Strong, Tom McIntyre (BHGC Scholarship Chair).

The Bar Harbor Garden Club is proud to announce the winners of two scholarships designed to financially aid recipients pursuing their educational and work-related goals.  These winners will also be considered for eligibility for other Garden Club Federation of Maine, Inc. and the National Garden Clubs, Inc. scholarships.

The 2019 recipient of the Inge C.B. Weber Memorial Scholarship of $500 is Ms. Emma Strong.  She is a 2017 graduate of the MDI High School, and the daughter of MDI residents Annie Dundon and Skip Strong. Emma is a student at Warren Wilson College, Ashville, NC where she’s majoring in Ecological Forestry.  She is working this summer at a local landscape company serving large estate gardens on MDI.

Left rear row: BHGC members Dianne McMullan & Debby Smith; Kyffin Dolliver. Left front row: Jane Sanderson (BHGC President), Tom McIntyre (BHGC Scholarship Chair), Teryn Miller, Wendy Dolliver, Amy Dolliver Young.

Mr. Teryn Miller, a 2014 graduate of MDI High School, was presented The Peter H. Dolliver Legacy Scholarship of $500 for excellence in his follow-through in establishing LOCAL GROWTH, LLC.  Teryn is the son of Bing Miller and Jill Walker. Teryn studied mechanical engineering at Embry-Riddle University, was an exchange student in Ireland, volunteered for fresh water restoration projects during a Haitian earthquake disaster, and spent a year interning in Oregon where he learned the ways of sustainable organic food production practices.  Local Growth is a company that educates, designs and supports gardens in the MDI area.  They specialize in growth and supply of fresh greens to MDI farmers markets, restaurants, caterers and cafes.

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