AMGA Scholarship Recipients – Where are they now?

 

AMGA Scholarship Recipients – Where are they now?

Have you ever wondered about our previous scholarship recipients?

 Below is a listing of our AMGA Scholarship Recipients.                            scholarship2              

  • 2004 –2005: The 1st AMGA Scholarship was awarded to Robert Clifton from the Talladega/Sylacauga area. He began his career with Farmlinks and the Pursell Family, and is now the Property Manager for the Briarwood Presbyterian Campus in Birmingham.
  • 2005 – 2006 award to Renee Thompson from Auburn, who is the Head of Landscape Design for Creative Habitats, based out of Auburn and working throughout central Alabama.
  • 2006 – 2007 award to Delaine Borden from Auburn. Delaine went on to complete a MS in Horticulture from Auburn and worked for a while in Landscape Design at Creative Habitats in Auburn. Delaine then became a Research Associate in the Department of Horticulture. She now works for Auburn as an Academic Support Specialist in the School of Accountancy.
  • 2007 – 2008 award to Anna Marie Murphy from Dothan. Anna completed her MS in Horticulture from Auburn and then began a PhD in Horticulture at Virginia Tech. She is currently at Auburn as a Research Associate in the Department of Horticulture.
  • 2008 – 2009 award to Blake Thaxton from Huntsville. Blake completed a MS in Horticulture from Auburn and now works as a County Extension Agent in the Pensacola Florida area.
  • 2009 – 2010 award to Lucy Edwards from Decatur.  Lucy Edwards is a Regional Extension Agent. Her geographical area of responsibility includes: Coffee, Covington, Dale, Geneva, Henry and Houston Counties in Alabama
  • 2010 – 2011 award to Martin Maddox from Birmingham. Martin works with Landscape Associates in Birmingham.
  • 2011 – 2012 award to David Reeves from Hartselle. David graduated fall semester 2013 with a BS in Horticulture.
  • 2012 – 2013 award to Ashlyn Morgan from Opelika. Ashlyn now works for Samara Farms (a wholesale nursery) in Nashville.
  • 2013 – 2014/ 2014 – 2015 award to Jennifer Derrow from Eufaula and Jeremy Comer from Huntsville. Jeremy graduated in 2015 and now works in the landscape industry in Huntsville. Jennifer just graduated and has a part-time job as Co. Agent in Lee Co.
  • 2015–2016 award recipient Jay Penny, Albertville, is working on a MS in Horticulture, and Lilly Oaks, Danville, is currently serving as an Extension System Horticulture Intern at Mississippi State University but will be back in Auburn in August to begin her senior year in Horticulture