October 19, 2019
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Scholars honored at Camden Garden Club annual luncheon

Community Author: Stephanie Mathews
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Camden Garden Club | Contributed
Camden Garden Club | Contributed

CAMDEN — Lucas Fischer and Emma McGurren were honored as this year’s scholarship recipients by Camden Garden Club at their annual luncheon held on June 13 at the Samoset Resort.  Lucas, a 2019 graduate of Camden Hills Regional High School will attend Yale University in the fall to study Economics and Ecology.  Emma, a CHRHS alum, attends Clark University majoring in Global Environmental Studies.  Scholarship Chair Priscilla Granston and committee member Fran Moore presented the awards, and Lucas and Emma each took a moment to explain their future plans and goals to the members.  The Camden Garden Club’s Scholarship Program was established in 1984 and to date over 130 scholarships have been awarded to students majoring in horticulture related subjects.

The luncheon also provided an opportunity to recognize individual club members who have made an outstanding contribution to the organization over the past twelve months.  Judy McGuirk and Elizabeth Moran were congratulated by Co-Presidents Karen Cease and Ceil King and thanked by all for their extraordinary efforts this year.

Camden Garden Club is a member of the Garden Club Federation of Maine and National Garden Clubs, Inc.  Guests and prospective members are always welcome.  For more information about the club and its activities visit camdengardenclub.org or email camdengardenclub100@gmail.com .