Lubbock Master Gardeners announce two scholarship recipients  

LUBBOCK — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension office of Lubbock County and Lubbock Master Gardeners Association are proud to announce the recipients of the 2019 LMGA scholarship.

“This year LMGA was able to award two $500 scholarships to area students pursuing a college education in botany, horticulture or a closely related field,” said Christina Reid, AgriLife Extension horticulture agent for Lubbock County. “This year’s recipients were announced at the September LMGA meeting.”

This year’s winners are Pierce Clary, a landscape architecture major, and Gabriella Hale, a plant and soil science major. Both recipients attend Texas Tech University.

LMGA scholarship recipient Gabriella Hale with association members. (Photo courtesy LMGA)

The annual LMGA scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and Lubbock-area college students.  Applicants should have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, and college students should be taking 12 or more hours each semester. 

2019 LMGA scholarship awardees Gabriella Hale and Pierce Clary. (Photo courtesy LMGA)

“LMGA and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Lubbock County horticulture are so pleased to support area students and look forward to seeing all that they will accomplish in the future,” said Reid.

LMGA is a member of the Texas Master Gardener Association, a non-profit educational and volunteer service organization affiliated with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. The program is designed to increase the availability of horticultural information and extend horticultural projects throughout the county. 

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