Brickman Recognizes Outstanding Scholars at PLANETís Student Career Days

Brickman recently awarded two scholarships through the Professional Landcare Networkís (PLANETís) Educational Foundation. As a Founding Ambassador of the AEF program, Brickman is proud to support the education of the green industryís future leaders, with their sponsorship of two scholarships.

The Theodore W. Brickman Scholarship, which was awarded to Roberta McDaniel from Oklahoma State University, was created in recognition of founder Theodore W. Brickmanís dedication and commitment to education and his love of the landscape industry.

In addition to the Theodore Brickman Scholarship, The Hunt Family Scholarship was established by Bruce Hunt, a Senior Vice President at Brickman. This scholarship, which was awarded to John Eastman of Michigan State University, was created in recognition of Huntís desire to give back to the industry.

The awards were presented in a ceremony at PLANETís Student Career Days event, hosted by Brigham Young University. The weeklong event provides students, professors, and professionals a chance to interact and embrace the importance of education in the Green Industry. Workshops, competitions, and a career fair allow students to explore all aspects of the industry and get an understanding of potential career paths. Approximately 40 scholarships were awarded at this yearís conference, recognizing outstanding students and future leaders of the Green Industry.

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