In 2021 we gave out two $500 Scholarship Awards to High School students.
The local Newspaper reported on our June 2021 Annual Picnic event
In 2021: Left to right Cheryl Willey (DGC Vice-President), Billie Norton (DGC Member), Rachel Widmaier (student), Ja Nae Smith (student), Bobbie Rideout (DGC Schlarship Cmt)
Dorchester Garden Club Scholarship Awards Presented to Ja Nae Smith and Rachel Widmaier (July 2021)
The Dorchester Garden Club presented College Scholarship Awards to two young women from Dorchester County this week: Ja Nae Smith, a resident of Cambridge and a South Dorchester High School graduate and Rachel Widmaier of East New Market and North Dorchester High School.
In August 2021, Ms. Smith will be heading to the University of Maryland, majoring in Biology and Ms. Widmaier will attend New Mexico State University, majoring in Animal Science. The club’s scholarship is awarded to an applicant pursuing a major in the field of agriculture, botany, landscape design, environmental science or related field.
This year’s DGC scholarship committee included Bobbie Rideout and Billie Norton. DGC Vice President, Cheryl Willey was also on hand to facilitate the award presentation. This was the first year DGC awards were given out to applicants from both North Dorchester and South Dorchester High Schools. DGC President, David Adams, commented “our club is so happy to support these two deserving young women as they embark on the next exciting new venture in their education and careers that will make a difference in our world. They make all of Dorchester proud!”