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Internship Reports

Intership Reports

Sumi Lee

University: North Carolina State University
Location: Mayesh Wholesale, Charlotte, NC
Year: May – August 2023

Gabriella Garcia

University: Texas State University
Location: Jacksonville Flower Market
Year: May – August 2023

Jaclyn Reding

University: Iowa State University
Location: Central Iowa Floral, Inc.
Year: February – May 2023

Amara Limberis

University: University of Missouri – Columbia
Location: Tiger Garden, Missouri
Year: February – May 2023

Audrey Arntz

University: California Polytechnic State University
Location: Neal Mast Greenhouse, MI
Year: 2023

Kyle Beckman

University: Colorado State University
Location: Skagit Horticulture
Year: 2023

Jordan Books

University: Colorado State University
Location: Welby Garden, CO
Year: 2023

Olivia DeWolf

University: Kansas State University
Location: Neal Mast Greenhouses
Year: 2023

Megan Nelson

University: Kansas State University
Location: Tagawa Greenhouses
Year: 2023

Cora Manica

University: Kansas State University
Location: Dripping Springs Garden
Year: 2023

Maggie Whittington

University: University of Tennessee
Location: Neal Mast Greenhouses
Year: 2023

Ian Graves

University: Southeast Missouri State University
Location: Phillips Flower Shop – Westmont, IL
Year: May 2022 – August 2022

Abigail Robinson

University: University of Missouri – Columbia
Location: Tiger Garden, Missouri
Year: May – August 2022

Zachary Rosenkrans

University: Kansas State University
Location: Olive Hill Greenhouse, CA
Year: 2022

Mitchell Rawson

University: Iowa State University
Location: Green Circle Growers, OH
Year: 2022

Alejandra Ruelas

University: Arizona State University
Location: Altman Plants, CA
Year: 2022

Hannah Kramer

University: Iowa State University
Location: Tagawa Greenhouses
Year: 2022

Emily Larsen

University: University of Wisconsin River Falls
Location: Altman Plants, CO
Year: 2022

Noah Crow

University: Mississippi State University
Year: 2022

Charles Crume

University: Texas A&M University
Location: Neal Mast Greenhouses
Year: 2022

Grace Anderson

University: University of Missouri
Location: Tiger Garden
Year: May 2021 – August 2021

Hannah Brendzen

University: Missouri State University
Location: A Moment of Grace Florist
Year: May 2021 – August 2021

Madison Frost

University: Brigham Young University
Location: Metrolina Greenhouses
Year: 2021

Christina Rodriguez

University: Kansas State University
Location: Smith Gardens
Year: 2021

Meghan Bundick

University: West Virginia University
Location: Altman Plants
Year: 2021

William Billmeyer

University: Kirkwood Community College
Location: Tagawa Greenhouses
Year: 2021

Cole Bieker

University: Kansas Sate University
Location: Green Circle Growers
Year: 2021

Katelyn Reiss

University: University of Missouri-Columbia
Year: 2020

Kelsey Brazelton

University: University of Arkansas
Location: Dr. Delphinium Design and Events
Year: 2019

Anja Senn

University: Texas State University
Location: Metrolina Greenhouses
Year: 2020

Patrick Youds

University: Iowa State University
Location: Neal Mast Greenhouses
Year: 2020

Sherman Hartman

University: Iowa State University
Location: Tagawa Greenhouses
Year: 2020

Kerri Knott

University: Virginia Tech
Location: Longwood Gardens
Year: 2019

Austin Vonkutzleben

University: University of Georgia
Location: Skagit Horticulture
Year: 2019

Elizabeth Tanner

University: University of Idaho
Location: Ocean View Flowers
Year: 2019

Erin Sparkman

University: Mississippi State University
Location: Neal Mast Greenhouses
Year: 2019

Kade Frizzell

University: Kansas State University
Location: Metrolina Greenhouses
Year: 2019

Katherine Myres

University: University of Arkansas
Location: Neal Mast Greenhouses
Year: 2019

Katelynn Clark

University: Kansas State University
Location: Tagawa Greenhouse Enterprise
Year: 2019

Lael Mathis

University: Colorado State University
Location: Sun Valley Floral Group
Year: 2019

Renata Goossen

University: Kansas State University
Location: Green Circle Growers
Year: 2019

Kyle Craft

University: University of Georgia
Location: Smith Gardens
Year: 2018

Sara Chance

University: University of Georgia
Location: North Creek Nurseries
Year: 2019

Rebecca Helton

University: University of Missouri–Columbia
Location: Dr. Delphinium
Year: 2018

Ryan Niepagan

University: Iowa State University
Location: Tagawa Greenhouses
Year: 2018

Ian Johnson

University: Iowa State University
Location: Len Busch Roses
Year: 2018

Kimberly Cooper

University: University of Georgia
Location: Green Circle Growers
Year: 2018

Gergely Motolai

University: Kansas State University
Location: Tagawa Greenhouses
Year: 2018

Danielle Haynos

University: Kansas State University
Location: Neal Mast and Sons Greenhouses
Year: 2018

Conner Nickerson

University: Kansas State University
Location: D.S. Cole Growers
Year: 2018

Christina Newton

University: Eastern Kentucky University
Location: Hall’s Flower Shop and Garden Center
Year: 2017

Katelyn Stoops

University: University of Missouri
Location: Kent’s Floral Gallery
Year: 2017

Laura Coggan

University: Virginia Tech
Location: Mast Young Plants
Year: 2017

Markis Hill

University: Kansas State University
Location: Swift Greenhouses
Year: 2017

Thomas Brumblow

University: University of Georgia
Location: Heronswood
Year: 2017

Kahli Connolly

University: University of Maine
Location: North Creek Nurseries
Year: 2017

Amanda Woolley

University: Kansas State University
Location: Tagawa Greenhouses
Year: 2017

Nicolette Malifitano

University: University of Maine
Year: 2017

Emily Currens

University: University of Georgia
Location: Neal Mast Greenhouses
Year: 2017

Curtis Partain

University: Kansas State University
Location: Tagawa Greenhouses
Year: 2017

Mary Lewis

University: University of Georgia
Location: Walt Disney World Parks & Resorts
Year: 2017

Hauk Boyes

University: Cornell University
Location: Ball Horticultural Company
Year: 2017

Rachel Peterson

University: Kansas State University
Location: Silver Vase, Inc.
Year: 2017

Loren Anthony

University: University of Arkansas
Location: Shirley’s Flowers & Gifts
Year: 2016

Kailey Brooks

University: University of Missouri
Location: Baisch and Skinner
Year: 2016

Maria Fox

University: Iowa State University
Location: Green Circle Growers
Year: 2016

Kendell Lolley

University: Kansas State University
Location: Smith Gardens
Year: 2016

Michael Del Valle Jr.

University: University of Georgia
Location: The Sun Valley Group
Year: 2016

Kara Williamson

University: Walters State Community College
Location: Welby Gardens
Year: 2016

Matthew Briggs

University: Kansas State University
Year: 2016

Jaclyn Nelson

University: University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Location: Bachman’s Inc.
Year: 2015

Kaitlin Ziesmer

University: Murray State University
Location: A Festive Touch
Year: 2015

Ashley Brinegar

University: Texas A&M University
Location: Welby Gardens
Year: 2015

Hilari Woodard

University: Kansas State University
Year: 2015

Andrew Payton

University: University of Georgia
Location: Tagawa Greenhouses
Year: 2015

Josh Henry

University: The Ohio State University
Location: Smith Gardens
Year: 2015

Mitchell Haase

University: University of Wisconsin
Location: Tagawa Greenhouses
Year: 2015

Kailie Dunlap

University: Mississippi State University
Location: Artistic Florist
Year: 2014

Jordana Keffer

University: Mississippi State University
Location: Petals & Pails
Year: 2014

Kaylee South

University: University of Georgia
Location: The Sun Valley Group
Year: 2014

William English

University: University of Georgia
Location: Metrolina Greenhouses
Year: 2014

Eric Stallknecht

University: University of Georgia
Location: The Sun Valley Group
Year: 2014

John Morgan

University: University of Georgia
Location: Tagawa Greenhouses
Year: 2014

Brianna Dorrell

University: Colorado State University
Location: Smith Gardens
Year: 2014

Jason Henry

University: Cornell University
Location: Metrolina Greenhouses
Year: 2014

Beth McDougald

University: Mississippi State University
Location: Baisch and Skinner
Year: 2013

Ryanna Zoellner

University: University of Georgia
Location: Phoenix Flower Shops
Year: 2013

Leah Malvar

University: University of Arkansas
Location: Ball Internship at The Sun Valley Group
Year: 2013

Elizabeth Brooks

University: University of Georgia
Year: 2013

Ashley Martin

University: University of Georgia
Location: Tagawa Greenhouses
Year: 2013

Caroline Hooks

University: West Virginia University
Location: Metrolina Greenhouses
Year: 2013

Brittaney Nelson

University: Virginia Tech
Location: Welby Gardens
Year: 2013

Kellie Walters

University: Iowa State University
Year: 2013

Amber Lemmenes

University: Gateway Technical College
Location: Phillip’s Flowers
Year: 2013

Whitney Fraser

University: Clemson University
Location: Artistic Florist
Year: 2012

Ashlie DeArmitt

University: SUNY Cobleskill
Location: Royer’s Flowers and Gifts
Year: 2012

Lauren Sebesta

University: Texas A&M
Location: Dr. Delphinium
Year: 2012

Allison Rizzetta

University: Virginia Tech
Location: Flowers by Kings
Year: 2012

Nicholas Flax

University: Iowa State University
Location: Tagawa Greenhouses
Year: 2012

Melanie Rausch

University: University of Georgia
Location: Peace Tree Farm
Year: 2012

Mark Keeley

University: University of Florida
Location: Bell Nursery USA
Year: 2012

Tha Cha

University: University of Wisconsin-River Falls
Year: 2012

Erik Edwards

University: University of Georgia
Location: Pacific Plug & Liner
Year: 2012

Jane Hall

University: University of Massachusetts
Location: D.S. Cole Growers
Year: 2012

Kaeli McIntire

University: Illinois Central College
Location: Welby Gardens
Year: 2012

Julia Christian

University: The University of Idaho
Location: Molbak’s Home and Garden
Year: 2012

Jacob Kluza

University: University of Wisconsin
Location: Skagit Gardens
Year: 2012

Kristina Leader

University: University of Wisconsin
Location: Tagawa Greenhouses
Year: 2012

Ramanda Maves

University: University of Wisconsin
Location: Tagawa Greenhouses
Year: 2012

Charles McKenzie

University: University of Georgia
Location: Tagawa Greenhouses
Year: 2012

Bridget Baker

University: Kansas State University
Location: Baisch & Skinner
Year: 2011

Katherine Ashby

University: Eastern Oklahoma State College
Location: Greenleaf Nursery
Year: 2011

Dominic Vercelote

University: University of Georgia
Location: The Sun Valley Group
Year: 2011

Joshua Craver

University: Mississippi State University
Location: Metrolina Greenhouses
Year: 2011

Lola Siboldi

University: Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
Year: 2011

Susanna Whelan

University: Texas A & M University
Location: Molbak’s Home and Garden
Year: 2011

Kyle Harger

University: University of Wisconsin-River Falls
Year: 2011

Charlotte Vetter

University: South Dakota University
Location: Syngenta/Goldsmith Seeds
Year: 2011

Ongela Djerf

University: Delaware Valley College
Location: Royer’s Flowers and Gift
Year: 2010

Vanneza Rivera

University: University of Florida
Location: InBloom Florist
Year: 2010

Kenneth McCabe

University: Iowa State University
Location: Skagit Gardens
Year: 2010

Aric Compliment

University: College of Dupage
Location: Heartland Growers
Year: 2010

Joanna Kusilek

University: University of Wisconsin
Location: Bob’s Market & Greenhouse
Year: 2010

Amy Hinkle

University: Penn State University
Location: Bear Creek Farms
Year: 2010

Anna Linder

University: University of Wisconsin
Location: Tagawa Greenhouses
Year: 2010

Rachel Palmer

University: University of Minnesota
Location: Metrolina Greenhouses
Year: 2010

Erin Hays

University: University of Arkansas
Location: Rose of Sharon, Event Florist
Year: 2009

Pamela Anthony

University: Brigham Young University
Location: Bo-Ty Florist, Inc.
Year: 2009

Ryan Dickson

University: University of Florida
Location: Welby Gardens
Year: 2009

Brandon Lowry

University: University of Wisconsin
Location: Bachman’s Inc.
Year: 2008

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