Below are Ball internship reports from students who performed commercial production internships through the Vic & Margaret Ball Intern Scholarship Program.  In addition to receiving a paid internship experience, each also received a scholarship upon completion of their internship.

Mary Lewis – University of GeorgiaRachel Peterson
Internship at Walt Disney World Parks & Resorts

Maria Fox – Iowa State University
Internship at Green Circle Growers

Rachel Peterson – Kansas State University
Internship at Silver Vase, Inc.

Michael Del Valle Jr. – University of Georgia
Internship at The Sun Valley Group

Kendell Lolley – Kansas State University
Internship at Smith Gardens

Matthew Briggs – Kansas State University
Internship at Tagawa Greenhouses

Kara Williamson – Walters State Community College
Internship at Welby Gardens

Hilari Woodard – Kansas State University
Internship at The Sun Valley GroupDSC02479

Ashley Brinegar – Texas A&M University
Internship at Welby Gardens

Josh Henry – The Ohio State University
Internship at Smith Gardens

Andrew Payton – University of Georgia
Internship at Tagawa Greenhouses

Mitchell Haase – University of Wisconsin – River Falls
Internship at Tagawa Greenhouses

Kaylee South – University of Georgia
Internship at The Sun Valley Group

Eric Stallknecht – University of Georgia
Internship at The Sun Valley Group

William English – University of Georgia
Internship at Metrolina Greenhouses

Brianna Dorrell – Colorado State University
Internship at Smith Gardens

John Morgan – University of Georgia 
Internship at Tagawa GreenhousesMe by Company Sign

Jason Henry – Cornell University
Internship at Metrolina Greenhouses

Leah Malvar – University of Arkansas
Ball Internship at The Sun Valley Group

Elizabeth Brooks – University of Georgia
Ball Internship at Ashcombe Farm & Greenhouses

“I really enjoyed working at Goldsmith Seeds, Inc. This was one of the best summers I have had in a very long time. I was able to meet people that enriched my life and I visited places that I will never forget. I am thankful that the Vic and Margaret Ball Internship program allowed me to work in a different part of the country that I would have not visited otherwise.”– Shawn Appling, University of Georgia

Ashley Martin – University of Georgia
Ball Internship at The Sun Valley Group

Nicholas Flax – Iowa State University
Internship at Tagawa Greenhouses

Caroline Hooks – West Virginia University
Internship at Metrolina Greenhouses

Brittaney Nelson – Virginia Tech
Internship at Welby Gardens

Melanie Rausch – University of Georgia
Internship at Peace Tree Farm

Mark Keeley – University of Florida
Internship at Bell Nursery USA

Dominic Vercelote – University of Georgia
Internship at The Sun Valley Group

Kenneth McCabe – Iowa State University
Internship at Skagit Gardens

Intern PhotoAric Compliment – College of Dupage
Internship at Heartland Growers

Amy Hinkle – Penn State University
Internship at Bear Creek Farms

Joanna Kusilek – University of Wisconsin – River Falls
Internship at Bob’s Market & Greenhouse

Rachel Palmer – University of Minnesota
Internship at Metrolina Greenhouses

Anna Linder – University of Wisconsin – River Falls
Internship at Tagawa Greenhouses

Joshua Craver – Mississippi State University
Internship at Metrolina Greenhouses

Lola Siboldi – Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
Internship at The Sun Valley Group

Susanna Whelan – Texas A & M University
Internship at Molbak’s Home and Garden

Tha Cha – University of Wisconsin-River Falls
Internship at Tagawa GreenhousesPurpleTulips

Kyle Harger – University of Wisconsin-River Falls
Internship at Walter’s Gardens

Erik Edwards – University of Georgia
Internship at Pacific Plug & Liner

Charlotte Vetter – South Dakota University
Internship at Syngenta/Goldsmith Seeds

Jane Hall – University of Massachusetts
Internship at D.S. Cole Growers

Julia Christian – The University of Idaho
Internship at Molbak’s Home and Garden

Kaeli McIntire – Illinois Central College
Internship at Welby Gardens

Kellie Walters – Iowa State University
Internship at Molbak’ssunflower3

Jacob Kluza – University of Wisconsin – River Falls
Internship at Skagit Gardens

Kristina Leader – University of Wisconsin – River Falls
Internship at Tagawa Greenhouses

Ramanda Maves – University of Wisconsin – River Falls
Internship at Tagawa Greenhouses

Charles McKenzie – University of Georgia
Internship at Tagawa Greenhouses

Ryan Dickson – University of Florida
Internship at Welby Gardens