grounds crew 2019

The grounds crew transforms the grounds at the University of Minnesota Crookston every spring. Staff and student workers plant flowers and care for the grounds making the campus a summer stop for many. Thank you to the grounds team for their hard work making the campus beautiful! 

Back row, left to right, are Rebecca Sanders, Jeanie Olson, and Roseline Kanssole. Middle row: Greg Benoit, Neal Vraa, Seth Maxey, Tony Putz, Burno Marques, and Melissa Parkin. Front row: Jovan Chappell, Kylie Solheim, and Jaeden Lizakowski. 

Students include Seth Maxey, a freshman majoring in sport and recreation management from Sioux City, Iowa; Tony Putz, a sophomore majoring in medical lab science from Kasota, Minn.; Bruno Mauques, a senior double majoring in finance and international business from Brazil; Roseline Kanssole, a junior majoring in agricultural business from Burkina Faso; Jovan Chappell, a junior majoring sport and recreation management in from Ocala, Fla.; Kylie Solheim, a post-secondary enrollment student from Crookston, Minn.;  Jaeden Lizakowski, a student from the University of Minnesota Duluth. 

Story Contact: Shawn Smith - - (218) 281-8414