News Release

Heidi Shol Receives MNLA Foundation Scholarship

By Elizabeth Tollefson on
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
One student in the Horticulture program at University of Minnesota -Crookston recently received a scholarship sponsored by the Minnesota Nursery and Landscape Association (MNLA) Foundation.  The scholarship recipient is Heidi Shol, Crookston.  MNLA member firm Baker LakeHeidi Shol Nursery, based in St. Stephen, sponsored the scholarship for Shol (pictured in photo, right). 
The MNLA scholarship program recognizes superior students enrolled in horticultural or landscape studies programs at several area colleges and universities.  The scholarships are designed by MNLA and its member companies to help grow future leaders in the nursery and landscape industry.
To be eligible for an MNLA scholarship, applicants must possess a “C” grade average or better, present letters of recommendation from instructors and employers, and submit an essay stating their career goals and objectives.
The Minnesota Nursery and Landscape Association is the state’s largest green industry trade association with over 1,200-member companies.  Members include nurseries, garden centers, landscape contractors, landscape designers, irrigation contractors, commercial flower growers, tree care specialists, professional gardening services, and turf and landscape management professionals. The MNLA Foundation values the work of green industry businesses and strives to Improve the Environment by Investing in Research and Education Growing Minds for a Greener Tomorrow.


Elizabeth Tollefson

University Relations